During and just after the war, in skirt and saddle shoes, Jean Jennings Bartik worked alongside the buttoned-down men who helped design the computer technology that no one then knew would come to dominate American life and culture.
When Sharmeen Douglass went Christmas shopping this week, she wasnt looking for any hot new toys for her four children. She was going for a retro Christmas: Barbies, Nerf products, Hot Wheels sets, Slinkys, Silly Putty, hula hoops, My Little Pony, an Easy Bake Oven and Spirograph-style design kits. Nostalgic parents are driving plenty of toy purchases this season.
Today, and on this day for the previous 15 years, we debate whether the BCS got it right. This year, like most, it did with a championship game that matches Florida State and Auburn. So, as we consider this years pairings and there are some attractive ones lets plug in this seasons results into next years format and pretend the College Football Playoff is already upon us.
- Roller Warriors Girls Flat Track Derby
- Pipefitters union Local 533 Christmas Party
- Ugly Sweater Run
- Merriams Santa Arrival and Christmas Dinner
- Red Stocking Breakfast
- Missions Holiday Lights and Festive Sights
- Prairie Village Tree Lighting 2013
- Red X Wine Tasting
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
A congressional budget deal expected this week might not be a grand bargain to solve the countrys long term fiscal woes, but it is largely what Americans want, according to a new poll by McClatchy Newspapers and the Marist Institute for Public Opinion.
On the front line in the fight against hunger, KCs Center Elementary sees the difference BackSnacks make
Like many schools across the suburbs and rural areas, Center Elementary has had too many children who often dont have enough food at home. Thats one of the reasons the school became among the first in the Kansas City area to distribute Harvesters BackSnacks.
Sporting Kansas City fell behind in all three MLS playoff series this season but cashed in once it got to the MLS Cup Final, where it won on penalty kicks.
A sign posted Sunday morning outside of a Belton Sonic restaurant encouraging the Chiefs to scalp the Redskins, feed them whiskey and send them 2 reservation, prompted a quick apology from the restaurant chain.
Report says Jackson County Childrens Division wont be reaccredited until inadequacies are resolved
The problems include high caseloads, poor documentation and worker inexperience, according to a preliminary report obtained by The Star. Until the Jackson County office clears those hurdles, neither it nor the state Childrens Division can be reaccredited.
The 777X jetliner bid isnt really about Missouri. This is a labor squabble. Boeing Co. is looking to cut costs in building its new jetliner due to competition from Airbus. And theyre looking to scrap traditional pensions for their workforce to get it.
Every baby is adorable, but the cuteness quotient only increases when that baby dons a Santa hat. Share Santa Baby pictures of the babies in your life two legs or four legs at Mingle.KansasCity.com.
Devon Carney, who has made changes to the Kansas City ballet since his appointment as artistic director last summer, honored Todd Bolenders choreography while making a few contributions, retaining this staple of the Kansas City holiday season for 32 years of the companys 41-year history.
Volunteers on the Salvation Army’s annual Shut-in Sunday delivered nearly 600 packages of simple Christmas presents and good cheer. The list of recipients grew from last year, but the city is well behind last year’s pace in the amount of dollars being placed in the seasonal red kettles.
The teen who admitted having nonconsensual sex with Daisy Coleman’s 13-year-old friend from Albany, Mo., was taken into the state juvenile justice system. Nearly two years later, the Albany victim’s mother has learned that her daughter’s assailant, then 15, returned home for treatment after two weeks in custody.
Three months ago, owner Rita Peach Madl learned the Plaza Grill & Cinema in quaint historic downtown Ottawa, Kan., might be the oldest still-operating cinema in the world. Madls plans to market the Plaza as the worlds oldest movie theater and create a museum about the history of movies and movie houses.
If the Jayhawks continue to struggle shooting from three-point range, expect them to see zone defenses regularly.
Kansas City's first Ugly Sweater Run 5K was held Saturday morning at Washington Square downtown Kansas. It's part of a nationwide event that draws thousands of runners and walkers in several cities.