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CLAY COUNTY — While the end of the school year is normally a time to celebrate, in Uvalde, Texas, it has become a time of morning after a tragic school shooting left more than 20, including 19 elementary students, dead.

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CLAY COUNTY — In honor of the county’s 200th birthday, Clay County officials will hold a family-friendly celebration starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, around the Administration Building on the downtown Liberty Square.

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KEARNEY — After a racial discrimination lawsuit was filed against the school district in Clay County Circuit Court, outgoing Interim Kearney Superintendent Todd White wrote a letter to district families, saying work to end systemic racism isn’t done and must continue.

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CLAY COUNTY —Missouri Department of Transportation will be making repairs to a utility company pipeline that will require the total closure of the left lane of southbound Interstate 35 from Missouri Highway 291 to north of Missouri Highway 152. This closure will begin at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May …

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LIBERTY — Police are again reminding residents to lock their vehicles, residences and to secure valuables after receiving reports that 13 vehicles left unlocked were rummaged through and/or stolen in neighborhoods near Ruth Moore Park and the surrounding area.

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SMITHVILLE — A Kansas City man is dead after a crash involving four vehicles occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, on northbound U.S. Highway 169 north of Missouri Highway DD in Smithville.

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LIBERTY — William Jewell Athletics, the Liberty community and the college basketball world lost an icon May 12 when retired William Jewell basketball coach Larry Holley passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76.

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KANSAS CITY — Emergency service providers will conduct a mass casualty training exercise at Worlds of Fun Wednesday, May 18, located off Interstate 435 on Worlds of Fun Avenue in the Northland.

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CLAY COUNTY — The nationwide infant formula shortage is hitting Missouri particularly hard, experts say, because a large portion of the recalled formula was distributed here.

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CLAY COUNTY — According to officials at Clay County Sheriff’s Office, a homeless man who was found dead at an encampment near Interstate 435 and Randolph Road in the county in March has been identified and the cause of his death determined.

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America’s high-tech sector has been a key driver of economic growth in recent years – and this will likely continue. STEM fields – those in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – are critical for the U.S. to remain competitive globally. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which refers to STEM careers […]

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Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative is returning $2.8 million worth of capital credits to consumer-members in May. The funds, which will be distributed to active accounts through bill credits, represent each consumer-member’s share of the co-op’s excess revenue.

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KEARNEY — The chamber of commerce, Kearney Enrichment Council and Kearney Area Development Council are partnering to offer local business leaders a chance to speed network from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 13.

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KEARNEY — Nolan Pestano, a junior at Smithville High School, and Jane Pemberton, a junior at Excelsior Springs High School, were selected to represent Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative in Washington, D.C. this summer at the 2022 Youth Tour conference. The conference is an all-expense paid lea…

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LIBERTY — In November last year, the long-awaited opening of City Park took place, but with the obvious timing of the opening, the second part, the sprayground, was closed for the winter. 

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