Visit KC adds community outreach staff

Visit KC, the convention and tourism agency for the Kansas City area, has added a “community engagement” staff member to engage local residents in the Visit KC mission.

High school that banned U.S. flag at football game reverses decision

School officials in one South Carolina district changed its mind about not allowing students to bring U.S. flags into a high school football game. The principal of Travelers Rest High School told Greenville Online that the flag had been used in the past to “taunt” students of Berea High, which has a growing number of Hispanic students.

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Two killed in shooting at 7th Heaven in Kansas City

A man and a woman are dead in an apparent murder-suicide at 7th Heaven, 7621 Troost Ave. in Kansas City. Police were dispatched to an active shooter scene early Sunday afternoon at the business. A victim was found shot to death, and the gunman apparently shot himself to death, said Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forté.
Matt Campbell The Kansas City Star
Two killed in shooting at 7th Heaven in Kansas City 2:30

Two killed in shooting at 7th Heaven in Kansas City

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Recovering from a summer of sorrow in Kansas City, Kan.

Jazz legend Charlie Parker gets a 21-sax salute at his grave site 2:07

Jazz legend Charlie Parker gets a 21-sax salute at his grave site

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Fire under street downtown sends manhole covers flying