For children, adults with muscular dystrophy, research at KU holds new hope

The University of Kansas Medical Center has become a leading research center for investigation of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and a host of other neuromuscular diseases.  Each week, patients from across the region arrive at the KU Clinical Research Center, although in one instance they came from around the globe.

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Expect to pay more for beef as past droughts hit home and tastes change

If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before. And not just a bit more. The average price of a sirloin steak is up almost 20 percent from a year ago. An 8-ounce filet mignon costs $15 or higher at some Kansas City area stores, or you can get six shipped online to your door for $180.

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