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The American Restaurant begins transition to a pop-up event space

Is fine dining dead in Kansas City? Crown Center changes course to attract a younger demographic with pop-up dining events starting in 2017

Executive chef Michael Corvino heads to a new venture while the restaurant continues to serve diners through the end of 2016

For now, pastry chef Nick Wesemann continues making the kind of desserts that made him a James Beard finalist

Wheelchair athlete kicked out of Rihanna concert 10 minutes before it ended

British wheelchair track athlete Jade Jones was having a great time at a Rihanna concert in Manchester this week until security showed up. Personnel at the cricket stadium told Jones, 10 minutes before the concert ended, that she had to leave for safety and security reasons. Jones’ complaint on Twitter prompted an investigation.

In latest Kansas revenue fiasco, it’s still the tax cuts, stupid

Here’s the cold, hard and factual truth Kansans need to realize as their state bumbles along, close to being broke: Gov. Sam Brownback’s 2012 income tax cuts continue to damage the state budget, causing overall revenues to be far below what they would have been to provide solid public services for 3 million people.

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Independence woman jumps out of a Wendy's drive-through window to fight customers

Riders dive for cover when gunfire hits RideKC bus 1:22

Riders dive for cover when gunfire hits RideKC bus

Watch BoarBuster's feral hog trap drop 0:19

Watch BoarBuster's feral hog trap drop

Gunshots hit KCATA bus 0:29

Gunshots hit KCATA bus

Fire damages Harmony Middle School in Overland Park 0:41

Fire damages Harmony Middle School in Overland Park

Historic clock restored and installed at Union Station 1:06

Historic clock restored and installed at Union Station

Bear makes mad dash across Missouri highway, crashes into pickup 0:48

Bear makes mad dash across Missouri highway, crashes into pickup

Grayden Lane Denham charged in quadruple homicide in Platte County 3:07

Grayden Lane Denham charged in quadruple homicide in Platte County

Parole opposed for killer of Kansas City, Kan., police detective 2:04

Parole opposed for killer of Kansas City, Kan., police detective

Two Kansas City police cars involved in injury wreck 0:55

Two Kansas City police cars involved in injury wreck

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In Depth

Hundreds of grown-ups learn about life from an 8-year-old Merriam boy

Dominic Matthew Johnson’s insight, laughter and attitude buoyed hundreds

Though brain cancer took his life, it never took away his smile

He brought a diverse group of people together as supporters

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Independence woman jumps out of a Wendy's drive-through window to fight customers 0:50

Independence woman jumps out of a Wendy's drive-through window to fight customers

Riders dive for cover when gunfire hits RideKC bus 1:22

Riders dive for cover when gunfire hits RideKC bus

Watch BoarBuster's feral hog trap drop 0:19

Watch BoarBuster's feral hog trap drop

Gunshots hit KCATA bus 0:29

Gunshots hit KCATA bus

Fire damages Harmony Middle School in Overland Park 0:41

Fire damages Harmony Middle School in Overland Park

Historic clock restored and installed at Union Station 1:06

Historic clock restored and installed at Union Station

Bear makes mad dash across Missouri highway, crashes into pickup 0:48

Bear makes mad dash across Missouri highway, crashes into pickup

Grayden Lane Denham charged in quadruple homicide in Platte County 3:07

Grayden Lane Denham charged in quadruple homicide in Platte County

Parole opposed for killer of Kansas City, Kan., police detective 2:04

Parole opposed for killer of Kansas City, Kan., police detective

Two Kansas City police cars involved in injury wreck 0:55

Two Kansas City police cars involved in injury wreck

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Dominic Johnson remembered at emotional service

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 4:23

Dominic Johnson remembered at emotional service

Kansas teens stunned by national attention to being fired over equal pay complaints 4:43

Kansas teens stunned by national attention to being fired over equal pay complaints

Kendrys Morales lifts the Royals over the Cardinals 1:29

Kendrys Morales lifts the Royals over the Cardinals

Boxing coach is hopeful for Cam F. Awesome’s Olympic bid 3:46

Boxing coach is hopeful for Cam F. Awesome’s Olympic bid