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One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
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The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that wouldMore >>
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname.More >>
Firebird International Raceway in Chandler will close at the end of the current season.
The staff has been notified that its lease on the Gila River Indian Community property won't be extended or renewed.
"After almost 30 years, it's incredibly sad to know that we are looking at the end of Firebird International Raceway," said owner Charlie Allen, who opened the facility in 1983.
Allen said there are no firm plans to build a new facility elsewhere. He added it's not known what will happen to the property once they leave.
Firebird's final season line-up includes NHRA Arizona Nationals, scheduled for Feb. 22 to 24 and the Lucas Oil Division 7 Double Header, with more than 400 cars expected.
Also on tap is the return of the nationally televised Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series on March 16 and 17, as well as the Napa Auto Parts Firebird Final Event Spectacular on March 30. This final and last event will feature an appearance of the 60-foot high mechanical dinosaur, Robosaurus, fireworks, as well as a line up of Monster Trucks and Jet Cars.
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