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Before you head out the door this morning, here is your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Here are the top headlines in Kansas City for Thursday, May 16, 2019:

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) -- Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama's governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law. (More)

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV/AP) — Authorities are investigating what appears to be a deadly hit-and-run crash in Kansas City. (More)

BURBANK, CA (AP) — With "The Big Bang Theory" ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and camaraderie. (More)

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Thursday is National Barbecue Day, but that’s pretty much every day in Kansas City. So, if anyone were to compile a list of the best barbecue spots in the nation, you’d think some metro places would be on there, right? Well, that’s not the case. (More)

(CBS News) -- Many people are not aware that obesity is a risk factor for cancer. Now new research shows changes in diet can lower a woman’s risk of getting breast cancer and dying from the disease. (More)

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WASHINGTON (AP/Meredith) — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to "hear" a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. (More) is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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