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Recent articles by Charlie:

Students, staff surprise Nativity teacher on her way to final chemo session

Students and staff surprise a Nativity Parish School teacher on her way to final chemotherapy session as she battles breast cancer. → Read More

Kauffman Center makes move toward inclusiveness with new resources for guests with special needs

A serenity room and sensory kits are among the additions the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts announced Tuesday in a move to make the center more inclusive for people with special needs. → Read More

Doctor: Medication adherence is key to preventing allergy symptoms

Dr. Selina Gierer, an allergy and immunology physician at the University of Kansas Health System, tells her patients to prevent allergy symptoms, they should stick with their medications all season long and not just when they feel symptoms. → Read More

New Northland KCMO Fire Department designed with firefighter protections in mind

The northeast corner of Kansas City, Missouri, is now a little safer. → Read More

Old Arrowhead Stadium seats should start arriving at your home next month

If you purchased a used seat from Arrowhead Stadium, it should be arriving at your doorstep in mid-October. → Read More

KC community group, clothing store team up for 'I am More' anti-violence campaign

The new "I am More" campaign hopes to empower Kansas Citians to choose positivity and reduce violence. → Read More

From paralysis to parenthood: Olathe man uses story to inspire athletes and others

As September 11 has become a day of remembrance for terror attacks on the United States in 2001, an Olathe man shares a message he learned from a more personal event on the same day in 1984. → Read More

Developer asking Overland Park for permission to top office building with lighted art display

Overland Park city leaders will discuss adding new regulations for light-up artwork outside buildings. → Read More

Police: Man shot in Brookside during early morning robbery

Police are investigating a shooting which took place at about 3:15 a.m. Monday near 53rd Street and Brookside Boulevard. → Read More

The 2 things the Olathe Fire Department says you should know for a fire escape plan

Because homes burn faster today than they did 30 years ago, fire departments are spreading the message that everyone should create and practice a fire escape plan. → Read More

As more manufacturers commit to electric vehicles, 41 Action News takes one for a test drive

Evergy, the new company combining KCP&L and Westar, lent 41 Action News reporter Charlie Keegan the keys to an electric vehicle for two days. → Read More

Lee’s Summit, other KC area cities will help you pay for minor home repairs

Lee’s Summit, Missouri, distributes money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to qualified applicants as grants to pay for minor home repairs. → Read More

Pilot program shows promise in reducing algae at Overland Park lake

Plans to use a "floating wetland" to stop toxic algae from popping up on South Lake in Overland Park, Kansas, has shown signs of promise. → Read More

How to round out your trip to Chiefs training camp with these St. Joseph stops

As the Kansas City Chiefs football players and coaches flock to Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri, so do their fans. Training Camp at the university attracts fans to the city roughly an hour north of Kansas City. → Read More

Truman Presidential Library and Museum closes tomorrow during $25 million renovation

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum will close for more than one year beginning Tuesday in order to complete a $25 million renovation project. → Read More

Test your skills driving a school bus at hiring fairs in Olathe today, next week

The job fair themed "Big Bus, no Big Deal" allows applicants to drive a school bus as First Student looks to hire drivers to serve the Olathe school district. → Read More

Shawnee to focus on public safety and public works in 2020 budget

Shawnee's 2020 budget proposal calls for keeping the same tax rate as 2019. → Read More

Look to sky this weekend as KC Air Show returns with Blue Angels as headliner

The Blue Angels will headline this weekend’s Kansas City Air Show at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Missouri. → Read More

KC Pet Project shelter at 'crisis capacity,' offering $25 adoptions this weekend

The KC Pet Project shelters are at “crisis capacity” heading into the Independence Day holiday. To make room in its facilities, the animal shelter is offering adoptions of adult animals for $25. → Read More

Preparations for fireworks sales cover safety, tariffs and weather forecasts months in advance

From hiring seasonal employees to stocking tents, the busiest time of the year for Prairie Village-based Winco Fireworks is the two weeks before the Fourth of July. → Read More