Kansas City’s Buck O’Neil is synonymous with Kansas City and the Negro Leagues. But one of his greatest achievements came with the Cubs, when he became the first African-American coach in the major leagues.
A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government Thursday in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
Volunteers from CarMax, Cornerstones of Care and the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department joined with other volunteers and KaBOOM!, a non-profit dedicated to active play for children, to build a Hyde Park playground in five hours.
John SleezerThe Kansas City Star
Volunteers build Hyde Park playground in five hours
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District attorney discusses opiate problem in Johnson County