The Mennonite Church USA, meeting in Kansas City, is one of three Christian denominations this week to debate using the power of the purse to pressure Israel to withdraw from occupied territories. But a Jewish group calls the churches’ discussions misguided.
Three years ago, three people, including two children, died from electrocution at Lake of the Ozarks. Much of the blame landed on shoddy wiring and lack of regulation. Another person died June 21. Electricians say not much has changed since 2012.
The 16-year-boy remained hospitalized Thursday after the Tuesday afternoon shooting at 59th Street and Prospect Avenue. Demonstrators now want the convenience store kept closed permanently. The teen had walked out of the store with a package of cookies he didn’t pay for.
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Kansas coach Bill Self plans to play two smaller guards with point-guard skills, which he hopes will make the Jayhawks’ offense more dangerous and creative … and Wayne Selden would be free to be himself on the wing.