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Independence mayor to continue discussion on conversion therapy after council rejects ban

Though the Independence City Council failed earlier this month to approve an ordinance banning conversion therapy, Mayor Eileen Weir wants the conversation to continue. Weir has set up a virtual town hall Zoom meeting for 7 p.m. next Thursday. A member of the Trevor Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to suicide prevention and crisis intervention with LGBTQ+ youth, will be part of the town hall.
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2 bodies found in KCK apartment, death investigation underway

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is taking part in a death investigation after two bodies were found this morning. According to the KCKPD, the bodies of two adults were found shortly after 11 a.m. inside a unit at the Cambridge at River Oaks Apartments in the area of 301 N. 70th Terrace.
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Best burger in Kansas is in… Missouri?

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — An online travel blog that features “best of” lists from around the world released “The 50 Best Burgers in the United States” on Wednesday, but one of the entries will have Kansans and Missourians scratching their heads. According to Big 7 Travel, The 30th best burger...
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A 50-year-old Kansas City man is charged with a felony for driving an allegedly stolen vehicle. According to a Lafayette County Deputy’s report, Christopher Michael Feeney was the driver of a vehicle that was stopped on U.S. Highway 24 on Tuesday, July 27. A check of the Iowa registration for the vehicle checked to a 2002 Ford F-150 instead of a 2000 Ford F-150. The deputy confirmed through dispatch the vehicle was reported stolen out of Kansas City.
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UMKC to require masks regardless of vaccination status

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City will be requiring masks in indoor settings regardless of vaccination status. The requirement will begin Aug. 2 and will apply to students, faculty, staff and visitors. The requirement will stay in place until Sept. 15. At that time, the police...