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Kansas City s Harley-Davidson plant makes newest model to hit the market

Assembly of the Harley-Davidson Sport Glide motorcycle began this summer at the company’s assembly plant east of Kansas City International Airport.

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Kale smoothies, avocado toast among the offerings at this new Troost restaurant

New Overland Park restaurant serves Indian barbecue kebabs (and sides)

Updates: Veterans Day free meals, deals discounts in the Kansas City area

It s like darts, but with axes: Ax throwing club hits West Bottoms

Thrillist picks Plaza area steakhouse as one of the 31 best in the nation

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TV News & Reviews

KCTV and KSMO replace general manager with former business manager

Meredith Corp., which owns the two stations, did not say why its own vice president of finance has succeeded Kansas City general manager Mike Cukyne.

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Health Care

Kansas City area medical practice falls into bankruptcy

Kansas City Internal Medicine filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday. Some of its doctors are joining the HCA Midwest Physicians network.

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Government & Politics

How about another election? KC council plans to ask for key vote in April

The City Council set in motion plans for an April election to extend the one-cent sales tax for capital improvements. The city collects about $70 million a year from the tax, first approved by voters in 2007 and which is up for renewal next year.

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Cityscape

Updates: Veterans Day free meals, deals discounts in the Kansas City area

Discounts for veterans and active duty military run through Nov. 13. They include free or discounted meals, free haircuts and discounts on merchandise.

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Government & Politics

Poll showed new KCI had big lead but supporters kept it under wraps

As Election Day loomed, “cautiously optimistic” was the mantra chanted by advocates for a transformed Kansas City International Airport. They expected a win, but said it would be close.

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Government & Politics

With KCI votes counted, when will we see the wrecking ball?

Kansas City voters strongly approved a new terminal at KCI, but don’t expect to see construction at the airport just yet.

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National & International

A look at Trump’s business associates across Asia

A look at some of President Donald Trump’s business partners and contacts in Asia.

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National & International

The Latest: In tweets, Trump criticizes ‘haters and fools’

President Donald Trump is bashing the “haters and fools” he says are questioning his efforts to improve relations with Russia.

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Entertainment

George Takei, Richard Dreyfuss respond in harassment scandal

George Takei, Richard Dreyfuss latest celebrities swept up in Hollywood sexual harassment, assault scandal.

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Entertainment

The Latest: Warner Bros. suspends Supergirl showrunner

“Supergrirl’ and “Arrow” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg has been suspended amid sexual harassment, misconduct accusations by 19 former and current employees.

National & International

Baltimore losing thousands in parking fines

Baltimore is losing out on collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in parking fines because city officials have not implemented a new law for more than two months.

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Cityscape

Kale smoothies, avocado toast among the offerings at this new Troost restaurant

Ruby Jean’s Juicery plans a Nov. 11 opening at 3000 Troost. A new convenience store gas station plans to open later this year at 5901 Troost.

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National & International

Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads ‘hacks’

President Donald Trump is back on the defensive over Russian election meddling, saying he considers President Vladimir Putin’s denials sincere, dismissing former U.S. intelligence officials as “hacks” and accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage relations.

National & International

Hawaii judge dismisses lawsuit against seed company, board

A judge in Hawaii dismissed a lawsuit that sought an environmental review of the actions by a seed company operating on the island of Kauai.

National & International

Lawmakers seek review of Eversource’s response to wind storm

Two Connecticut senators want General Assembly to hold public forum on Eversource Energy’s response to October wind storm.

National & International

Report: Inspection found 13 defects on CSX track last year

A federal inspection in June of last year reportedly found 13 defects on CSX track in Bergen County, a route that has become a corridor for shipping crude oil and ethanol to refineries.

National & International

US Senate passes Veteran’s Administration bill by Oklahomans

A bill by Republican Sens. James Lankford and Jim Inhofe intended to address the care of military veterans in Veteran’s Administration hospitals has passed the U.S. Senate.

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The Latest: Outside firm to look into harassment allegations

Minnesota’s House speaker says an outside firm will investigate allegations of sexual harassment by a lawmaker.

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Southern California plant flourishing under bomber program

Southern California aerospace flourishing thanks to bomber boom.



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