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3 people taken to hospital after KCMO house fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Kansas City, Missouri Monday afternoon. The fire started at 1606 Drury Ave. around 12:40 p.m. The house was engulfed in flames when fire crews first arrived. Four people were in the house when the fire started, but al

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 20:01:06

These KC students visited the Grand Canyon. But they never left the classroom

More than a dozen Center School District second-graders took a field trip Friday morning to the Grand Canyon and were back in class before lunchtime. Actually, they really never left their classroom. They never even left their seats, for that matter. But the Boone Elementary School students did go

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 13:00:00

Westwood officials may take 47th down to 3 lanes

City officials in Westwood, Kansas are considering reducing lanes on 47th Street, from four lanes down to three lanes. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. WESTWOOD, Kan. - City officials in Westwood, Kans

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 20:02:28

Having trouble figuring out income tax changes? The KC Library has help

Filling out income tax forms is complicated and maddening enough. But it could be even more so this year after the tax reform bill introduced who knows what kinds of sand traps, as well as opportunities. The Kansas City Public Library, in collaboration with AARP and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance,

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 19:25:00

Temperatures plummet as rain, snow move toward Kansas City - KCTV5

After a January weekend that saw temperatures climb into the 60s, temperatures are on the way down as rain and snow are barreling toward the Kansas City area. Temperatures Monday morning dropped from the 50s into the high 30s. A brief rain shower is possible through Monday morning but a better chanc

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-22 17:53:00

KC shooting victim ends up in Grandview, dies at hospital - KCTV5

The Kansas City Police Department is investigating after a shooting victim ended up in Grandview and died. Just after midnight, police in Grandview went to an address on a call about a shooting. When they arrived, they found a young person in critical condition. The victim was taken to the hospita

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-21 19:54:00

Woman killed; child, man injured in collision with train

Authorities said a woman died and her 6-year-old daughter and boyfriend were injured when their pickup truck collided with a train in a rural area east of Kansas City. Jennifer Norris, 41, died Friday night when the truck she was driving was hit by an Amtrak train at a crossing in the unincorporated

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-20 22:33:00

Chamois Butt'r offers new 'eco-friendly' retail packaging

PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. (BRAIN) - Chamois Butt'r is now shipping its products in new, more environmentally-friendly Retail Ready Packaging that can be put straight onto the shelf or display hook with a limited amount of unpacking. "In doing research and analysis for this project, we determined that app

BICYCLE RETAILER AND INDUSTRY NEWS - 2018-01-22 08:00:00

Deming-Luna-Mimbres Museum reveals paranormal findings

Paranormal Research Investigators share unexplained phenomena at museum, Custom House DEMING - A museum rich in history and with vast treasures from the past covering three floors had Paranormal Research Investigator Ramiro Galvan licking his chops once he was given approval to investigate the Demin

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Deming man named Cattleman of the Year

Joe Bill Nunn, Deming, was named 2018 Cattleman of the Year by the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association at the Joint Stockmen's Convention recently in Albuquerque. "Joe Bill is a rancher, a cattleman, a family man, a good neighbor and a friend," Pat Boone, NMCGA President, Elida, said. "He has shar

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Town hall in Deming makes case for bond elections

2 bond elections will seek financing for street repairs, upgrades at aging school sites DEMING - The first of two town hall meetings to discuss the City of Deming's March 6 general obligation bond election drew about a dozen people to the Silva Conference Center on Pine Street Tuesday evening. City

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Bardrof Imaging is new photo studio in Deming, N.M.

DEMING - When people have to quickly evacuate their homes, one of the first things they pack is their photographs. Photos are cherished because they capture lifetimes full of people and places featured in every day moments as well as milestone events. Cousin Larry took some cute photos of the kids'

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Deming Performing Arts Theater brings singer Carol Markstrom to Morgan Hall

DEMING - Carol Markstrom returns to Deming for a Saturday concert hosted by the Deming Performing Arts Theater. The show will be from 2-4 p.m. at historic Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine Street in the heart of the Deming downtown business district. The following is from Markstrom's website (www.carolmarkst

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Public invited to Career Technical Education showcase at Deming High

DEMING - Deming High School's Career Technical Education Department will be hosting an advisory committee open to the community at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17 at the new high school. The program is open to the community, parents and anyone interested in career tech education. Career Technical Ed

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Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce selling tickets to annual gala event

DEMING - The Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce is currently selling tickets to the annual gala set for Saturday, January 27 at the Mimbres Valley Special Events Center, 2300 E. Pine Street. This year's theme is a Party Gras and will feature casino-style gaming tables, a dinner and live music fo

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Absentee voting open for Deming school bond election

District seeks approval of $10 million bond for capital improvements. DEMING - Absentee voting is now open at the Luna County Clerk's office for the $10 million school bond election that will take place Feb. 6. The Deming Public Schools is seeking voters' approval for the issue of general obligation

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Johnstown under pressure with job searches

Three of the most important positions in Johnstown City Hall still remain vacant after resignations that took place late last year. Toward the end of September, City Manager Arch Liston announced he would leave, effective the end of 2017. Soon thereafter, Finance Director Stephen Keith and Community

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-01-21 04:10:00

Police say Johnstown man broke into bar, stole ex-girlfriend's car

JOHNSTOWN - A man wanted for burglarizing a bar and then stealing a car is in jail on $50,000 bail. Frederick Wachs is charged with burglary, criminal trespassing, theft and receiving stolen property after being accused of stealing from Rockies Tavern on Maple Street in Johnstown. According to a cri

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Local Tea Party changes name

The Johnstown Tea Party announced Friday that it has changed its name to the Cambria-Somerset Tea Party. "The name was changed to reflect our membership, as many members live in all parts of Cambria and Somerset counties as well as Johnstown," member Judy Kelly wrote in an email. The organization's

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-01-22 01:50:00

Johnstown doctor accused of inappropriately touching 12-year-old girl

Updated less than a minute ago A longtime Johnstown pediatrician was charged Thursday after he allegedly touched a 12-year-old patient inappropriately during a scheduled visit Dec. 21. Johnnie "Jack" Barto, 70, of the 200 block of Delta Drive, has been charged with two counts of indecent assault

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