Top Kansas City news: Public schools fail full accreditation; man fatally shot by detective; more

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Public schools fail full accreditation, face fallout over fake attendance

Kansas City Public Schools will not be fully accredited this year after the district’s latest performance report failed to meet the requirements. 

Read the full story on KCUR.

Man fatally shot by detective after confrontation

Kansas City police say a detective shot and killed a man at a home on the city’s east side on Tuesday. Police said a confrontation began after officers were investigating a disturbance between two vehicles. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Kansas City-based maker of Twinkies to buy Voortman cookies for $320M

Kansas-City based Hostess Brands Inc. said it has a deal to buy Voortman, a leading maker of wafer and sugar-free cookies, for $320 million in cash. 

Read the full story on Fox 4 Kansas City.

Pop star hits back at anti-LGBTQ group with photoshoot

Kim Petras posed in front of protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church at her Kansas City concert.

Read the full story on Yahoo.

Manager helps customer who couldn’t afford birthday cake

Francisco Villegas may be the new manager at Kansas City grocery store Price Chopper, but his customers say he’s already like family. 

Read the full story on WNCN.

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