Funeral services for local historian Joelouis Mattox will be Thursday at Bethel AME

Funeral services for local historian and former newspaper columnist Joelouis Mattox will be held Thursday at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Kansas City.Mattox was found dead last week inside of his home in south Kansas City. The cause of death has not been released but friends and neighbors said Mattox had been ill for some time.

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Royals' Raul Mondesi on winning second base job

Kansas City Royals second baseman Raul Mondesi talks about winning the position coming out of spring training.
John Sleezer The Kansas City Star
Royals' Raul Mondesi on winning second base job 2:52

Royals' Raul Mondesi on winning second base job

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KC-area shops selling hemp oil face uncertain legal landscape

At rally for animal shelter, mayor suggests what to tell opponents of Question 3 1:19

At rally for animal shelter, mayor suggests what to tell opponents of Question 3

Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy pleased with spring and ready for home opener 3:23

Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy pleased with spring and ready for home opener