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2 bodies found at Longview Lake, police investigating

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Police in Kansas City are conducting a death investigation at Longview Lake in Jackson County. 

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SB I-470 closed at 40 Highway due to wreck

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All lanes of southbound Interstate 470 are closed at 40 Highway due to a multiple-vehicle crash. 

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Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

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Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.

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Shawnee Mission South dismisses early due to smoke in school

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Students and teachers were sent home from Shawnee Mission South early Wednesday after smoke filled part of the building.

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FORECAST: Enjoy a pleasant evening as skies clear Wednesday

Enjoy a very pleasant evening as skies clear and the threat of rain ends. A gentle north breeze will coast in holding temperatures in the middle 70s through most of your evening.

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Police ID woman killed after wreck in Grandview

The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of the Highway 71 Outer Road north of Highway 150. (KCTV5) The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of the Highway 71 Outer Road north of Highway 150. (KCTV5)
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Authorities say a woman has died after a motorcycle crash just north of Missouri Highway 150.

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A contact lens was embedded in woman's eyelid for 28 years

In this photo illustration a contact lens is on a finger on February 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Illustration by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) In this photo illustration a contact lens is on a finger on February 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Illustration by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)
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That's what happened to a 42-year-old British woman, according to a report recently published in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

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Blue Springs School District plans upgrades after city approves $99 million bond

Construction has already begun for a new 70,000 square-foot freshman wing at Blue Springs South High School. (KCTV5) Construction has already begun for a new 70,000 square-foot freshman wing at Blue Springs South High School. (KCTV5)
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The Blue Springs School District has broken ground on improvements to their schools and they owe it all to the community. Voters in the August election passed a $99 million bond and right away, schools went to work. 

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Verizon's 5G sales pitch: Free TV

Verizon wants 5G to become a serious competitor to broadband internet. And it thinks free TV will do the trick. (Getty Images) Verizon wants 5G to become a serious competitor to broadband internet. And it thinks free TV will do the trick. (Getty Images)
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Verizon wants 5G to become a serious competitor to broadband internet. And it thinks free TV will do the trick.

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Takeaways from Chiefs Training Camp: One-on-one with QB Patrick Mahomes

Chiefs Training Camp is a wrap and quarterback Patrick Mahomes is ready for more playing time. Will he get it in the second preseason game? KCTV5’s Dani Welniak tells us next.

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John Lennon's killer is up for parole

In an exclusive ABC News' '20/20' interview, Barbara Walters spoke with Beatle John Lennon's assassin, Mark David Chapman, at the Attica Correctional Center.(Photo by Steve Fenn/ABC via Getty Images) In an exclusive ABC News' '20/20' interview, Barbara Walters spoke with Beatle John Lennon's assassin, Mark David Chapman, at the Attica Correctional Center.(Photo by Steve Fenn/ABC via Getty Images)
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Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York's parole board next week, in what will be his 10th attempt to win release.

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Missouri unemployment drops to lowest rate since June 2000

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Missouri's unemployment has dropped slightly to hit its lowest rate since June 2000.

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Lawyer involved in Greitens' case to be investigated

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. (AP File Photo) Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. (AP File Photo)
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A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate allegations that a lawyer for the ex-husband of the woman who had an affair with former Gov. Eric Greitens violated a gag order.

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Nearly $500K disappeared from school cafeterias. Officials say the lunch ladies did it.

Marie Wilson, 67, and Joanne Pascarelli, 61, are charged with larceny and defrauding a public community. (New Canaan Police Department) Marie Wilson, 67, and Joanne Pascarelli, 61, are charged with larceny and defrauding a public community. (New Canaan Police Department)
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For four years, nearly half-a-million dollars quietly vanished from cafeteria registers at two schools in Connecticut.

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Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical found in some cereals, report finds

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Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe, according to a report.

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Former lacrosse team board member convicted after attempting to solicit sex from teen player in Platte County

James L. McEnerney, 61, of Overland Park, KS, pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct in Platte County Associate Circuit Court on July 24. (Platte County Prosecuting Attorney) James L. McEnerney, 61, of Overland Park, KS, pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct in Platte County Associate Circuit Court on July 24. (Platte County Prosecuting Attorney)
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A former club lacrosse team board member in Platte County, MO, has been convicted of a sex crime for attempting to solicit sex from a 17-year-old team member. 

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  • Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

    Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:58:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act...
    The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act".More >
    The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act".More >
  • Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:57:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >
  • Diversity-focused academy program boosts Hollywood dreamers

    Diversity-focused academy program boosts Hollywood dreamers

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:55:08 GMT
    (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Pi...(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Pi...
    Diversity-focused internship program from film academy program gives Hollywood dreamers a foot in the door.More >
    Diversity-focused internship program from film academy program gives Hollywood dreamers a foot in the door.More >

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