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  1. The Kansas City Afternoon News Link LookRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Tony's Kansas City

    ... the city launched a big main replacement program in 2013 and has completed its first 100 miles of replacements. BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Since the Blue Springs Police Department rolled out new technology in December, they said they're able to pinpoint ...

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  2. Deputy Chief Muenz Appointed Chief of Police Effective October 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | City of Blue Springs

    BLUE SPRINGS , Mo. City Administrator Eric Johnson has named Deputy Chief Bob Muenz as the new Chief of Police effective October 1, 2017.

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  3. Panther relays place at Kansas RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Mason YellowWolf and Kerby Depenbusch ran a time of 10:47.75 to finish as the fastest Kansas team in the relay. Blue Springs, Mo., Omaha Creighton Prep and St. Louis High finished first, second and third. The Panthers' 3,200-meter relay finished ...

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  4. Panthers' relay captures fourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Nick Reed, Mason YellowWolf and Kerby Depenbusch ran a time of 10:32.63 to finish as the fastest Kansas team. Blue Springs, Mo., Omaha Creighton Prep and St. Louis High finished first, second and third. Six Great Bend High School entries have ...

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  5. Habitat for Humanity offering Earth Day savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | NBC Action News

    If you are looking to get more bang for your buck when shopping for everyday household items, Habitat for Humanity's ReStore locations in Independence and Blue Springs might be the place to shop for you. Restoring not only helps save the environment by limiting items going into a landfill, but can also help people in need of necessities.

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  6. Childhood friend's suicide fuels jumper's athletic successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Central Michigan Life

    ... was all over. I was in the blind." Cole was one of Peister's best friends growing up as next-door neighbors in Blue Springs, Missouri. Joey was two years younger than Cole, and the three of them became inseparable in high school. "We came to each ...

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  7. Safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on April 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | City of Blue Springs

    Blue Springs , Mo. On Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Blue Springs Police Department and both Blue Springs Price Chopper locations will give residents an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous unused, expired and unwanted prescription drugs.

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  8. Auditor tackles taxation districtsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... primarily to fund parking garages. Several dot the intersection of Interstate 70 and Adams Dairy Parkway in Blue Springs. Platte County had eight districts, according to the audit, while Clay County had five. The amount of sales taxes generated by ...

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  9. Kansas City middle school teacher charged with child sex crimes was former Boy Scout leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | KCTV5

    A Kansas City middle school teacher accused of having sexual relations with a 16-year-old in Blue Springs was also involved with the Boy Scout organization. Prosecutors say a 27-year-old man just admitted to police a few days ago that he was sexually assaulted by James R. Green Jr. when he was 16. Green, known as Russell Green, taught a lot of students over the years in a career that spanned decades.

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  10. FBI announces hotline after teacher charged with sex crimesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | News Tribune

    The FBI has set up a hotline to collect information about a suburban Kansas City teacher who is charged with sex crimes. The Kansas City Star reports that the FBI said Monday that its Kansas City Child Exploitation Task Force has joined Blue Springs police in investigating allegations against James Green Jr. The 52-year-old Blue Springs man is on administrative leave from teaching and coaching in the North Kansas City School District.

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  11. FBI seeks help in sexual exploitation case centered around North Kansas City teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | KCTV5

    A teacher in the North Kansas City School District is facing sex charges involving a student more than a decade ago, and is currently under investigation for actions with current students. The FBI Kansas City Child Exploitation Task Force and the Blue Springs Police Department are currently investigating allegations of sexual exploitation of children by James R. Green Jr., known as Russell Green, of Blue Springs.

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  12. Kansas City-area teacher accused of sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | The Capital-Journal

    A suburban Kansas City teacher is accused of sexual misconduct a dozen years ago with a male who was a teenager at the time. The Kansas City Star reports that Jackson County prosecutors charged 52-year-old James R. Green Jr. of Blue Springs with six felony counts of second-degree statutory sodomy.

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  13. Suburban teacher charged with statutory sodomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | KMBZ-AM Westwood

    A suburban Kansas City teacher is accused of sexual misconduct a dozen years ago with a male who was a teenager at the time. The Kansas City Star reports that Jackson County prosecutors charged 52-year-old James R. Green Jr. of Blue Springs with six felony counts of second-degree statutory sodomy.

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  14. Teen fashion retailer closes hundreds of stores, including KC locationRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | Business Journal

    ... closing is a location in the Shops at Boardwalk in Kansas City, one of two KC shops. The retailer's shops in Blue Springs, Independence, Lee's Summit and Grandview will remain open. In all, the company's website lists four of its 11 Kansas ...

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  15. Kansas City-area teacher charged with 6 counts of sodomy involving then-16-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | KCTV5

    A suburban Kansas City teacher is accused of sexual misconduct a dozen years ago with a male who was a teenager at the time. Jackson County prosecutors charged 52-year-old James R. Green Jr. of Blue Springs with six felony counts of second-degree statutory sodomy.

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  16. Blue Springs man charged for sexual acts with 16-year-old student in 2005Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 15 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    A Blue Springs man faces multiple felonies in connection with alleged sexual acts with a then 16-year-old student in 2005, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. According to court records, a now 27-year-old man has reported that as a 16-year-old student in the Northland he was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions at the defendant's Blue Springs home.

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  17. Thea Melinda (Lippoldt) SetzkornRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... on August 22, 1981. Thea is lovingly remembered by: her husband, Laurin; daughter, Kendra (Thomas) Vartia of Blue Springs, Missouri; son, Joel Setzkorn of Grain Valley, Missouri; grandchildren, Wyatt and Adelle Vartia; four sisters, Karen Young of ...

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  18. Road Closure: NE Jefferson between NE 20th Street and Tyer RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | City of Blue Springs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 14, 2017 CONTACT: Kim Nakahodo, Assistant to the City Administrator Phone: 816.655.0497, Cell: 816.651.6449 Email: [email protected] Blue Springs, Mo. - The City of Blue Springs is alerting motorists of a road closure at NE Jefferson Street between NE 20th Street and Tyer Road.

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  19. Driver sentenced to 25 years for crash that killed 2 children on Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | KCTV5

    The driver who killed two children and injured two others on Labor Day last year in Blue Springs has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 25 years behind bars. On Thursday, the Jackson County Prosecutor announced that 61-year-old James L. Green had pleaded guilty to two counts of murder, two counts of assault, and DWI charges.

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  20. The Kansas City Lana News Link CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant Tuesday has been identified as 55-year-old Lawrence Bass from Blue Springs, Missouri. According to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Bass had worked at the plant for ...

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