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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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‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ lets us gaze upon Nirvana’s genius, maybe a bit too long

HBO’s fully authorized biopic project “Montage of Heck,” which premieres at at 8 p.m. May 4, is a hard sell to begin with: “Hey guys, who’s up for watching Kurt Cobain beat his head against his childhood pain for two hours?” After awhile, it suffers from too much discussion of Cobain’s introversion and sensitivity, at the expense of ignoring his perfectionist creative process.

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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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Kansas City area veterans recall the end of World War II

Don Boyer. Harley Sprague. Rober Garrett. G. Taylor Hess. Lee Lamar. Marvin Snyder. They remember. Seventy years ago this week, they celebrated the end of World War II. Not in Kansas City, where the war’s end brought a muted reaction, but abroad, where the soldiers knew their lives were changing. The six veterans shared their stories with reporter Brian Burnes and photographer Dave Eulitt.

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