When Make-A-Wish asked, little Ella Joe Schultz knew what she wanted — a backyard playhouse. But the homeowners association board in the Stonegate subdivision in Raymore said the structure violated rules about outdoor structures. Ella has leukemia and has endured multiple surgeries.
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“Your hope, when you see something this jarring, is that (Ferguson) is an outlier,” the Missouri governor said Thursday. “But deep inside you, you know there are still challenges throughout our state.”
Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a Celtic-themed sports bar chain known for its scantily clad servers, has opened its first area location in Overland Park. The area franchisee also plans to open two more Tilted Kilt locations in the Kansas City region.
Some groups are fighting to have the federal government ease its standards on the dietary value of school lunches. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is the new head of the Senate Agriculture Committee and an ally of those fighting to tone down the requirements.
Whole Foods Market will feature the Lone Elm Tap Room. Other store features will include an in-house smoker for smoking meats, and full-service coffee and juice bars. A 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods planned by UMKC moves forward.
Even for Kris Kobach, his recent views on a talk-radio show went shamefully overboard. The Kansas secretary of state told listeners it was “not a huge jump” to think that President Barack Obama might try to stop future criminal prosecutions of black people in America.
Is the man accused of multiple murder and capital felony charges named Miller or Cross? The answer isn’t simple. This is a good example of a topic that readers and journalists who follow a story closely may be familiar with, but the average reader may have initially missed or forgotten.