Because of her background in the state, two-time defending U.S. champion Gracie Gold will have a sense of familiarity when she competes in Kansas City in the U.S. Figure Skating championships beginning Thursday at the Sprint Center. And maybe that will help her get her mojo back after a rough 2016 triggered by an agonizing free skate at the World Championships.
Lori J. Heimer, who was expecting a potential customer, was brutally slain in June in her farmhouse in Saline County. Now, nearly seven months later, the eldest of Heimer’s four daughters wants to remind everyone that the case remains unsolved.
Scientists reported on Wednesday that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016 – trouncing a record set only a year earlier, which beat one set in 2014. It is the first time in the modern era of global warming data that temperatures have blown past the previous record three years in a row.
Genell Heimer of Springfield, Mo., hopes someone has answers as to why her mother, dog breeder Lori J. Heimer, was murdered June 25, 2016, in Saline County, Kan. Summer Hogan of Parkville, bought her miniature golden doodle, Yogi, from Lori Heimer.
Matt CampbellThe Kansas City Star
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