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Consider food safety when donating to pantries

Donating to food pantries and food banks is a way for neighbors to help neighbors, reduce food waste and aid families in need, said Londa Nwadike, extension food safety specialist for the University of Missouri and Kansas State University, in a press release. While donations are appreciated at food pantries,...
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Tactical team quells jail disturbance

LIBERTY — A tactical team was called in to quell a disturbance in Clay County Detention Center Wednesday night, June 22, after inmates refused to lock down. According to Clay County Sheriff's Office, which operates the jail, around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, inmates in dayrooms H and G became upset over being served prepackaged meals for dinner. They demanded hot meals instead. Dayroom H is the highest-security dayroom in the Detention Center.
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Lathrop Teen Hurt in I-35 Accident

A 16-year-old Lathrop girl was left with moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 35 in Clay County Wednesday evening. According to the accident report the 16-year-old was driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee northbound on I-35 at the 30.8 mile marker in Clay County at 6:22 P.M. when the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway. The Jeep came back onto the roadway and began skidding before going off the right side of the highway surface.
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Blood drives set in July

The American Red Cross sees about a 21% decline in blood and platelet donations during holiday weeks, including Independence Day, according to a press release. To schedule an appointment to donate, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call (800) RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). There are several chances...
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Sunshine yellow found in Missouri plants, birds

For the naturalists with the Missouri Department of Conservation, yellow is warmth on the face. For native plant gardeners, you may think that the end of summer is the “yellow season.” But in June there are coreopsis waving in the wind. “There is also one member of Missouri’s...
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Inmates cause disturbance at Clay County Detention Center over meals, sheriff's office says

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some inmates at the Clay County Detention Center caused a disturbance Wednesday night over the food they are served, the sheriff's office said. Sarah Boyd, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said the disturbance started about 6:30 p.m. She said two pods of inmates were upset with the number of daily hot meals they receive and protested by refusing to return to their cells.
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Clay County Juneteenth 2-day event unites merriment, gravitas

LIBERTY — The Clay County Juneteenth two-day celebration proved to be a mix of joy and ceremony. Before the solemnity of the Liberty Legacy Memorial unveiling Saturday, June 18, the celebration began with a community parade and the unveiling of the colorful Sankofa bird sculpture in front of Garrison School Cultural Center.
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Clay County launches human trafficking task force

CLAY COUNTY, Mo. — The Clay County Sheriff's Office launched a new task force for child sexual exploitation and human trafficking earlier this month. The task force works with Homeland Security Investigations alongside several non-profit organizations. The task force will consist of three detectives whose main focus is concentrating on the sexual exploitation of children and adults in Clay County.
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Clay County Sheriff's Office launches sex trafficking task force

CLAY COUNTY — The sheriff’s office launched a task force in Clay County to investigate child sexual exploitation and human trafficking. Operation Blue Ghost in early June was the kickoff for the new task force, which will work in partnership with Homeland Security Investigations Kansas City. "During that...
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