Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

When Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson policeman, fatally shot Michael Brown Jr., a black 18-year-old, nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests, and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.

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Miss America contestants make their way to KC talent consultant’s door

Every year, hundreds of beauty pageant contestants travel from across the country to Kansas City for lessons with Bill Wolfe — to purchase competition tracks, to discover a talent or to perfect one. Since 1990, Wolfe has worked on music for nine Miss America winners, and has had contestants place among the 15 semi-finalists every year.

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