Kansas City officials hope that a bill in the Missouri House will, if passed, allow police to again ticket drivers for running red lights at intersections equipped with surveillance cameras. The city has suspended enforcement of its red-light cameras after court rulings questioned the programs legality.
Kansas coach Bill Self ruled Joel Embiid out of the Big 12 Tournament this week because of a stress fracture in his back. Embiid is also unlikely to play in the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
There was some speculation going into Monday nights Bachelor finale that Juan Pablo Galavis was the most hated bachelor of all time. Let that speculation now be put to rest.
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- Undefeated Wichita State wins Missouri Valley Conference championship
- 25 Under 25 awards banquet
- West Bottoms Warehouse Weekend: Saturday
- Gala of the Royal Horses attendees
- Leprechaun Lane 5K/10K
- First Friday in the West Bottoms
- 2014 KC Gem & Mineral Show
- Greater KC Int'l Auto Show
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- Sporting KC Takeoff
- Beads, Beans & Beer
- Johnson County Home & Garden Show
- Hotel & Lodging Association Recognition Dinner
Royals manager Ned Yost indicated his level of concern was none after catcher Salvador Perez took a foul tip off his hand. He only suffered a bruise. Still, any injury involving Perez is a cause for at least a small bit of worry. He is likely the most irreplaceable player on this club, a 23-year-old with burgeoning offensive skills and a Gold Glove already on his resume.
While the Chiefs are apparently in wait-and-see mode before NFL free agency begins Tuesday, it appears a few of their players who keyed last season’s playoff run won’t be back in 2014: namely Dexter McCluster and Branden Albert. The Chiefs — who will have about $9.62 million in salary cap space — will probably shop for bargains during the first phase of free agency.
City Market’s new The Bite offers gourmet sandwiches, gluten-free build-your-own-tamales and gourmet ice cream sandwiches. St. Louis-based Kaldi’s Coffee taking over area Lattelands.
It has taken 10 years for a concept hatched by UMKC professor Reza Derakhshani to be developed into a viable commercial product sold by a company headed by entrepreneur Toby Rush. In the last few months, EyeVerify has won awards for innovation and marketability of its password-replacement invention for smartphone cameras.
Martha Baird, a 61-year-old psychiatric nurse from Leawood, works in Kansas City’s Sudanese refugee community to heal mental health issues among the women. She wants to see “lay counselors” emerge from within the community and build a network of women helping women to live healthy.
Lee’s Summit authorities have cited a 30-year-old woman with multiple violations after her 1-year-old son fell from a car she was driving, allegedly while drunk, on Sunday evening.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
Oprah wants Lindsay Lohan to win. I do, too. But as I watched Sundays debut of the eight-episode series documenting Lindsay Lohans recovery, I felt sad. And guilty. Reality TV probably isnt the best idea for someone fresh out of rehab.
After all, the young have to make their way in a world and economy created by their parents and elders.
Its not always easy to define Midwestern cuisine. At its heart and soul, Midwestern cuisine is rooted in comfort foods, but that doesnt mean we cant imbue staple dishes of meat, potatoes, farm-fresh vegetables and fresh-baked goods with a comfortable dose of creativity.
If all we are doing is drawing from not necessarily the smartest pool of talent for our colleges and universities but merely from the most privileged, we all will suffer. The country cant afford to needlessly screen out students who have great potential, but who havent been coached to achieve a high score on these critical tests.
The Junior League of Kansas City held its third annual Take Five event Friday night where guests were treated to the music of Lost Wax and plenty of food and drinks.
Conflicting and sometimes inappropriate agendas have long hampered efforts to help struggling schools in Missouri. The task now is for the Board of Education and the legislature to draw clear lines of jurisdiction and mutually embrace policies that will help public schools and their students.
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- Lenexa’s Esther’s African Cuisine restaurant closes to concentrate on catering
- The Bite offers gourmet sandwiches and ice cream sandwiches
- Kansas City area restaurant and grocery store health inspection updates for March 10
- McDonald’s plans to open near new Merriam Ikea
- Mexican/Cuban restaurant to open in former NKC barbecue space
- Iowa State leads 2014 CBE Classic field at Sprint Center
- As Missouri’s ball movement sputters, so does offense
- Florida, Wichita State remain 1-2 in AP poll; KU 10th
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