Nearly 900 people attended the last three showings of the movie house’s main attraction as the Glenwood Arts Theatre prepared to close for good at the Metcalf South mall in Overland Park. The shopping center property is being redeveloped.
Miss Colombia, Paulina Vega, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami. A No. 4 finish didn’t please fans of Miss Jamaica, , Kaci Fennell, judging from the reaction on Twitter
The middle class that President Barack Obama identified in his State of the Union speech last week as the foundation of the American economy has been shrinking for almost half a century. Since 2000, the middle-class share of households has continued to narrow, the main reason being that more people have fallen to the bottom. At the same time, fewer of those in this group fit the traditional image of a married couple with children at home.
Billy Butler says he doesn’t believe his time with the Royals organization is finished despite signing with the Oakland A’s as a free agent this offseason. “It’s disappointing, but you understand that the game’s a business and I didn’t leave on bad terms,” the designated hitter said Sunday in Springfield as he was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. “I’d be more than happy to come back. That’s home for me.”
Yordano Ventura quit school at 14 and was working construction until his big break: a tryout that led to a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ academy in the Dominican Republic. But even after making the major leagues and pitching in the World Series, Ventura wouldn’t live anywhere else than Las Terrenas, his hometown, where he trained on the beach and swam in the ocean.
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech contained plenty of challenges to the Republican-controlled Congress.Obama mapped out a variety of proposals he said he wanted to work on with the House and Senate. We’d like to hear what you think of what Obama’s said last week, regarding his plans for the future and other issues.
The Gottlieb Planetarium at Science City now offers astronomy shows presented by an educator who can pause to explain images or take questions. New software allows the show to be customized for local audiences.
Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner "Boyhood."
The most ridiculous sequence of this Kansas basketball season took 41 seconds. It included three blocks, six missed shots, four passes, one wild loose-ball showdown at midcourt, and it also included one Jamari Traylor.