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Undisclosed ethical lapse leads to license suspension for KCK chiropractor

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Undisclosed ethical lapse leads to license suspension for KCK chiropractor

- The Kansas Board of Healing Arts suspended the license of Kansas City, Kan., chiropractor Zachary Baker last week for failing to complete an ethics exam the board had previously assigned him. But neither Baker nor the board is saying why he was assigned the exam in the first place. Baker had been licensed to practice chiropractic medicine since December 2015 and worked alongside his brother at Baker Chiropractic and Acupuncture, a clinic their father founded in 1976

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Authorities ID 10-year-old killed by log on Alabama beach

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Authorities ID 10-year-old killed by log on Alabama beach

- FORT MORGAN, Ala. Nolan McCabe, of St. Louis, Missouri, was vacationing in Fort Morgan with his family Wednesday morning when Cindy’s storm surge washed a large log on the beach over the boy. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Nolan suffered severe head injuries when the log rolled over his body. Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Mack estimated that the log was about 14 feet long and weighed several hundred pounds, the Post-Dispatch said

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Chance’s city: KC gets guest spot in new Twitter commercial starring Chance the Rapper

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Chance’s city: KC gets guest spot in new Twitter commercial starring Chance the Rapper

- Hmmm. Some places look very familiar in that new Twitter commercial starring Chance the Rapper that debuted this week. Is he tweeting from the stage at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater? Why yes, he is. Is that other dude tweeting from a Metro stop? Yes again. Providence Amphitheater, a Metro stop, a Kansas City fire station and a city backyard all make guest appearances in the commercial

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CDC: Mosquitoes that can carry Zika spread in Kansas; more Missouri data needed

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CDC: Mosquitoes that can carry Zika spread in Kansas; more Missouri data needed

- The two mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus have been found in more Kansas counties, and Missouri needs to step up its mosquito surveillance, according to a new study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control. Six researchers examined all of the available county-level mosquito surveillance data to follow up on a study they published last year on the range of the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes

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This gorilla pool dancing will make your day

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This gorilla pool dancing will make your day

- Officer Brandon Dorion with the Wichita State University Police Department finishes last in a 40-meter dash with 7-year-olds during a summer track program at Wichita State. Bill Cosby's defense and the prosecution reacted to the mistrial called in his case. The Miami Police Department has announced its new anti-theft pilot program that they hope will reduce car thefts. The tongue-in-check program is called KRAPPY: Keeping robbers away and protecting property with a yeti

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Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

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Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

- KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Syngenta vowed to appeal the verdict favoring four Kansas farmers representing roughly 7,300 growers from that state in what served as the first test case of tens of thousands of U

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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

- ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents, the city attorney said Friday. Attorney Apollo Carey disclosed the amount in an email in response to an open records request. The settlement of the federal lawsuit was announced Tuesday, but financial details were not initially released

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Blair Kerkhoff: A good NBA Draft for Big 12 adds to March Madness frustration

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Blair Kerkhoff: A good NBA Draft for Big 12 adds to March Madness frustration

- The ACC, Pac-12 and Kentucky had huge nights at the NBA Draft. The ACC and Pac-12 each had 14 players selected in the two rounds and three Wildcats were picked among the top 14. But it wasn’t a bad night for the Big 12 draft reputation. First rounders Josh Jackson of Kansas and Texas’ Jarrett Allen joined four selected in the second round: Kansas’ Frank Mason, Kansas State’s Wesley Iwundu, Oklahoma State’s Jawun Evans and Iowa State’s Monte Morris

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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

- ST. LOUIS — The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents, the city attorney said Friday. Attorney Apollo Carey disclosed the amount in an email in response to an open records request. The settlement of the federal lawsuit was announced Tuesday, but financial details were not initially released

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Thunderstorms to sweep through St. Louis Friday

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Thunderstorms to sweep through St. Louis Friday

- ST. LOUIS — Two areas of rain are impacting the area. The remnants of Cindy are skimming our far southeastern counties, with that rain moving northeast. The second area of rain is associated with a cold front over northern Missouri that is surging southeast. This is the batch of rain that will quickly sweep across the region this morning bringing a fast round of downpours with some embedded thunder

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Man arrested for taking pictures of girls at local water park

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Man arrested for taking pictures of girls at local water park

- COLLINSVILLE, IL - A man is facing a disorderly conduct charge after he was arrested for taking photos and videos of young girls at a popular Metro East water park. The suspect is identified by police as Melvin Hock, 59, of Caseyville. A worker at the Splash City Water Park called police saying that Hock was taking pictures of young girls at the water park

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Police investigating suspicious death of infant in south St. Louis

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Police investigating suspicious death of infant in south St. Louis

- ST. LOUIS — A mother tells police that she discovered her 2-month-old died this morning. Police were called to the 3300 block of Oregon at around 7am Thursday . They are investigating the incident as a suspicious death. The mother says the baby girl was fine when she put the child to bed last night. Investigators are meeting with the family to determine what happened

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Missing boy who didn’t want to go to camp found on roof by TV news chopper

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Missing boy who didn’t want to go to camp found on roof by TV news chopper

- HIALEAH, Fla. – The search for a missing 11-year-old Florida boy ended when a television news helicopter spotted him camped out on the roof of the family home Tuesday afternoon, according to WTVT. “My mom is embarrassed,” Angel Gort told the station. “I didn’t mean to cause any trouble, and I didn’t mean to waste any of the police officers’ time

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Boys wear skirts in England heat wave to protest school’s ‘no shorts’ policy

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Boys wear skirts in England heat wave to protest school’s ‘no shorts’ policy

- LONDON – As a record-breaking heat wave grips Britain, some teenage boys are protesting their school’s “no shorts” policy by donning skirts instead. Students at the Isca Academy in Exeter, England, turned up at school Thursday wearing skirts after their head teacher wouldn’t relax the dress code, which bans shorts. The teenagers argued it was just too hot to wear trousers as temperatures soared to 80 degrees Fahrenheit (nearly 27 C)

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St. Louis County police conduct ShotSpotter test

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St. Louis County police conduct ShotSpotter test

- ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO - St. Louis County police tested its new ShotSpotter technology Thursday night. Officers fired off dozens of rounds at three different locations around Dellwood, Jennings, Ferguson, and Florissant. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the rounds were shot into a ballistic trap that was placed in front of a tactical armored vehicle. The ShotSpotter system uses microphones placed across the area and can pinpoint the location where gunshots are fired within a four mile radius

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Bridal shop owner prides herself on ‘American made’ dresses

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Bridal shop owner prides herself on ‘American made’ dresses

- ST. LOUIS - Nagwa Abgelghfour, owner of the Wedding Gallery bridal shop, is on a mission to boost pride in America, one gorgeous dress at a time. When she opened her bridal salon a few years ago, Abgelghfour knew most wedding gowns sold in the U.S. were made in China, but she did not want that to be the case for her shop

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Off-duty officer wounded by fellow cop in north St. Louis shootout 

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Off-duty officer wounded by fellow cop in north St. Louis shootout 

- ST. LOUIS - An off-duty police officer was shot by a by a fellow cop overnight in St. Louis' North Pointe neighborhood. One suspect was also injured. The incident began around 10 p.m. when a police license recognition system spotted a car stolen from Maryland Heights last week. Authorities used spike strips to stop the vehicle. Three people in the car fired shot at officers

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  • KU’s Frank Mason taken in second round of NBA Draft by Sacramento Kings
    KU’s Frank Mason taken in second round of NBA Draft by Sacramento Kings

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    Former Kansas guard Frank Mason capped his storybook 2016-17 senior season Thursday night by being taken by the Sacramento Kings in the second round of the NBA Draft. Mason, a 5-foot-11 native of Petersburg, Va., who was chosen consensus college basketball player of the year after averaging 20.9 points and 5.2 assists per game for (31-5) KU, was the 34th player selected overall in the two-round draft held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N

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  • Overland Park Sears at Metcalf South will close in September
    Overland Park Sears at Metcalf South will close in September

    , kansascity.com

    Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday afternoon that it has made “the difficult, but necessary decision” to close the Sears store and Sears Auto Center at 9701 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park. The store, which anchored the Metcalf South Shopping Center for decades, will close in mid-September. It will begin clearance sales on June 30. The auto center will close in late July

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  • Fond memories of dorm life? Mizzou to rent empty rooms for football games
    Fond memories of dorm life? Mizzou to rent empty rooms for football games

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    COLUMBIA, Mo. • Starting this fall, families and fans can rent rooms in University of Missouri-Columbia residence halls for football games and other campus events. The initiative is among those introduced Thursday by Mizzou leaders to the Board of Curators at their Columbia meeting as a means to offset the financial stress of declining freshman enrollment. A website went live Wednesday night that allows people to book a two-room, four-bed suite for $120 per night

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