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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 $89,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Independence information.

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13 hrs ago | Missourian

Dear Reader: How do you classify a storm? Depends whether you have a room with a (new) view

"They were just a normal, summertime thunderstorm complex," Jim Kramper of the National Weather Service told Missourian reporter Rachel Jelinek.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

Missouri gas station faces suit for alleged sale of lethal 'potpourri'

The mother of a man who died after smoking synthetic drugs is suing the gas station where he bought them.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

One More Sentenced for Lee's Summit Mortgage Fraud

The court also ordered Nshanian to pay $785,926 in restitution. Nshanian was convicted at trial on Dec. 6, 2013, of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and two counts of wire fraud related to fax transmissions and e-mails that were sent across state lines during the mortgage application process.

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Tony's Kansas City

Fear the Meth Town Morning Home Invasion and Return Fire Crime Scene

Independence, MO is waking up to bullets flying as a home owner reportedly returns gunfire during a home invasion this morning.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

State updates project list for transportation tax

Missouri officials have revised the project list that would be funded by a proposed three-quarters cent sales tax on the August ballot.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KMBC-TV

Neighbors rattled by reports of rape in Independence park

People who live near Brady Park in Independence said they're nervous and worried to learn that a man has been charged with rape and sodomy in connection with an attack on a woman in the park late Saturday.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sedalia News Journal

$1,500 Street Stock victory goes to Ziegler at CMS

A total of 94 cars checked in for competition for night one of the 9th Annual Tom Wilson Memorial BBQ Bowl at Central Missouri Speedway.

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NBC Action News

Cyclists ride to fight childhood cancer

The United We Ride Chapter of Kansas City hosted a Freedom Ride to benefit the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and help the fight against childhood cancer.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

Missouri Town 1855 Celebrates July 4th

July 3, 2014 Celebrate Independence Day the 'old fashioned way' when Jackson County Parks + Rec's Missouri Town 1855 presents its annual Independence Day Celebration, Friday, July 4, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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Phillymag.com

No Fireworks? No Problem.

Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival : Starting this July 4th and going through the 6th, the 15th annual Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival will be held at Penn's Landing.

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Kansas City Chiefs

Fireworks Around the Kingdom

Don't miss the July 4th celebrations! Check out a full list of firework displays throughout the Kansas City area via explorekansascity.com.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Courier News

Fun things to do to celebrate Independence Day

Fun things to do to celebrate Independence Day Central Jersey communities will celebrate Independence Day with parades, fireworks and the reading of the Declaration of Independence Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1lPDkP3 The cub scouts of Pack 64 in Bridgewater folded the American Flag as part of a recent event to mark ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Food Processing

Unilever, Mondelez Announce Plant Expansions

Unilever will spend $99 million to expand its Independence, Mo., facility, which will begin manufacturing dry mixes for soups, sauces and gravies under the Knorr and Lipton brands.

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Kansas City Chiefs

Len Dawson Scholarship

The Len Dawson Scholarship has been awarding outstanding high school students partial scholarships for 36 years.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The News-Gazette

This day in history: June 28, 2014

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip - the event which sparked World War I. In 1778, the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth took place in New Jersey; it was from this battle that the legend of "Molly Pitcher" arose.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Today in History - June 28

For release Saturday, June 28 Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2014.

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The Daily Republic

Today in History for June 28, 2014

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip - the event which sparked World War I. In 1778 , the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth took place in New Jersey; it was from this battle that the legend of "Molly Pitcher" arose.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Douglas County Herald

Gentry News

After prayer and singing, we studied in Sunday school class on how God works in the lives of His people and gives them hope.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Washington Times

Missouri judge hears challenges to ballot measures

With absentee voting already underway for the August election, a Missouri judge is considering whether to strike down the ballot summaries prepared for voters on proposed constitutional amendments addressing gun rights and transportation taxes.

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Business Journal

Potential developer for BalletMet's student housing project steps forward

BalletMet management talked to me about their plans without providing any details of which developers might have an interest.

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