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Independence, Missouri is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Independence, MO include 64058, 64052, and 64051. The median home price in Independence is $82,700 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Independence information.

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Monday | The Wichita Eagle

Suspected highway shooter Mohammed Whitaker appears in court, asks for public defender

Mohammed Whitaker was transported from police headquarters jail to Jackson County Jail Friday, where he will await trial under $1 million cash-only bond.

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Monday | DigitalBURG

Scott Edward Allen

Scott was born Nov. 15, 1965, in Independence, Mo. He graduated from Holden High School.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KCTV5

Two forced out of home after fire

A shooting at a Kansas City gas station has left a man dead and a 10-year-old boy hospitalized .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Work begins on Trail's End Plaza

Democrat Members of the Trail's End Committee and Friends of Trail's End helped in the ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of the fut... Democrat Committee member Doug Kiburz gives a short speech about the significance of having the Trail's End landmark in Sedalia during ... After a year of fundraising and planning, the Trail's End project had ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Thank God for Johnsoncare

But there is another tradition that we share today. It calls upon us never to be indifferent toward despair.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KMBC-TV

Police search for driver after chase ends in fiery crash

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that led authorities on a chase from Independence to I-435 and Shoal Creek.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

NBC Action News

CASA volunteer helps girl find new family

At the center of the Light of Hope breakfast is Jackson County Court Appointed Special Advocates .

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Eileen Weir elected mayor in Independence

Voters in Missouri on Tuesday decided whether to approve water and school bonds, as well as select school board members and a new mayor for Independence.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Town Talk

Rheta Johnson: May we have someone Truman-esque?

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Truman was human, and, as president, made his share of mistakes.

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Tony's Kansas City

Boom Boom Weir Stays Winning

Examiner looks at finances in the race for Independence, MO Mayor: "In reports filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission from the beginning of the year through last Monday, Council Member Eileen Weir reports having raised $123,095 for the election and spending $114,056 .

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Home Channel News

Scott's Tractor, O'Dell Tractor sold to Coleman Equipment

Coleman Equipment of Bonner Springs, Kan., recently bought Scott's Tractor & Equipment of Smithville, Mo., and O'Dell Tractor Company of Independence, Mo.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Meet Meth Town Mayoral Contenders

Two candidates are on the April 8 ballot for mayor of Independence. City Council Members Eileen Weir and Jim Schultz are running to replace Mayor Don Reimal, who is retiring.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

St. Anthony Messenger

Box Obama Gave Pope Points to History of U.S. Catholicism

The use of wood from Baltimore's basilica to construct a "seed chest" President Barack Obama gave to Pope Francis March 27 points to the history of American Catholicism and Baltimore's role in it, said Msgr.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Independence voters will choose a new mayor on April 8

But more than 60 percent of Independence voters defeated a 3/8-cent police sales tax in 2009.

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The Kansas City Star

Growing enrollment is an issue for Independence schools

Managing a growing enrollment - both from people moving into the district and possibly from Kansas City students transferring in - is a top concern for three candidates running for the Independence school board.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

KCTV5

Independence looks at e-cigarette ban

Some of the country's biggest cities have banned the e-cigarettes, and now one local community is looking at the idea.

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American Thinker

Hosting Obama costs Belgium 20 times as much as hosting EU Summit

The American presidency has become grotesquely imperial, and when a president travels overseas, the contrast between the entourage and security measures commanded by a president versus an ordinary head of government of a major nation is downright embarrassing to citizens of a democratic republic.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Northeast News

Senator Paul LeVota to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Independence

Rep. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at William Chrisman High School, 1223 N. Noland Road, in Independence on Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. LeVota will discuss legislation making its way through the General Assembly, address goals for the rest of the session, and answer questions from ... (more)

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