Villanova took over the top spot in the Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll Monday following Oklahoma’s 80-69 loss Saturday at Kansas State. Kansas, which is one of six ranked Big 12 teams, moved up one spot.
The path for Kansas City redevelopment projects to get public subsidies is going to get bumpier. Exactly which projects could be stopped cold is unknown. But it’s clear after the collapse last week of the BNIM office project — which sought property tax abatement to redevelop a building in the Crossroads Arts District — that abatement critics are emboldened.
Martin Shkreli, the smirking pharmaceutical executive who infuriated Congress last week by refusing to answer their questions, then calling them “imbeciles” on Twitter, proved he has an over abundance of nerve.
On Monday afternoon, a member of the Rotary Club of Overland Park asked me a simple question after I spoke at the group’s luncheon: Can Kansans recall or impeach embattled Gov. Sam Brownback? The most direct answer: “no.”
Father Tom Hermes, who is the principal of St. Mary School in Montrose, Mo., has a total of four classrooms with 29 students from pre-kindergarten through the eighth grade. Hermes has to take on many different types of responsibilities at the school, and he is the pastor for both the Immaculate Conception Church and St. Patrick Parish in Butler, Missouri. One of the goals for the rural private school is to increase enrollment with the support of the community.
Ballot boxes, of sorts, were placed into the habitat of the Meerkats at the Kansas City Zoo so that they could register their opinion on the whether the Broncos or the Panthers would win Sunday's game..