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Review: The mission drives this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include a family-friendly espionage picture; a political drama; a change of pace for a former superhero; an autistic murder suspect; a career performance; and a bird of a tale.

CDC confirms General Mills flour linked to E. coli outbreak

State and federal officials identified the current and ongoing E. coli O121 outbreak in February this year, but it took until late April for the common denominator to be found that led to the recall by General Mills of 10 million pounds of flour.

More than 100 cases of Shigella confirmed in Kansas City

Kansas City - The medical professional and the Kansas City health department has issued a warning to the public about an increase in Shigella.

Video shows guy shooting at passengers on bus in Kansas City

Kansas City - Earlier in the week, a video showing a man shooting at a bus in Kansas City surfaced. A camera on the bus captured the incident.

Op-Ed: SF Giants prove again that the best baseball is team baseball

San Francisco - Say what you want about how the San Francisco Giants are undeserving of being Major League champions because they couldn't even win their division after the nearly interminable 162-game season.

Op-Ed: Kansas City Chiefs playoff misery continues

After the Chief's historic loss Saturday to the Colts in the NFL playoffs, I realized I get to call them the Kansas City Chefs for one more year! It seems there is no end to a Chief fan's frustrations over the years.

World's tallest water slide being built in Kansas City

A new ride at a Kansas City waterpark will be the tallest and fastest water slide in the world. The slide will stand at about 17-stories.

Photo Essay: Chiefs dominate in season opener against Jaguars Special

Jacksonville - In Week 1 of the 2013 NFL regular season, the two worst performing teams of the 2012 season faced each other in Jacksonville, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs easily defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-2 in what the local newspaper called a "dismal opener."

Spare eyeballs spotted by gas station employee

Kansas City - In Missouri, a pair of eyeballs was discovered inside a cardboard box found in a trash bin at a Kansas City gas station on Wednesday.

Teens unearth ancient skull in Kansas City

Kansas City - Two teens in Kansas City found what experts believe to possibly be a prehistoric skull. The teens had been walking along a creek bed when they'd uncovered the bones and then found a tooth.

Atheist Coalition barred from Kansas City St Patrick's Day parade

Kansas City - An atheist group has been barred from marching in Kansas City's annual St. Patrick's Day parade, despite the event's organizers declaring that it is "open to all."

Modern Family cast get stuck in an elevator for an hour (video)

Kansas City - Three cast members of ABC's popular sitcom, "Modern Family" got trapped in a crowded elevator on Friday night, on their way to a fundraiser in Kansas City, Mo., with much hilarity.

Op-Ed: NFL's Kansas City Chiefs Should Sign Both Alex & Geno Smith

Kansas City - The Kansas City Chiefs should trade for Alex Smith, draft Geno as their #1 and still have possible 3rd stringer Matt Cassel for a QB heavy team with great starter between Smith and Smith.

Explosion, fire rocks Kansas City restaurant, leaves 14 dead

Kansas City - A natural gas explosion at a Kansas City, MO. restaurant has left at least fourteen people dead and one employee still missing.

Photo Essay: Kansas City is full of fountains and history Special

Kansas City - There are many reasons to visit Kansas City including its beautiful fountains and fascinating history. Tourists will make unexpected discoveries and wonderful memories in this heartland city.

Rachel Wray transitions from NFL cheerleader to MMA fighter

Kansas City - As Ronda Rousey has made history being the first female signed into the UFC, Rachel Wray is making history of being the first professional cheerleader making the transition into MMA.

Missouri woman gets $6.1 million in unclaimed property

Kansas City - A Kansas City woman will receive an early Christmas gift this year in the form of a staggering $6.1 million unclaimed property payment.

Baby Lisa's parents ask for end to candlelit vigil on their lawn

Kansas City - Supporters of baby Lisa Irwin have held their final candlelit vigil at the home where she was last seen alive. Lisa's parents asked for an end to the nightly gatherings which have been held on the Irwin's front lawn since her disappearance in October.

Westboro Church serenaded by Foo Fighters at counter protest

Kansas City - The Foo Fighters took the spotlight away from the Westboro Baptist Church and directed it on themselves when they pulled up at a recent picket of their concert at the Sprint Center and performed a song for cheering fans.

Op-Ed: The 30th anniversary of Hyatt Hotel tragedy in Kansas City Special

Kansas City - Three decades ago the skywalks at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Kansas City, Missouri collapsed and "more than 70 tons of concrete and steel came down" killing 114 people.

Family's pet ferret eats fingers of baby boy

Grain Valley - "Hopefully people will take a general look at this and see what's the lesson." That is safety advice for pet owners with children from Police Chief Aaron Ambrose, of Grain Valley, MO, after a family's pet ferret ate seven of their infant son's fingers.

Op-Ed: NFL: Ravens Show Dominance on Defense vs. Chiefs 30 – 7

Kansas City - The Chiefs who have not had a playoff game since 2006, and have not won a game since January 16, 1994 when they defeated the Houston Oilers, 28-20, in the divisional playoffs.

Pro Football: Cleveland Out Runs Kansas City

Not to ruin the hard work of Josh Cribbs, the Cleveland Browns were able to capitalize on both of his touchdowns and hold off the Kansas City Chiefs.

Rape Reported at a Kansas City Elementary School

On Monday, May 18th, 2009, a ten year old girl in the Kansas City Missouri School District, reported a rape in an elementary school classroom.

Kansas City Chief's Player Might Not Leave Squad

It has been speculated for the last few years, that Tony Gonzalez, tight-end of the Kansas City Chief's, might leave the squad. Here's the latest news on his status.

Keeping Buck O'Neil's Museum Alive

Well known baseball players are interested in becoming the voice of Buck O'Neil's Negro League Baseball Museum in Kansas City, 29 months after O'Neil's death.

Walking The Walk; David Loar and Chris Skinner Help Harold In Kansas City

Kansas City police officers David Loar and Chris Skinner meet a homeless man named Harold on New Year's Eve. Harold was a lucky man to be taken under the wing of the two men.

Court Challanges First Amendment Rights Stem From Kansas City BPU Document Detailing Possible Clean-Air Violations

Confidential document reveals BPU may not have reported EPA violations ... BPU goes to court to block publication of articles, and wins ... newspapers challenge court order ... wow, lawyers are getting rich on this one!

IRS tapes missing in Kansas City

Twenty-six computer tapes containing Internal Revenue Service taxpayer data have gone missing from City Hall in Kansas City, Mo.

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Fountain at Country Club Plaza. Kansas City, MO
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View of downtown skyline. Kansas City, MO
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Harvey's at Union Station. Kansas City, MO
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Fire erupts after a natural gas explosion at JJ's Restaurant in Kansas City, MO
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Lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Kansas City, MO
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An animal shelter in Kansas City is caring for a puppy that authorities say managed to survive in a locked car for almost a month
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Fountain with National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial in background. Kansas City, MO
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Harvey's at Union Station. Kansas City, MO
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View of downtown skyline. Kansas City, MO

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