The museum is installing the artwork by Kansas City native Robert Morris in the southeast corner of the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park on the museum’s grounds. Workers have begun installing dozens of 7-foot-high, 1-inch-thick glass panels that will form a 50-by-50-by-50-foot glass triangle with a maze of interior glass walls.
Darryl DMC McDaniels always wanted to be the Hulk. Erudite scientist one minute; mighty green behemoth the next. McDaniels is actually transforming into a superhero albeit in the pages of his debut comic book DMC. He will appear and sign copies of his new project this weekend at Planet Comicon at Bartle Hall.
KC native Kevin Ellis' first pro goal gives Sporting 1-0 win over Cruz Azul in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal
Kansas City native Kevin Ellis scored the first professional goal of his career Wednesday night at Sporting Park, a well-timed strike to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 1-0 victory against Mexico’s Cruz Azul in the opening leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series. The two teams will conclude the series next Wednesday at Cruz Azul.
- 25 Under 25 awards banquet
- West Bottoms Warehouse Weekend: Saturday
- Gala of the Royal Horses attendees
- Leprechaun Lane 5K/10K
- First Friday in the West Bottoms
- 2014 KC Gem & Mineral Show
- Greater KC Int'l Auto Show
- Network After Work: March 6
- Sporting KC Takeoff
- Beads, Beans & Beer
- Johnson County Home & Garden Show
- Hotel & Lodging Association Recognition Dinner
The president is expected to ask the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday for revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act. The reclassification of employees from “exempt” for overtime pay to “nonexempt” would affect fast-food shift managers, certain computer workers and others who have been considered salaried workers ineligible for overtime pay.
The complaint says that in June 2012, Odessa Gun & Pawn sold a .45-caliber pistol to Colby Sue Weathers and that Weathers used the gun to fatally shoot her father. The store’s operators should have heeded a warning from the daughter’s mother not to sell a gun to a person in such an unsettled psychological state, says the Legal Action Project of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
A day after losing five key players, the Chiefs signed two free agents Wednesday — linebacker Joe Mays and guard Jeff Linkenbach.
A move toward collaboration between Kansas City Public Schools and public charter schools is about to be put to the test. A group of midtown parents trying to mold a new neighborhood public school has chosen a partner Los Angeles-based Citizens of the World Charter Schools.
A little less than three weeks shy of Opening Day, the Royals have yet to deem Yordano Ventura worthy of the starting five. He continues to duel with Danny Duffy, who offered an encouraging three-inning performance on Sunday against the Rockies. But Ventura delivered an emphatic, 4 1/3-inning statement in a 3-1 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday.
Here is the belief: The federal government is unnecessarily intrusive into American life. Here is the disaster that idea can cause when taken to an extreme: The implosion of solid demographic data used to distribute $450 billion in federal funding annually.
As we near this big, fat St. Patricks Day weekend I am ready to spring ahead into the fun. We may have lost an hour, but we gained some sunshine and daylight. Its patio time, already. Bust out those jean jackets and baseball hats and lets get this season started right.
Mayor Sly James likely will talk about achievements the city and others are pursuing when it comes to attracting employers, helping schools, spurring downtown development and repairing water and sewer systems. All are important subjects. Yet it would be great for him to also talk plainly about the challenges facing the community and his plans to solve them.
The eighth-seeded Tigers, 21-10 and 9-9 in the Southeastern Conference, meet the ninth-seeded Aggies, 17-14 and 8-10 in the league, at noon Thursday in Atlanta (KSMO, Ch. 62). “We know it’s going to be a slow-paced game, a physical game,” MU coach Frank Haith said.
Strong results in its Crayola product line were offset by declining sales of greeting cards, gift wrap and gift items. The Kansas City-based greeting card giant also said profits improved last year from 2012, but the privately held company did not disclose how much earnings increased.
Microsoft hopes the video game Titanfall will win over enough buyers to pump up sales of Xbox One, the company’s flagship gaming console. Xbox One sales are trailing those of a machine from Sony, Microsoft’s main rival.
The Walnut Valley Festival, held each September in Winfield, Kan., is more than just an annual music trip for Eddie Crane. To fill the void, Crane started Halfway to Winfield, a one-day festival featuring bands who play one of the biggest unofficial stages at Winfield.
After a day and a half of preliminary hearing testimony, District Judge Thomas Sachse found probable cause existed to try Flack, 28, on charges of capital murder, first-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm.
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