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Downtown businesses rail at Kansas City’s streetcar snarl

During the holidays, businesses that hoped to attract new patrons are now trying just to retain their loyal clientele. They knew it would be inconvenient, but they say this is worse than the city originally described. The problem: Instead of just putting in streetcar track, like some other cities, Kansas City is also replacing water and sewer lines, most of them more than 100 years old.

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Live updates, stats from tonight’s Missouri-Tennessee game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Saturday’s Missouri-Tennesse game for live stats and updates from Tod Palmer, The Star’s Mizzou beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. Central. The game will be televised on ESPN.


Menorah patient says she also was sexually assaulted by a male nurse

Two women reported sexual assaults while Dennis E. Clark worked at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park. Though both cases were reported to the Kansas Board of Nursing and investigated by Overland Park police, no criminal charges were filed and no disciplinary action was taken at the time on Clark’s license as a registered nurse. Clark is charged with sexually assaulting four female patients at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

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Chiefs’ season remains to be defined

Despite Thursday’s uninspiring 24-20 loss at Oakland, it’s how Chiefs respond to that misery that will ultimately matter. Of the 14 champions since the 2000 season, six had records of 7-4 or worse after 11 games.  This isn’t to say the Chiefs are destined for the Super Bowl. It’s just to say that it’s a fallacy to believe that good teams don’t lose to lesser teams.

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