In one KCK neighborhood, the present and the future collide

To three generations, the neighborhood near State Line Road and 45th Street was known as Spring Valley. Now the tech world and geeks crowding in call it Kansas City Startup Village, where they’re encouraged to dream up apps and online businesses. The natives, though, are restless. They have recently begun to work with the young arrivals to reach an understanding of what neighborhoods are supposed to be.


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Free medical clinic at Bartle Hall helps hundreds in the journey toward better health

There were 1,300 patient appointments for Saturday’s safety-net clinic, which was organized by the Kansas City CARE Clinic and the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. The one-day event was not designed as a Band-Aid. Patients were given three-month supplies of free prescription medications and referrals to safety-net clinics and social services available in Kansas City.

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Missouri shows improvement on offense in annual Black & Gold Game

History will record that the second string, which started with a 14-point lead, claimed a 17-10 victory in front of an announced crowd of 30,117 at Memorial Stadium. But it was the improvement MU showed, particularly on offense, since the first scrimmage April 4 that means the most with an eye toward the 2015 season and the quest for a third consecutive SEC East division crown.

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