Jashin Lin

Strong Storms Knock Out Power, Down Trees Across Kansas City Metro

A night of heavy winds, prolific lightning, and hard rain, downed countless trees and has left tens of thousands without power in the Kansas City area. The heat index Sunday is not expected to be in triple digits, but in the upper 90s it’s still worrisome for those now without air conditioning. Shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service was warning of strong thunder storms and predicting wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. By 11:30 p.m. the agency was reporting actual gusts...

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Mindfulness, Yoga And A 40-Foot Jump To PTSD Rehabilition

How one Kansas City non-profit using holistic healing to help veterans and first responders recover from post-traumatic stress

Celia Llopis-Jepsen / KCUR/Kansas News Service

Hackers Of Kansas System Accessed Social Security Numbers Of Millions In 10 States

Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system used by multiple states gained access to more than 5.5 million Social Security Numbers and put the agency on the hook to pay for credit monitoring services for all victims.

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Kansas City – Johnson County delays count of provisional ballots in Kline-Biggs race for Attorney General. Kansas City Missouri budget cuts will be somewhat offset by G.O. bonds passed Tuesday... but bigger cuts must come next year.

Kansas City, MO – Kline vs. Biggs race depends on provisional ballot count. Democrats lose control of Missouri House. Holden won't delay seating of Talent in U.S. Senate.

Kansas City, MO – Voter turnout may exceed expectations. No problems reported yet in closely-watched St. Louis precincts. Graves may make more Kansas Budget cuts before January. Kansas City Missouri Parks reported littered with restrooms in disrepair.

KANSAS CITY – Races tighten as election nears. Missouri Lt. Governor calls for changes in seniors' prescription drug law. Kansas Citian Berkibile to Missouri Energy Policy Commission. Robinson's fate in jury's hands. Thornburgh predicts average election turnout.

Kansas City, MO – Jurors in the John Robinson trial enter into the penalty phase, and the Kansas City region is attracting some high profile guests as election day approaches.

Kansas City, MO – Jurors in the John Robinson trial enter into the penalty phase, and the Kansas City region is attracting some high profile guests as election day approaches.

Kansas City, MO – Lieberman campaigns in K.C. for Carnahan. Bush and Cheney schedule Missouri appearances for Talent. Westport neighborhood groups hold protest on Question 3. Defense starts its presentation in Robinson sentencing phase.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

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Johnson County's Poor Farm

There used to be a poor farm at 119th and Ridgeview Road; it was another time period's model for helping the homeless. The story of the farm and the attitude towards poverty that it represents.

Musical Chairs

Hickman Mills students face a lot of challenges, but one of the biggest is moving schools during the academic year. KCUR contributor Barbara Shelly immersed herself in the district for a year.