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Man sentenced in Missouri's biggest identity theft case

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A man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in masterminding the largest identity theft case ever in Missouri. More>>

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Artist pulls work from Roeland Park in protest of anti-discrimination vote

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Some people in Roeland Park are asking where some of the city's art has gone. More>>

Giraffe collides with overhead bridge, killed during transport

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An animal cruelty group plans to investigate the death of a giraffe during transport in South Africa.  More>>

Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

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Listen up, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Sun Trust: A Canadian bank surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.


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Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

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A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and... More>>

Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

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Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking... More>>

Overland Park man accused of robbing Bellagio, spending it on prostitutes

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An Overland Park native is accused of robbing the Bellagio and going on a spending spree with prostitutes. More>>

Emory Hospital in Atlanta to receive Ebola patient Video included

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Emory University Hospital has been told that a patient with the Ebola virus will be transferred to its hospital in Atlanta. More>>

Lab walks 30 miles to previous owner, but won't take dog back

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Lady has had two families reject her in recent weeks including after she walked 30 miles to get back to one of the families. But a Florida heiress who loves animals is vowing to make the lab's golden years truly happy.
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Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

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Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day - in... More>>

US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

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Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the... More>>

Senate kills spending bill for border crisis

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A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote. More>>

Local culinary teams captures national championship

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Adding to their already impressive resume, the Johnson County Community College culinary team captures the grand prize at the American Culinary Federation's student team national championship. More>>

Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

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Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink. More>>

Farmers take sides on 'right to farm' amendment

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Amendment 1 on the ballot would guarantee farmers and ranchers the right to engage in their livelihoods and farmers have lined up on both sides of the issue. More>>

Kansas City Council bans open carry

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The Kansas City Council adopted an ordinance that bans people from openly carrying firearms inside the city limits. More>>

Liberty Memorial visitors not happy with grass' condition after event

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Liberty Memorial officials are calling the recent Fiery Stick event one of the most successful they've ever hosted, but some who use the park aren't happy with the condition of the grass after it was all said and done. More>>

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

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The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the... More>>

Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

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CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report. More>>

Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

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As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the... More>>

Virginia calf with prosthetic legs gets book deal Video included

Hero the calf. Hero the calf.
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A special calf named 'Hero 'is back home in Virginia after getting two prosthetics legs. More>>

Woman arrested in Lawrence homicide

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Authorities say an arrest warrant has been issued for a 38-year-old woman in connection to the death of Lawrence woman. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Pianist's goal is to keep jazz thriving in KC

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He's been a fixture on the Kansas City jazz scene for more than two decades. More>>

Rare sheep-goat hybrid born at petting zoo Video included

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A rare sheep-goat hybrid was born at a petting zoo in Arizona.

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Crowd cheers as Orlando Bloom takes swing at Justin Bieber

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A crowd cheered early Wednesday as actor Orlando Bloom took a swing at singer Justin Bieber during a heated exchange outside a popular nightclub in Spain. More>>

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