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2009-03-02 19:17:11

A police sergeant in Kansas says he recently received a thank-you letter from a man he helped 21 years ago. Overland Park police Sgt. Dan Carney said he received a letter and an $8 money order Wednesday from Alfred Edmond, who ran out of gas in Overland Park 21 years ago while on his way to a job interview from his home in New Mexico, KMBC-TV in Kansas City, Mo., reported Monday. Edmond did not have enough money for gas so Carney gave him $8 to fuel up his bike. Edmond said he wrote down the...

2008-12-10 22:09:04

A Secret Santa in Kansas is passing $100 bills to strangers on the street with only one catch -- they have to promise to pay if forward. The man dressed as Santa Claus and helpers dressed as elves handed out $100 bills Tuesday in Kansas City, Kan., to people at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, the Turner House Clinic for Children and the courthouse annex on State Avenue, KMBC-TV in Kansas City, Mo., reported Wednesday. Are you going to promise me? Are you going to pass it on? Santa was quoted...

2008-11-25 11:11:01

The facility manager of a Kansas City, Mo., elementary school said he needed help evicting a bobcat that he found holed up in the building. KMBC-TV in Kansas City said Tuesday the female cat had to be taken out by an animal rescue group after apparently deciding Maplewood Elementary School was too cozy to leave. I kicked at it "¦ tried to run it off. Then clapped. I banged on the door and it would not leave, facility manager Paul Wolfe said. Wolfe said he spotted the intruder when he...

2008-10-13 12:00:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fred I. Young, Senior Vice President, News, for Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. will retire from the company at year-end, concluding a distinguished 46-year career. Young will continue to serve in an advisory and consulting role with the company and its television stations. Brian Bracco, who is currently a corporate Vice President, News, for Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. will succeed Young in oversight of the Company's corporate news efforts....

2008-08-27 12:00:55

Two class action lawsuits filed on behalf of residents of Cameron, Mo., allege an area plant caused a sudden outbreak of brain tumors among residents. Attorney Grant L. Davis alleged in the lawsuits filed against unnamed companies that arsenic and lead found at the Rockwood Industries plant were likely to blame for the growing number of brain tumor diagnoses among the town's citizens, KMBC-TV in Kansas City, Mo., reported Wednesday. "The people who are responsible for illegally dumping...

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