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KCWE was the former UPN-affiliated television station for the Kansas City Metropolitan Area licensed to the Missouri side. It broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 31 (or virtual channel 29.1 via PSIP) from a transmitter at the East 23rd Street/Topping Avenue intersection in Kansas City, Missouri's Blue Valley section. Owned by Hearst Television, KCWE is sister to ABC affiliate KMBC-TV and the two outlets share studios on Winchester Avenue in the city's Swope Park Ridge-Winchester section along I-435.