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Prince’s half brother Alfred Jackson has died. Jackson was found dead at 66 in his home in Kansas City, Missouri, just three years after he inherited a chunk of the late music legend’s million-dollar fortune following his passing in 2016. He was found on Thursday morning, Aug. 29, 2019, by his brother Bruce Jackson, who…

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Simone Biles, already the greatest and most decorated U.S. gymnast of all time, concluded her nearly 1.5-minute routine with a spectacular finish at the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championship in Kansas City, Missouri. Biles made history again as she became the only American gymnast, male or female, to ever pull off the double-twisting, double somersault dismount…

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Tammy Edwards is vice president of Community Development and Strategic Engagements and director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion for the seven states of the Tenth Federal Reserve District, which include Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado, northern New Mexico and western Missouri. She leads engagement initiatives for strategic stakeholders and directs research and…

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A 2-year-old was minding her own business when a 24-year-old allegedly attempted to sexually assault her. She was playing on a swing at Kemp Playground in Kansas City, Missouri. An obviously mentally deficient William L. Bates Jr. grabbed the toddler from behind, pulled down her diaper and then lifted his shirts, dropped his pants and started grinding on the…

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A brother in Kansas City, Missouri, is without his toddler sibling today because he shot him with a gun that he thought was a toy. Police say that  the two brothers, ages 5 and 3, woke up early and they were hungry. The older brother tried to tell his mother but she was asleep in bed with…

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Racism was on full display for Black employees at a Kansas City, Missouri, hotel. The White female hotel manager hung a Black doll with a plastic bag in the employee break room. The hotel is the upscale Adams Mark Hotel and the workers who saw the doll were majority Black. The employees were outraged at the…

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Kansas City Chief commits murder-suicide  According to KCTV-5 Kansas City, a player for the Kansas City Chiefs is dead this morning. The news station confirms that the player killed his girlfriend at a house near 54th street and Chrysler Avenue on Saturday morning. He later drove to a Chiefs practice facility and took took his own life.…

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The NBA lockout and the relocation of the Thrashers’ hockey franchise left the Deep South’s largest sports market void of wintertime diversions. Since the early 1970s, Atlanta has been home to at least three pro sports teams – the Braves, Falcons, and Hawks – along with intermittent stays by teams in hockey, soccer, and women’s…

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