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Obama dines at Arthur Bryant's ahead of address on economy

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President Barack Obama dined at Arthur Bryant's ahead of his address on Wednesday about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession. Businesses, residents and commuters are preparing for his visit.
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Kansas City native talks about career with President Obama

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As the city prepares to welcome President Barack Obama on Tuesday evening, there is one man close to him who no doubt offered some advice on places he may want to visit. More>>

"Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" hurts adoption chances Video included

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It's not a disease and it's not contagious, but "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" is a sad, real condition affecting animal shelters.
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2 women narrowly escape death on IN railroad bridge Video included

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Two women were nearly hit by a train, but survived, and their brush with death was caught on camera. 

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KU added to list of schools in federal sex assault probe

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The University of Kansas and Washburn University are joining a list that college officials won't be bragging about. They are among five more schools added to the list of colleges and universities under investigation for how they handled investigations into sexual assaults. More>>

Disturbing videos show teens setting themselves on fire

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Disturbing new videos are showing up on YouTube of something called the "fire challenge." More>>

Local fire department gets oxygen mask for pets

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A new device could help save the lives of pets in the event of fire - an oxygen mask made just for pets. More>>

Some celebrating, others lamenting cool July

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While many are enjoying the cooler weather in July, it is causing problems for others who count on the summer time heat. More>>

Man charged in June deadly parking lot shooting

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A 24-year-old man has been charged in connection with the June 14 shooting that killed Christopher Mondaine in a parking lot near Sixth Street and Grand Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Tuesday. More>>

Homes temporarily evacuated due to Lenexa gas leak

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Homes were temporarily evacuated due to a gas leak Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Girl dies after being hit by plane in Florida

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. More>>

Toby Keith named as 'Forbes 2014 Top-Paid' country artist

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Toby Keith is country music’s top paid artist.

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Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

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President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday. More>>

New Hampshire man held on $1M in teen's kidnapping

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A New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping a teenage girl nine months ago was ordered held on $1 million bail Tuesday as the girl watched from the front row of the courtroom. More>>

Man charged with car dealer's murder over bad sale

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A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder. More>>

Gladstone police want to question man about fatal shooting

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Detectives want to question a 21-year-old man in connection with Gladstone's only homicide of 2014. More>>

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Kansas City police say drug PCP caused explosion

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Kansas City police say a weekend explosion is the first time they've encountered such a blast caused by the powerful hallucinogenic drug PCP. More>>

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What are Nikita and Berlin up to today at the Kansas City Zoo? Find out here in this live polar-bear camera. The free, online viewing allows anyone to watch Nikita and Berlin up close from their computer.
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