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SMITHVILLE — An unidentified Smithville man is getting kudos from the fire district after he put out a fire he saw behind a neighbor's boat.

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CLAY COUNTY — A decision on the Clay County Commission's appeal to the finding in the sheriff's lawsuit against the commission is expected from the Western District Court of Appeals within the next two weeks, said attorneys for both sides.

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SMTIHVILLE — Between a survey, think tank sessions and other community engagement opportunities like a youth session, the Smithville community helped architect the next ten years of city planning. More than 1,000 people gave "meaningful input" throughout the strategic planning process, David…

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SMITHVILLE — Firefighters, police and Smithville EMS responded to a reported car driven through a house around 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the 500 block of Shannon Avenue in Smithville.

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CNN's Paula Hancocks reports from Hong Kong where protesters at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong are locked into a standoff with police. According to a source, protesters are using household products and gasoline to create explosive devices, including a form of napalm.

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Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick worked out in front of representatives from several NFL teams in Riverdale, Georgia. Andy Scholes caught up with Kaepernick's agent, Jeff Nalley, to break down the roller coaster day.

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LIBERTY — Debra Doering at FastKick Martial Arts and Fitness Center does a little bit of everything at the business. She teaches children 3 to 6 years of age, handles website design and manages the center’s Facebook page.

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LIBERTY — Steve Meirowsky has entered his 51st year at Whiteside Jewelry, 16 E. Franklin St. At the end of October, the jewelry store with more than 100 years of staying power in downtown Liberty hosted a celebration marking the current owner's 50 years.

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KEARNEY — With a passion for the hotel business and an appreciation for Kearney, the Patel family welcomes visitors to the city they have called home for nearly a decade with their new hotel, Holiday Inn Express, located in the Shoppes at Kearney development off Watson Drive and near Interstate 35.

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KEARNEY — Like Dr. Frankenstein proudly standing next to his creation, Keith Carey stood next his road-ready and head-turning creation, a red limousine carefully crafted from two older model Ford Festivas. For Carey, who lives in rural Kearney, his Frankensteined limo is the result of two pa…

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KEARNEY — In honor of the Christmas season, Kearney Parks and Recreation will once again allow businesses and individuals to decorate trees along the walking trail in Jesse James Park starting Friday, Nov. 15. The park is located north of downtown off Missouri Highway 33.

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SMITHVILLE — Hundreds attended Smithville High School's annual Veterans Day Assembly Monday, Nov. 11, to recognize area veterans and thank them for their service.

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In time for the opening of firearms fall deer season this weekend, Missouri Department of Conservation is offering free, voluntary Chronic wasting disease sampling and testing of deer harvested anywhere in Missouri throughout the season at MDC regional offices during regular business hours a…

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