Government & Politics
Lee's Summit Journal
Malik Newman scored 12 of KU's final 14 points on Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks improved to 6-1 in the Big 12, and 16-3 overall.
Jennifer Norris, 41, was killed Friday night in Atherton, Missouri, when her truck was struck by an Amtrak train in Jackson County.
A government shutdown deadline looms and creates questions. What happens and which federal employees still get paid? What departments close or stay open? Do Social Security checks still get distributed?
Someone is making phone calls to Kansas Citians spreading misleading claims about Edgemoor, the company that wants to build the airport. Hang up.
Pulitzer-winning investigative reporter Mike McGraw is remembered by colleagues, including one tribute coming from Guatemalan film director Luis Argueta. McGraw’s coworkers, friends and family gathered Sunday at the Kansas City Star‘s Press Pavilion for a memorial service honoring the long-time Star reporter who died of cancer on January 6.
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