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Kansas City board to consider renaming iconic fountain

A member of the city's parks board wrote to fellow board members, asking them to rename an iconic fountain and street in Kansas City that bears the name of an important city developer who barred minorities from living in affluent neighborhoods that he designed in the early 1900s.

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Black leaders in Kansas City seek police chief’s resignation

America Protests Missouri

Civil rights organizations on Wednesday called for the resignation of Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith, hours after a group of mostly black pastors demanded changes to improve relations between police and the city's minority community.

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Missouri woman who died of coronavirus worked for Red Cross

Virus Outbreak Missouri

The youngest of the eight people to die of the coronavirus outbreak in Missouri was a 31-year-old Red Cross employee who was buried as her family watched from their cars. The American Red Cross Missouri-Arkansas Region said that besides the ...

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UPDATE: Missouri Supreme Court suspends most in-person proceedings at state courts

Several courts and public legal organizations across Missouri and beyond have taken steps, including suspending jury trials and high-volume dockets, to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Some voters face problems at polls in Missouri primary

Missouri’s presidential primary got off to a rough start Tuesday for some voters, as problems with electronic equipment in the state’s most populous county led some people to give up and head to work without casting their ballots. Election officials ...

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Gun maker files for bankruptcy following Kansas City lawsuit

A Nevada-based gun manufacturer filed for bankruptcy after Kansas City sued the company over weapons trafficking last month. In the Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition filed Feb. 10, Jimenez Arms listed assets of less than $50,000 and outstanding liabilities that surpass ...

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