UMKC pulled off a last-second victory over Cal State-Bakersfield on Thursday for its first conference victory. It was a nice moment in tough times for the Kangaroos, who suffered budget cuts last year and play in a far-flung league.
Trade unions in Kansas City are caught in bind over the KCI terminal project. They want the $1 billion job to be all-union labor. But there aren’t enough unionized minority- and women-owned firms locally to make that a reality.
In the wake of a protest by members of the Westboro Baptist Church, high school students and staff greeted fellow students with messages of peace, love, and positivity on Friday at Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village.
Tammy Ljungblad and Monty DavisThe Kansas City Star
Students at Shawnee Mission East find new way to deal with Westboro
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