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On Hold: Tyson plant project set for Tonganoxie stuck for now

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Tyson says they are putting a proposed plant "on hold" for Tonganoxie. 

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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica Video included

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Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.

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Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake Video included

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Ordinary Mexicans are volunteering to wriggle into a collapsed school after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake pancaked a three-story structure. More>>

Chris Suchan has your StormTrack5 forecast

It is an extremely mild start this morning. Temperatures are more typical of early August than mid September in the lower to mid 70s. There is a steady breeze from the south too. This afternoon turns partly sunny to variably cloudy with patchy clouds. Highs reach the mid to upper 80s.

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Man dies following shooting at 50th, Troost

Witnesses say they heard several gunshots in the area. (KCTV5) Witnesses say they heard several gunshots in the area. (KCTV5)
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A man is dead following a shooting at 50th Street and Troost Avenue on Tuesday night. Police responded to the scene at about 10 p.m. 

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Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Sporting KC hosts New York Red Bulls in finals showdown

A victory on Wednesday would underscore Sporting KC’s imperious reign in a storied competition that dates back to 1913. (AP) A victory on Wednesday would underscore Sporting KC’s imperious reign in a storied competition that dates back to 1913. (AP)
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Two teams on the brink of championship glory will go head-to-head Wednesday night when Sporting Kansas City hosts the New York Red Bulls in the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final at Children’s Mercy Park. 

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Stroman ends 5-start winless streak, Jays beat Royals 5-2

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Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings to win for the first time in six starts, Darwin Barney hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Tuesday night.

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Man arrested in connection with deadly shooting in Lawrence

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One person is under arrest after a Lawrence man was found dead about two miles from the University of Kansas campus.

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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

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Hurricane Maria has pounded Dominica with "widespread devastation" as it barrels toward St. Croix and threatens catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico.

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St. Louis faith leaders urge peace, justice amid turmoil Video included

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Protesters gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis on Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars after more than 120 people were arrested the day earlier.

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Taco Bell to open 300 new locations that will serve alcohol

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Taco Bell is about to put booze on the menu at more than 300 new locations.

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Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

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Toys R Us says court-supervised proceedings will help restructure its outstanding debt and reorganize for long-term growth.

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Navy plans to use Xbox controllers to operate submarine periscopes

PCU North Dakota (SSN 784) is pictured during bravo sea trials on Aug. 18, 2014. (US Navy Photo) PCU North Dakota (SSN 784) is pictured during bravo sea trials on Aug. 18, 2014. (US Navy Photo)
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The U.S. Navy plans to use Xbox 360 controllers to operate periscopes aboard its newer submarines. 

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In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea Video included

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The president was expected to stand before world leaders and a global audience and declare that U.N. members, acting as a collection of self-interested nations, should unite to confront global dangers, according to aides previewing his speech.

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Mexico's president says 22 dead at fallen school

(AP Photo/Miguel Tovar) (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
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Mexico's president says 22 people have died at a school that collapsed in the nation's capital due to Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake. 

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The Rant: Viewers respond to lawsuit against Jackson County jail

"If you can't do the time, don't do the crime," one viewer said of the lawsuit. 

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Local law enforcement experts talk response to protests in Kansas City, St. Louis

People have been taking to the streets in St. Louis day after day to protest the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley. KCTV5's Caroline Sweeney talked to law enforcement experts about the response. 

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Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

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Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, justifying the spurt of red ink with promises of surging economic growth and a burst of new revenues. 

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WATCH: A grabby cat collects cash for the homeless

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A cat in Oklahoma is robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. 

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