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First in line: Woman waits days to see President Obama speak

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Some people may think Darlene Ford is a little nuts for getting in line three days early to try and see President Barack Obama speak in Kansas City on Wednesday.
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Attack on park in Gaza war kills 10, most children Video included

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A strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people Monday, nine of them children, as Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack and fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Muslim holiday. More>>

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

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The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. More>>

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

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A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. More>>

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Police ID boy, 11, killed in Independence wreck

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Police said an 11-year-old Independence boy died following a wreck in Independence that sent multiple people to the hospital Friday morning. More>>

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

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Police on Monday said they had recovered a shotgun from an apartment where a couple and their three children were shot to death. More>>

Three suspected burglars arrested following chase

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Three suspects were taken into custody after a reported aggravated burglary and vehicle pursuit. More>>

KBI, police probe possible homicide in Lawrence

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Authorities are investigating a possible homicide after a female was found dead in a Lawrence home. More>>

St. Joe man, 84, killed in tractor-vehicle crash

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A 84-year-old St. Joseph man has died after a motorist struck his farm tractor in northwest Missouri. More>>

Number of kids in state custody at all-time high

The number of Kansas children in state custody has risen to all-time highs as the number of child abuse and neglect complaints also is climbing. More>>

Lawrence man, 24, arrested in stabbing

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A 24-year-old Lawrence man faces a charge of trying to murder another man after an incident Sunday evening. More>>

Kansas City, Kansas, abortion clinic closed

One of four remaining clinics in Kansas that provide abortions has closed because its doctor and manager have retired. More>>

Internet melts over 10-week-old baby's relationship with pit bull pup

A 10-week-old baby and 8-week-old Pitbull have a fascinating relationship. They absolutely adore each other! More>>

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

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When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. More>>

Man dies after lightning strike affects 14 Video included

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A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said. More>>

Man dies after lightning strikes Venice Beach, CA Video included

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The Los Angeles Coroner's Office says it's unclear if he was killed by the lightning, drowned or was trampled by the crowd.

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Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

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Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. More>>

The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

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Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. More>>

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

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A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group... More>>

Missing Lee's Summit man found, reunited with his family

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Concerns for a missing Lee's Summit man's health grow as the search continues to locate him. More>>

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

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With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. More>>

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

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Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. More>>

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

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Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. More>>

Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

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The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped. More>>

Police: No foul play suspected in baby's death at hotel

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Police say they do not suspect foul play in a baby's death at a Kansas City hotel. More>>

Police use fogger to disperse crowds after Plaza fight

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There was apparently some trouble again Saturday night on the Country Club Plaza. More>>

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Tim McGraw fan over the moon after singer serenades her

A touching moment between Tim McGraw and a fan caught on video. If you think you're a huge McGraw fan, this Georgia woman may have you beat.

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Meat truck driver slams into Gladstone apartment

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A meat truck driver slammed into an apartment in Gladstone on Saturday. More>>

Report: Kansas City International Airport hub for terrorist travel

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A report compiled when Kansas City was seeking federal terrorism and emergency response grants claims Kansas City International Airport is a hub for terrorist travel. More>>

Health alert for Kansas City company's chicken

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a public health alert because a Kansas City company refused to recall uninspected chicken products. More>>

Officers exposed to substance after suspected drug explosion

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Police said that three officers were exposed to an unknown substance when they responded to a suspected drug explosion. More>>

Bar catches heat for sign insensitive to women Video included

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In a statement, The Cabin marketing director Chris Cinka said he was "more than sorry for the sign" and that it was not meant to be a "rape joke." More>>

Pampered pooches live it up at pet hotels Video included

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Posh pet hotels are popping up across the U.S. Check out the lavish and extravagant accommodations for man’s best friend.

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