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As the City of Excelsior Springs worked to approve the local ordinances governing the use of medical marijuana, City officials held a listening post and encouraged all those who approve and oppose cannabis to discuss their concerns. 

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AG orders board to revote on  disbanding policeCity officials held an illegal meeting, disbanded the police department, riled residents and had to defend the action against the Missouri Attorney General in court – the city lost, agreeing to a consent judgment.“(The) … Wood Heights vote to di…

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Recent active shooter training brings to light the continuing threat officers face while trying to protect area students from violence. 

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This year’s BBQ & Fly In on the River will feature a $10,000 firework show, a chance for locals to judge a competition and a local favorite band entertaining the crowd on Friday evening.

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Discussion regarding the proposed water, sewer and trash rate increase continued Monday evening as the Excelsior Springs City Council heard resident concerns about the potential higher costs to their bills. 

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The Missouri State Public Health Laboratory confirmed a bat recently found in Clay County tested positive for rabies. Clay County Public Health Center would like to remind the community of the risk of exposure to rabies due to contact with bats. 

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The Excelsior Spring High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted its newest class Wednesday evening. The week of activities continued Thursday and Friday at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course with the 2019 Tiger Classic. 

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As Amendment 2’s Jan. 1 implementation date draws nearer, Excelsior Spring’s city officials plan and prepare for the use of medical marijuana in the community. 

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Editor's note: Edits were made to Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte's comments regarding the annex's space issues for clarification. As discussions of how Clay County should use the over $50 million they obtained through Certificates of Participations in September, County Commissioners cont…

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After spreading kindness for decades with her husband, a woman continues alone ... in her husband’s own, unique way. Judy Orava said she doesn’t think she does anything special. She said she simply likes to show kindness to the world. However, her efforts have not gone unnoticed. An anonymou…

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Rainy weather and forecasts for more storms didn’t stop community members from all over from enjoying the festivities and entertainment of Waterfest 2019. 

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Editor’s Note: The two local veterans who shared their stories for this article asked to not be identified due to the sensitive nature of their stories and the possible adverse impact to their day-to-day lives.  

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A local mom decided to pick up painting to enjoy life and found a whole new community.  

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The Slightly Off Band returns to the stage Friday evening with the next in their series of rock concerts, this year featuring Bon Jovi.  

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ORLANDO, Florida – The National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers announced their support for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, formerly called NAFTA.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration agreed to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.

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WASHINGTON –A new study released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are about 39 percent lower than gasoline.

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SAN FRANCISCO – A federal jury in San Francisco unanimously decided that Bayer AG’s weed killer Roundup caused a California resident to develop cancer.

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 Feb. 22, 2019 – The Inn on Crescent Lake played host to the Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship Program this week where three screenwriters gained much-needed knowledge and mentorship from two Hollywood screenwriters.

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The Missouri State Auditor’s Office announced Monday it filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Clay County Commission.

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The Excelsior Springs School District hopes Proposition A will allow them to build new schools and make improvements throughout Excelsior.

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Feb. 8, 2019 – Those involved with Slightly Off Broadway Theatre’s next production hope to do more than just entertain the community, they want to make a difference in the lives of some Excelsior Springs’ furry friends.

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Jn. 25, 2019 – As many celebrated the life of Martin Luther King on Monday, those in the community striving to extend his legacy continue the work he began.