Collaboration of KC professionals mend broken children

Like other severely abused and neglected children in the Kansas City area who were rescued before him, a 10-year-old boy found malnourished after he ran away from home last week has a long road to recovery. But a community of child advocates, therapists and physicians will be there to counsel and guide him.

Vahe Gregorian

Unbeaten Kentucky shows it is tough enough to win even when it isn’t perfect

This Kentucky basketball team isn’t perfect, coach John Calipari likes to say, just undefeated. The distinction was illuminated Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena, where the presumed inevitability of an unblemished Wildcats romp to the national title was in jeopardy until the last hundredth of a second flickered off the clock against Notre Dame.


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Former Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath isn’t alone as other young NFL players retire

Seven months after Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath unexpectedly walked away from football, he attends art classes at Henderson State University. Several young, established players, not unlike McGrath, have recently left professional football, including Chris Borland, the star rookie 49ers linebacker who made national headlines when he retired because of concerns about the long-term effects of concussions.

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How to punish Jeff Roe

How can low-road political consultant Jeff Roe — and his clients — be punished? Voters should send them a message, and it’s pretty simple: Say “no” at the ballot box.

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