Patience, blocking finally pay off for Chiefs running back Spencer Ware

In the days that followed Jamaal Charles’ season-ending anterior cruciate ligament injury in early October, the Chiefs brought in a handful of running backs on a tryout basis. Chiefs coach Andy Reid went out of his way to mention Spencer Ware — a second-year pro who was grinding away on the practice squad at the time.

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Denver shares difficult lessons for Kansas City’s universal pre-K plans

An 18-member team of KC civic and education leaders recently spent a long day in Denver, learning about its program

The Denver Preschool Program has twice won sales tax elections to help make pre-K available to all 4-year-olds

Kansas City’s plan to seek a levy increase in 2016 will face significant obstacles

People gather for the demolition of the 10-story, 50-year-old McCollum Hall at KU.