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Former slaves who fought in Civil War remembered in Missouri

More than 100 former slaves who fought for the Union in the Civil War but are buried in a mass grave were honored on Memorial Day amid an effort to identify each of the once-unknown soldiers. Read more at: KansasCity.com: Front Page

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People find jobs, and hope, at an East Patrol trailer in KC’s urban core

Since January, more than 500 people have visited the information trailer at the East Patrol construction site at 26th and Prospect, seeking jobs, training and hope. The steady stream of visitors to the trailer is a graphic illustration of just how star… Read more at: KansasCity.com: Front Page

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No big summer vacation? You’ve got plenty of company

The summer vacation season has begun, but the rush out the door may not be as big as you expect. For a variety of reasons, workers aren’t getting paid vacations or aren’t taking the summertime days off they could take. Read more at: KansasCity.com: Front Page

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Danny Valencia injured while sparking Royals to 7-4 win over Angels in 13 innings

Danny Valencia roped a double to spark a three-run rally Saturday night as the Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-4 in 13 innings, but the consequences of his hitting could be problematic for this club. Valencia fears he fractured the hamate bone, wh… Read more at: KansasCity.com: Front Page

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Despite recent injury, Chiefs not treating rookie QB Aaron Murray with kid gloves

Despite suffering a torn ACL in his right knee a little over six months ago, quarterback Aaron Murray, Kansas City’s fifth-round draft pick, was not limited in drills Saturday at the Chiefs’ rookie minicamp. Murray wore a large brace on the knee and to… Read more at: KansasCity.com: Front Page

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Accused Jewish center shooter refuses to talk to North Carolina authorities about 1987 triple slaying

They have canceled a planned trip to Kansas to question F. Glenn Miller Jr., the man accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park, about a triple homicide at an adult bookstore in their state 27 years ago. Read more at: KansasCity.com: Front Page

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