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Faces of Kansas City: Life-long passion creates place for skateboarders


A skateboarder has helped create a place for Kansas City skaters. More>>

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Faces of Kansas City: Leawood native pursues dreams of opera stardom


A local opera singer is making a name for himself across the ocean. He says he wouldn't be where he is now if it wasn't for his metro high school.

Faces of Kansas City: Pitmasters with a passion for helping others


The Harvesters charity might bring up images of canned goods and non-perishable foods, but one team is putting a Kansas City spin on their donations for the hungry. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Run to raise awareness for brain cancer continues to grow


A diagnosis of cancer is devastating and it's hard to know how any of us would react to hearing the news. One man's idea before he lost his battle with cancer is growing year by year. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Couple opens their home to dozens of foster kids


A local couple opens their home to children in need and now they're hoping to help other parents who want to do the same. More>>

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


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

Faces of Kansas City: Young chef making name for himself


Meet the chef behind the delicious meals at a famous metro hotel and restaurant. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: A man's pride in his work


This plumber has seen many things that many of us wouldn't be able to stomach. He's done so much more than fix pipes over his many years on the job. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Bringing entertainment, culture to downtown KC


Meet a man who has helped bring music, theater and culture to downtown Kansas City for decades. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Wonderscope provides learning fun for kids


With summer comes kids looking for something to do and in Shawnee is one of the city's best resources for parents and kids. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Plaza company becoming leader in marketing


Just off the Country Club Plaza there's a company that's quietly becoming a global leader in digital marketing. It's led by a former officer in the British Army. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: V's Italiano Ristorante an institution since 1963


In 1963 John F. Kennedy was in the White House, Lassie was a hit series on TV and the Beatles had just released the single, I Want to Hold Your Hand. That was also the same year a bold young woman had a dream about pizza. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Saying goodbye to famous accordion player

Decades of music come to an end in Kansas City, KS, as friends and family said goodbye to music legend Don Lipovac.  More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Man providing for local family and Haitian family


You know that feeling when it just doesn't seem like there are enough hours in the day? There's a local cab driver who feels that way every day. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Organization provides services to injured, orphaned wild animals


Operation WildLife has been providing rehabilitation and veterinary services to injured and orphaned wild animals in northeast Kansas for almost 20 years. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Dancing the night away


It's 10 p.m. on a Friday night in Overland Park and, while most people his age aren't even up, Al Crosthwait is about to get down. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Program helping families get out of homeless rut


River of Refuge is helping families get out of their homeless rut and onto a new path. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: He was part of a miracle and he calls KC home


With the Winter Olympics in full force KCTV5's Brad Stephens wanted to focus on one of the people who played a part in what is arguably one of America's best moments.     More>>


Faces of Kansas City: Girl's battle with serious illness ends, RIP Dylynn


There's a sad update concerning a little girl featured on Faces of Kansas City this summer. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: KCK man's love of comics inspires him to reach for the stars


Comic books such as Superman allowed Dr. Harold Finch's imagination to soar as he was growing up in Kansas City, KS. They actually inspired him to reach for the stars and so much more. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Sprint campus employees wish man's best friend a happy retirement


Sprint employees are bracing for what is sure to be an emotional retirement from their ranks. Her co-workers said she brightens up the room every time she enters, although she slobbers a little and sheds a lot. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Man's drum-making talents result in big requests


What might look like an ordinary wood pile to most is something completely different for Cyrus Fillmore. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Woman's job involves making sure our beer tastes up to par


Who can claim they get to go into work and drink beer on the job? Between battling it out on the skating rink and being a quality assurance taster for Boulevard, Elizabeth Belden is one busy lady. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: The musical world of Anton Krutz


Located in the heart of downtown Merriam, K.C. Strings Violin Shop, is a musical Mecca.  Here they make violins, violas, cellos and basses.  Many of these instruments end up in the hands of professional musicians not just around the country but the world.   More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Preserving history for generations to come


Did you know when you visit the National World War I Museum you're really just seeing a fraction of the entire museum's fascinating displays and objects? More>>

Faces of Kansas City: The man behind Kanrocksas


Meet the concert promoter behind Kanrocksas, taking place August 5 and 6 at the Kansas Speedway. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Man mushes along despite setbacks


There's a lot of double-taking going on in Waldo and you'd do a double-take too if you saw a guy on a dogsled being pulled by five huskies in the middle of May. More>>

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