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Enriching elephant rides for children

In this photo from The Kansas City Star’s historical archives, children ride an elephant as they participate in a cultural enrichment program with the Kansas City Zoo and the First Baptist Church during the summer in 1968.

Three pedestrians were killed by vehicles in Kansas City this weekend

Kansas City police located the SUV and driver involved in the hit-and-run death of pedestrian Jyra Hill on U.S. 71. This was the third pedestrian fatality since Friday night in Kansas City.
Neil Nakahodo The Kansas City Star