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  1. Independence man killed while working as security guard in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KCTV5

    Lee McNowelly, of Independence, was found dead in his car early Sunday in an industrial area in the 8700 block of Elmwood about 5:30 a.m. after someone called and requested an ambulance. His wife, Lorrie McNowelly, said he was less than an hour away from finishing his 12-hour overnight shift as a security guard.

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  2. Shock!! Meth Town Tazered Teen Wins Epic Payday Against PoliceRead the original story

    Friday Dec 14 | Tony's Kansas City

    An Independence, Missouri teenager tased by Independence police in 2014 was awarded nearly $6.5 million in damages by a federal court jury. Bryce Masters, then 17, was tased by officer Timothy Runnels during a traffic stop in September 2014.

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  3. James R. Vest Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Tama News-Herald

    ... Ames, and two sweet little granddaughters, Kyaren and Addison. Survivors include his father, Don Vest Dr., of Independence, Mo., five brothers, Tom (Janet) Tama, David (Dawn) Tama, of Tama, Kevin of North Liberty, Michael of Grinnell, and two ...

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  4. Man found guilty in crimes that led to shooting of Independence police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KCTV5

    ... nine counts including robbery, kidnapping, assault on a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action. INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- A man accused of zip-tying a victim inside an Independence home during a robbery that ended with a police officer ...

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  5. Kansas City Tuesday Night Run ThroughRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... over the additional conditions Tom's Town is subject to with its liquor license that its neighbors are not. INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- A bench trial is underway for a man accused of zip-tying a victim inside an Independence home during a robbery ...

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  6. Kansas City Tuesday Crime BlastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... was overheard saying he wanted to bring a gun to school so he could shoot people. The suspect is 15 years old. INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- It's two weeks before Christmas, and Monica Ray's apartment is dark. No Christmas tree or blinking lights. "I ...

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  7. Kansas City Thursday Crime RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... THE SHOOTER AS DRIVERS FEAR FOR THEIR SAFETY. GOOD EVENING. I'M STEVEN ALBRITTON. HALEY: I'M HALEY HARRISON. INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Independence police officers see their fair share of crime. From 2016 to 2017, police saw a more than 7 percent increase ...

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  8. Aspen Dental Makes Access to Care Easier in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Business Wire

    Aspen Dental office at 3901 South Bolger Drive expands dental care access in the Independence community when it opens on Thurs., Dec. 13. The office is located in Jackson County - which has been designated as a dental health professional shortage area by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The new practice offers extended hours: Monday through Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. as well as select Saturdays.

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  9. Northeast Chamber of Commerce discusses Independence MAX and Employer Pass Program at monthly meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Northeast News

    Tuesday, November 27th, the Northeast Chamber of Commerce held their monthly luncheon to discuss the Employer Pass Program and plans for Independence MAX bus service. Residents and local business owners in the Northeast gathered for a presentation by Shawn Strate, Planning Manager with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority , on the proposed Independence MAX, a bus rapid transit line that would stretch along the densely-populated nine-mile span of Independence Avenue, connecting downtown Kansas City to downtown Independence.

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  10. Independence School District takes back promise to pay student's ER bill after assault, dad saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | KCTV5

    A father in the Independence School District is stuck with at more than $17,000 emergency room bill after his child was assaulted by a bully at school. A father in the Independence School District is stuck with at more than $17,000 emergency room bill after his child was assaulted by a bully at school.

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  11. George Bush, exceptionalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Fox News

    ... The Roman Catholic? The German boy from a railhead in Kansas? How about the men's clothing salesman from Independence, Mo.?  You would have to go back to  Franklin Roosevelt  to find a president of the same WASPy origins in and ...

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  12. Commission reviews LGBTQ score, discusses improvementsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 1 | News Tribune

    ... perfect scores. Other Missouri cities and their scores are: Kansas City, 97; St. Charles, 39; Springfield, 19; Independence, 18; and Cape Girardeau, zero.

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  13. Don't overlook the flowers where the caravan restsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... our old farm house; for we lived ten miles from the head of the Santa Fe and Oregon trails, which began at Independence, Missouri. Only a few years before, bands of Indians in war paint, mounted on mustangs - both men and animals lean and ...

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  14. Home of the Day: Secluded Country Living! Make This Home YoursRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | Business Journal

    ... around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. 9.6 Acres1701 N State Route 7 Highway, Independence, MO 64056 | $549,950 Country living at its finest! Incredible log home situated on 10 acres. Many updates including ...

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  15. KC brewing scene continues its frothy expansionRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | Business Journal

    ... opened in Lee's Summit in July. Callsign Brewery opened in North Kansas City in July. Apex Aleworks opened in Independence in October. Steve Sirois, who founded...

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  16. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    ... Courthouse in Liberty after a change of venue. His trial was scheduled to begin Dec. 13. LIBERTY (AP) - An Independence man has pleaded guilty for his role in the robbery and killing of a man... More>> ST. LOUIS (AP) - A big step in the effort to ...

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  17. Sweeney left a lasting impression with presidents, Rostraver hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | O-R Online

    ... Supper Club for Adlai Stevenson's presidential bid. Sweeney also visited Truman at his "winter White House" in Independence, Mo. "Sweeney was chairman of the Democratic Party in Westmoreland County, and he could deliver votes from coal miners and ...

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  18. Kansas City Crime Round-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... in federal court Tuesday for their roles in a series of recent armed business robberies in Kansas City and Independence. Vonterrious Humbert, 18; Tremaine Johnson, 19; and Henry Simmons, 18, were charged in federal court with participating in a ...

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  19. Three men charged in string of armed robberies in KC metro areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Northeast News

    According to a press release from the office of Timothy Garrison, U.S. Attorney, Western District of Missouri, three men were charged in federal court yesterday for their roles in a series of armed business robberies in Kansas City, Mo., and Independence, Mo., over the past week. The Northeast News previously covered the initial incidents here .

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  20. O2 invests in VesscoRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2018 | PE Hub

    ... in Chanhassen, Minnesota (Metro-Minneapolis) with additional offices in Ames, Iowa, Council Bluffs, Iowa and Independence, Missouri. "Vessco has grown into one of the premier suppliers of water and wastewater treatment technology in the Midwest and ...

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