<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Fri, 15 May 2015 10:47:42 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 15 May 2015 10:47:42 CDT Homepage 60 Memorial Day weekend events at Liberty Memorial, Union Station http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article21675558.html#storylink=rss Here is a list of events and displays at the National World War I Museum and Memorial and Liberty Memorial for this Memorial Day weekend. All are free unless noted.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:45:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article21675558.html
Show-Me showdown: Is Royals-Cardinals weekend series a World Series preview? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article21670428.html#storylink=rss The Royals lead the American League Central, the Cardinals top the National League Central. Could Friday-Sunday games at Kauffman Stadium be a preview of the World Series?

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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:34:42 CDT

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Suspect not found in Sedalia search after woman held captive in box is slain along with her son http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article21558012.html#storylink=rss A Sedalia, Mo., woman held captive for months, at times locked inside a wooden box, was found killed Thursday along with her teenage son. Sandra Sutton, 46, and her 17-year-old son, Zachary Wade Sutton, died from apparent gunshot wounds inside a Clinton, Mo., home, police said. A former boyfriend, 47-year-old James Barton Horn Jr. is being sought as a suspect in their deaths, police said.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:47:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article21558012.html
Incred-A-Bowl entertainment center in Overland Park closed http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article21638604.html#storylink=rss The Incred-A-Bowl entertainment center on 151st Street has closed. The 64,000-square-foot center had included bowling, laser tag, miniature golf, an arcade, and birthday party rooms. It was built by former Royals pitcher Danny Jackson and opened in 1997. The business filed for bankruptcy reorganization last June.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 20:14:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article21638604.html
Ask Andy: Why is Royals prospect Brandon Finnegan relieving in the minors? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article21679293.html#storylink=rss This question, and more, answered in weekly Royals mailbag.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:25:26 CDT

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Kansas City family’s American art collection fetches $2.32 million at auction http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article21644184.html#storylink=rss The collection included several works by Thomas Hart Benton, who was a friend of Richard and Carol Levin. One painting by Benton, “Discussion,” depicting a laborer and a union representative, brought $1,052,500.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 21:34:14 CDT

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Big Sean’s Kansas City debut is a carefree party http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article21669075.html#storylink=rss Thursday’s concert at the Midland theater was almost entirely free of significance. Big Sean’s favorite subjects are money, intoxicants and his flourishing career.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:27:40 CDT

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Jobs plummet in Kansas at worst possible time for Gov. Sam Brownback amid budget crisis http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article21670374.html#storylink=rss The new jobs report released Friday contained all-around horrible news for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, the Legislature and Kansans themselves.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:32:51 CDT

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Graduates, GPA is just a number — there’s much more to life http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article21664800.html#storylink=rss Sometimes we get so caught up in who had the highest grade-point average and who won the most awards, that we lose sight that graduation itself is a big deal.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Downtown Kansas City convention hotel project clears a hurdle http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article21627090.html#storylink=rss The full City Council’s vote of approval keeps the proposal on the fast track. It is next scheduled to be reviewed by the city’s Tax Increment Finance Commission on June 30.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:12:31 CDT

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Whitey Herzog a rare common denominator between St. Louis and KC baseball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article21623337.html#storylink=rss Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog, to be honored Friday at Kauffman Stadium, resuscitated both the Cardinals and Royals franchises.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:40:44 CDT

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Kansas lawmakers review tax on exchange health policies http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article21662028.html#storylink=rss A Kansas Senate committee has reviewed a proposal to impose a new fee on insurance policies sold through an online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 06:59:45 CDT

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Hall of Fame exhibit, opening Friday, brings Chiefs and pro football history to Union Station http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/article21640248.html#storylink=rss The traveling exhibit “Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame” includes objects of veneration to football lovers. A section of Chiefs memorabilia includes the Super Bowl IV trophy won in January 1970. The exhibit is opening one day earlier than previously announced and runs through Sept. 6.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 20:31:55 CDT

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New ‘Orangutan Canopy’ exhibit opens Friday at the Kansas City Zoo http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article21633729.html#storylink=rss The $6 million exhibit gives the zoo’s orangutans a more naturalistic environment than they have known.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 19:15:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article21633729.html
The St. Louis Cardinals: a scouting report http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article21678861.html#storylink=rss Friday night, the Royals start a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cards are 27-14 and lead their division; the Royals are 26-14 and lead theirs. It’s hard to sweep a team this good and, yes, I could be talking about either team.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:19:54 CDT

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Ferguson suffers budget fallout from Michael Brown shooting http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article21637560.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 20:21:14 CDT By JIM SALTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article21637560.html KC buys time to adopt a higher minimum wage; it could happen this summer http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article21612534.html#storylink=rss Faced with a big community fight, the Kansas City Council on Thursday opted not to put a minimum wage proposal on the August ballot but pledged to come up with its own minimum wage increase by mid-July.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:45:04 CDT

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Selfie Joe? Vice President Biden takes picture with Royals fan at Yale ceremony http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article21608040.html#storylink=rss Vice President Joe Biden took a picture at Yale University’s graduation last weekend with Royals fan Korbin Richards, who attended Shawnee Mission South and was wearing a KC hat.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:07:48 CDT

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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article21667932.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 09:36:13 CDT By ERICA WERNER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article21667932.html Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article21681426.html#storylink=rss The email in question is part of a trove from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state that was released. The documents cover emails between 2011 and 2012 related to the Benghazi facility and its security.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:55:02 CDT

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Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article21685377.html#storylink=rss Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that has now been classified. The email in question, forwarded to Clinton by her deputy chief of staff, Jake Sullivan, relates to reports of arrests in Libya of possible suspects in the attack.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:45:54 CDT

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What is Christian Pentecost and its relationship to Jewish Shavuot? http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article21592089.html#storylink=rss The sometimes overlooked holidays coincide, and there’s a reason for that.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 04:27:00 CDT

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Forgetting exactly which birthday this one is, and glad of it http://www.kansascity.com/living/article21683664.html#storylink=rss Happy birthday to me. Today I am —

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Clinton: GOP hopefuls afraid to ‘Stand up to the Tea Party and talk radio’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article21682968.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton chided congressional Republicans and presidential hopefuls for their opposition to Export-Import Bank, saying Friday that their prioritiesare “absolutely backwards” when it comes to helping Americans workers and businesses.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:16:51 CDT

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Former KU basketball player Cliff Alexander says mother was ‘tricked’ into receiving impermissible benefits http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21682113.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas forward Cliff Alexander has shed some light on the NCAA investigation that derailed his freshman season. In an interview this week with 120Sports.com, Alexander his mother “got tricked into something” when she received impermissible benefits that could have compromised Alexander’s amateur status.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:06:26 CDT

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Sentencing called off for defendant in death of 70-year-old KC woman http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article21682158.html#storylink=rss Prosecutors filed a motion to set aside Kevin Brewer’s guilty plea involving the stabbing death of a 70-year-old woman, saying Brewer lied to police.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:06:59 CDT

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North Carolina receives NCAA notice of allegations regarding academic scandal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article21681816.html#storylink=rss University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill officials now know the results of a nearly yearlong investigation by the NCAA into the longstanding academic fraud that involved 3,100 students over an 18-year-period.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:01:38 CDT

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Dear Abby: Too busy for daily Facebook messages http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article21664182.html#storylink=rss I was a full-time summer nanny for several years for the same family, now a preteen boy and girl. I loved them and had a great time on the job. Both kids now are on Facebook, and I (foolishly) accepted their friend requests.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Michael Sam signs contract with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article21671562.html#storylink=rss After being cut by the St. Louis Rams and released from the Dallas Cowboys’ practice squad last season without playing a regular-season game in the NFL, former Mizzou star Michael Sam will try to make it in the Canadian Football League with Montreal.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:53:03 CDT

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Police: Sedalia man sought in death of woman kept in box likely nearby http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article21680250.html#storylink=rss Police are focusing on the hometown of a man being sought in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her son, weeks after he was charged with restricting the woman to a crate in their Sedalia, Missouri, home.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:38:03 CDT

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