Improvements have been made to the NBA Draft process, but they’re always incremental and administrative. It’s time to offer college prospects cash in the form of no-interest loans. Players can make more considered decisions, colleges can keep stars longer, and the NBA can get better rookies.
On July 4th, bullets fall from the sky in Kansas City, leaving bullet holes in houses and sometimes killing children. The parents of Blair Shanahan Lane, an 11-year-old killed by a stray bullet, joined police in warning against celebratory gunfire.
In the latest and most dramatic step by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to diversify the overwhelmingly white and male institution, 683 industry professionals were invited to join the nearly 90-year-old organization.
Kansas City’s streetcars could glide a little more quickly up and down Main Street if a few tweaks are made in the next several months. The eventual goal should be to clip valuable seconds off the normal 13-minute or so one-way trip.
Mourners paid their respects Tuesday during the funeral service for Dominic Johnson, who died last week after a long battle with brain cancer, at the Crown Center Exhibit Hall. Dominic, 8, was buried in a police uniform given to him after being befriended by the Merriam Police Department.
Dominic Johnson remembered at emotional service
Kansas teens stunned by national attention to being fired over equal pay complaints
Boxing coach is hopeful for Cam F. Awesome’s Olympic bid
Renovated Henry Bloch Fountain at Union Station rededicated