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Retrospective of Photographer Eugene Richards Opens at Nelson-Atkins

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - The first retrospective museum exhibition highlighting his internationally renowned career, Eugene Richards: The Run-On …

Museums

Flu Shot Is Still Your Best Defense Against Influenza Viruses

Johnson County, KS - infoZine - JCDHE Director Lougene Marsh says flu vaccination protects against three or four different flu viruses (depending on …

Public Health

Tips on Avoiding Frozen Pipes, Tips on How to Deal if They Are

Marshfield, MO - infoZine - "Pipes that freeze most frequently are those that are exposed to severe cold, like outdoor hose bibs and water supply …

Home Improvement

Kansas City Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Andre B. Hill, 45, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 15 years in federal prison …

Crime

Using Video Game System Technology in Health Care [video]

Columbia, MO - infoZine - Motion-based lab technology can help physical therapists, clinicians and athletic trainers analyze how we move—it also is …

Health Care

Kansas City Man Sentenced for Cocaine Conspiracy

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Demond Robins, 36, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 12 years in federal prison …

Corruption

World Bank Loan to Boost Egypt's Economy

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt - infoZine - The signing ceremony took place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on the margins of the "Africa 2017" investment …

Egypt

Lathrop Business Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Todd Edwin Rood, 46, of Lathrop, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Gary A. …

Fraud

Harvesters Issues Safety Alert on Bibi Frutix Candy

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - The candy product is likely contaminated with a chemical substance and is potentially harmful if eaten. To date, there …

Kansas City

GAO Confirms 'Climate of Fear' Exists in Poultry Processing Plants

Boston, MA - infoZine - Oxfam’s concerns were recently confirmed by the GAO, after it conducted direct interviews with poultry processing workers in …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Pakistan Travel Warning

Washington DC - infoZine - Consular services provided by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, the Consulate General in Karachi, and the Consulate General …

Pakistan

Westinghouse Portable Generators Recall

Washington, DC - infoZine - This recall involves Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators used to power appliances, cell …

Product Recalls

Zebra Mussels Found in Geary State Fishing Lake, Kansas

Pratt, KS - infoZine - Zebra mussel larvae, also called veligers, were detected in routine samples collected by KDWPT staff. With this discovery, …

Biological Species

Cold Weather and Your Dry Eyes

Birmingham, AL - infoZine - Newswise - Dry eye occurs when there is low tear production, or when the tear quality is poor and the tears evaporate too …

Skin Care

Honduras Travel Alert

Washington, DC - infoZine - There is an increase in demonstrations and disruptions as a result of an election dispute. The Bay Islands of Honduras …

Latin America

Human Rights Lights Up Around the World

New York, NY - infoZine - Human Rights Watch has arranged for 23 landmarks across the globe to shine bright blue on December 10, 2017, to celebrate …

Rights & Freedoms

Overland Park Burn Ban Issued

Lack of moisture, low humidity and high winds are increasing the danger of a fire quickly spreading.

Cuban National Pleads Guilty to Preparing False Tax Returns, Illegally Voting

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Leonardo Lleras-Rodriguez, 55, of Kansas City, Missouri, a citizen of Cuba formerly residing in St. Joseph, pleaded …

Corruption

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Joshua Aaron Hoover, 34, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to the charge …

Crime

Eastern Spotted Skunk Spotted in Kansas

A rare species of skunk is living in Kansas that most people are not familiar with: the Eastern spotted skunk.

Nature

FAO Food Price Index Declines in November 2017

Rome, Italy - infoZine - The index averaged 175.8 points in November, down 0.5 percent from the previous month while still up 2.3 percent from a year …

Agriculture

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty to Contraband Smuggling at Jackson County Detention Center

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Marion Lorenzo Byers, also known as “Cuddy,” 36, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Gary A. …

Corruption

West Elm Recalls Table Lamps

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves West Elm’s Industrial Task table lamps (about 43,000). The metal lamps have an on/off switch and an …

West Elm

Worldwide Travel Caution

Washington DC - infoZine - As terrorist attacks, political upheaval, and violence often take place without any warning, U.S. citizens are strongly …

U.S. Coast Guard

Netgear Recalls Power Adapters for Outdoor Cameras

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves all model VMA4700 NETGEAR Arlo outdoor power adapters that were sold separately as aftermarket …

Washington D.C.

Did the GOP’s Tax Cut Just Kiss Your Medicare Goodbye?

Washington, DC - infoZine - The piece states: "Do you trust Paul Ryan to protect your Medicare benefits? How about White House budget director Mick …

Medicare

What Do You Know About the Federal Tattoo Recognition Technology Program?

Washington, DC - infoZine - This secretive program involves a coalition of government, academia, and private industry working to develop a series of …

Surveillance

Oxfam Calls Senate Passage of Tax Bill " a Heist"

Boston, Ma - infoZine - “Today, 51 Senators again proved they are in Congress to serve the richest of the rich. This cruel bill is a windfall for big …

Oxfam

Former Blue Springs Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Roy Wayne Guier, 64, of Blue Springs, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to one count of tax …

Taxes