More cases of cryptosporidiosis linked to Johnson County, Northland swimming pools

More than 50 confirmed and suspected cases have been reported in recent weeks, Kansas City health officials said Friday. People who have had symptoms — diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, nausea or vomiting — are urged to stay out of pools for at least two week after their symptoms stop because they may still shed protozoa into the water.


Applebee’s to move headquarters to California, lay off some area employees

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurants, the highly successful Kansas City area dining chain, is moving its headquarters to California. The move is expected to trigger layoffs from among the roughly 220 employees at the Applebee’s International Inc. headquarters in Kansas City, according to a report from the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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Mary Sanchez

A keyboard Nazi who became a killer

White supremacist F. Glenn Miller Jr. slithered into the Kansas City area hunting Jewish victims and took three innocent lives in 2014. His trial this week illuminated disconcerting parallels with viewpoints that are common, unchallenged and flat out offensive in America.

Judging the Royals

Here’s what’s wrong with Johnny Cueto

A couple days ago I asked what was wrong with Johnny Cueto and immediately had to admit I didn’t know the answer. Cueto has scuffled in his last three starts and a lot of people would like to know why. On Wednesday afternoon, I got to talk to a guy who might actually know what’s going on with Cueto — Royals pitching coach, Dave Eiland. According to Dave, the reason Johnny’s been struggling lately is pretty simple; Cueto’s front shoulder has been flying open.

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