Eat & Drink

For children with visual impairment, food is a way to explore their other senses

For the kids in Classroom 4 at the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired — all visually impaired, most with multiple disabilities and some unable to eat by mouth — food is a way to explore their other senses and enjoy a feeling of trust and community.

University of Kansas

KU’s Big 12 title streak in basketball is one for the ages

The Jayhawks’ conference championship winning streak — now at 11 after Oklahoma fell to Iowa State on Monday night — has taken on a life of its own. The players change, but the one constant is coach Bill Self, who manages to get Kansas to the top every year.

Government & Politics

‘Words’ killed Tom Schweich, former senator says, as friends remember ‘intense’ public servant

“Words do hurt. Words can kill,” former Sen. Jack Danforth said at a memorial service Tuesday for state Auditor Tom Schweich. Friends say a combination of factors led to Schweich’s suicide last week, including brutal politics — and a candidate who couldn’t let things go.

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Crime

F. Glenn Miller Jr. will stand trial in Jewish center killings

After a day and a half of preliminary hearing testimony, District Judge Kelly Ryan found that prosecutors had established probable cause to try Miller for capital murder and five other felony counts related to the April 13, 2014, rampage. Miller, 74, allegedly drove from southwest Missouri to Johnson County to kill Jewish people. Three victims, all Christians, ended up dead.

Business

Target plans $2 billion in cost cuts over the next two years

The goal is to make the Minneapolis-based discounter more agile to compete in an increasingly competitive landscape and appeal to shoppers who are buying and researching on their mobile devices. As part of the plan, Target will eliminate several thousand positions, primarily at its corporate headquarters.

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Back to Rockville

Nickelback rains hits upon modest-sized Sprint Center crowd, with less flash and flair

Numbers don’t lie; they just arrive and spill the truth. In 2010, Billboard named Nickelback the band of the first decade of the millennium, based on album sales and concert grosses. Less than five years later, the numbers tell a different story. Monday night, Nickelback headlined a show at the Sprint Center, an arena the band is accustomed to filling. But this time, instead of drawing a crowd in excess of 16,000, as it has in the past, Nickelback drew about 7,000
 
 

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