<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:06:28 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:06:28 CDT Homepage 60 Here’s how Johnny Cueto became the ace pitcher the Royals desired, and acquired http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article29589532.html#storylink=rss Johnny Cueto debuts for the Royals on Friday in Toronto, but The Royals did not acquire him to pitch a stray game in July. They acquired him for the first game of the World Series, which KC intends to host at Kauffman Stadium. Cueto reached his status as a major-league ace, a legitimate No. 1 starter, with a combination of off-field diligence, on-mound intelligence and in-game deception.

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Brownback’s office announces $63 million in Kansas budget changes http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29575264.html#storylink=rss Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration Thursday outlined nearly $63 million in adjustments to Kansas’ current budget, taking advantage of unanticipated federal funds and lower-than-expected spending by state agencies to lessen the chances of a deficit next year.

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Rookie Chiefs cornerbacks Marcus Peters, Steven Nelson don’t lack for confidence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article29592019.html#storylink=rss Rookie cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Steven Nelson are about to take center stage with the suspension of veteran Sean Smith, but both men say they’re up to the challenge.

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KC police officer adopts Chihuahua mix he helped save from overheated car http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article29606359.html#storylink=rss Jeff O’Rear and his partner found the 6-month-old dog near death inside a sweltering vehicle Saturday, sprawled inside its kennel and tongue dangling when they rescued it. O’Rear and his wife kept the adoption a secret from their two daughters until Wednesday.

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Data in Clinton’s ‘secret’ emails came from 5 intelligence agencies http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article29519803.html#storylink=rss Revelations put Clinton in crosshairs of broadening inquiry into whether she mishandled classified information

Officials reviewed five classified emails and determined they included information from five intelligence agencies

State Department officials warned there could be hundreds of classified emails

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Demoted trooper who spoke out after Brandon Ellingson’s death says Missouri attorney general has conflict http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article29575237.html#storylink=rss Sgt. Randy Henry, who criticized the patrol after the drowning of a handcuffed Iowa man, said it is a conflict of interest for Attorney General Chris Koster’s office to represent the patrol in Henry’s appeal when it is also representing troopers and commanders in civil litigation related to the drowning.

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St. Luke’s markets more than health care — it’s also a real estate developer http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article29611525.html#storylink=rss Westport Today LLC, a subsidiary of the St. Luke’s Foundation, has invested millions in new and remodeled housing in the neighborhood west of St. Luke’s Hospital. The company is selling new townhomes and renovated bungalows in an effort to maintain the neighborhood around the hospital.

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New apartments are preparing to open soon in the River Market http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article29593240.html#storylink=rss The first tenants are scheduled to move in August into the 137-unit RMWest Apartments, a new-construction project in the River Market north of downtown. The two five-story apartment buildings are at 228 W. Fourth St.

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Blue moon rising: Friday’s rarity explained http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article29541628.html#storylink=rss A blue moon will shine over planet Earth on Friday. Good luck for the Royals? Well, they’re playing in Toronto — against the Blue Jays. And while the moon will be full, it won’t be blue. Here’s what this blue moon hubbub is all about.

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Jon Stewart signing off ‘Daily Show’ fake newscast for real http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article29545867.html#storylink=rss After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News. Who could blame him for wanting to depart “The Daily Show” on this high note?

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MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29594920.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:34:06 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29594920.html Report: SMU’s Larry Brown facing charges from NCAA http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article29532160.html#storylink=rss The NCAA Committee on Infractions has leveled a “lack of coach control” allegation against SMU men’s basketball coach Larry Brown, according to Yahoo Sports.

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Readers remember Sedalia rock fest of ’74: drugs, nudity, a stolen dog, thank-you flowers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29535898.html#storylink=rss Among those writing in: A security guard who had just finished his freshman year at KU, a grocery store manager and a man who recalls that not everyone was causing problems.

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Questions remain about Ryan Stokes’ chaotic last night http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article29603233.html#storylink=rss Things had turned a bit chaotic outside the Power & Light District when a camera on a Kansas City police car recorded 24-year-old Ryan Stokes running across Grand Boulevard. He was one of a group of young people moving away from a spot where an officer had deployed pepper spray to break up an altercation. Within two minutes, Stokes would be fatally wounded by a police officer.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:14:35 CDT

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UMKC officers and Kansas City police work together for a safer campus http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article29604496.html#storylink=rss Don’t let the tragic events in Cincinnati cloud your judgment of campus police officers. In Kansas City, we have the best of both worlds because the Kansas City Police Department works with University of Missouri-Kansas City campus officers to keep students and the community safe.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:23:21 CDT

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Mayor Sly James says ‘yes’ to Jolie Justus, ‘no’ to Katheryn Shields http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article29618083.html#storylink=rss Mayor Sly James revealed his inner cabinet choices on Thursday, and the initial winners were Scott Wagner and Jolie Justus. Katheryn Shields, however, did not fare as well.

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Caption contest: You could put a feather in your cap http://www.kansascity.com/living/article29334187.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

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Happy 93rd, Henry Bloch http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29542837.html#storylink=rss The co-founder of H&R Block Inc. celebrates his birthday today. Three years ago, he talked at length with The Star and we’re sharing his stories again today.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:05:42 CDT

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Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29552098.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:18:14 CDT By JOAN LOWY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29552098.html TheChat: Emanuel Cleaver was dazzled by Barack Obama’s reception in Africa http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article29559781.html#storylink=rss And...Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Dixon talks about his once-upon-a-time sexual identity

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Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article29624164.html#storylink=rss Ivar’s raises prices 21%, stresses no tipping

Public responds positively to move

Staff making as much as 60% more money

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Almaty, Beijing make final pitches ahead of 2022 Olympic vote http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article29619529.html#storylink=rss Presentations to be made Friday to IOC

Beijing, the frontrunner, hopes to be first to host winter, summer games

Almaty aims to raise Kazakhstan’s profile internationally

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Dwight Yoakam plays his rugged music free at the P&L http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29623471.html#storylink=rss Dwight Yoakum brought his uncompromising honky-tonk songs to several thousands fans at a free concert Thursday in the KC Live area of the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City.

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Greek bailout talks to shift gear http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article29623381.html#storylink=rss $93 billion in aid at stake in discussions

Deadline is Aug. 20, when 3 billion euro payment due

Greek PM defeats bid to end negotiations, exit euro

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Once a sideshow, now old, former preemies praise bold doctor http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article29623015.html#storylink=rss Babies exhibited in incubators in carnival midways

Preemies frequently written off in early 20th century

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:12:16 CDT By FRANK ELTMAN

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Kurt Cobain’s family wants death-scene photos kept sealed http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article29621932.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:26:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article29621932.html Jenner Olympic torch fetches $24,000 at auction http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article29621149.html#storylink=rss First major piece of Jenner memorabilia sold since Bruce became Caitlyn

Carried for a kilometer through Lake Tahoe, Nev.

Also, 1860s baseball card sells for $179,000

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Governor allows parole for California school bus hijacker http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article29620636.html#storylink=rss Kidnapped 26 kids, driver from Chowchilla, Calif., in 1976

Asked $5 million in ransom, held captives in Bay Area quarry

With two accomplices, sentenced to life term

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Former MU Tiger Sheldon Richardson facing charges after driving Bentley at 143 mph http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/article29619163.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri Tiger Sheldon Richardson already has been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman was charged Thursday in St. Charles County, Mo., with resisting arrest and multiple traffic violations for an incident on July 14.

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Area bowling results - July 30 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article29617153.html#storylink=rss Area bowling results for July 30

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