<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:52:44 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:52:44 CDT Homepage 60 Royals rally to beat A’s 4-2, win series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article18930987.html#storylink=rss After seeing five members of their team ejected, the Royals rallied for a three-run eighth inning. Kendrys Morales provided the defining blow with a two-run double off Oakland reliever Eric O’Flaherty. Cain had tied the game with an RBI double off O’Flaherty.

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Special report: Ignoring the terror within http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18907152.html#storylink=rss Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, federal authorities have lost sight of domestic extremists and failed to prevent acts of terrorism. The lack of focus, funding and information-sharing across disparate agencies has led to fatal consequences for unsuspecting victims around the country. Meanwhile, the violence is metastasizing and the threat is growing.

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As KC school district ponders big moves, Southwest students are at the forefront http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18948126.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Public Schools has big plans about gaining full accreditation, forging partnerships and growing enrollment, but hard choices in how to get there once again loom over the students at Southwest Early College Campus.

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Target shoppers react to Lilly Pulitzer frenzy Sunday http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18934656.html#storylink=rss Sunday may as well have been Black Friday for some Target shoppers, who lined up at the crack of dawn to snag the Lilly Pulitzer line featured in stores across the country. Items ran out fast, and the store has no plans or restocking.

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Plane from KC and its passengers sat for hours on Colorado runway http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18888732.html#storylink=rss For close to seven hours Friday morning and afternoon, passengers on United Airlines Flight 4934 were denied basic comforts as they sat inside a sweaty, foul-smelling airliner idled on a runway apron.

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In one KCK neighborhood, the present and the future collide http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article18882093.html#storylink=rss To three generations, the neighborhood near State Line Road and 45th Street was known as Spring Valley. Now the tech world and geeks crowding in call it Kansas City Startup Village, where they’re encouraged to dream up apps and online businesses. The natives, though, are restless. They have recently begun to work with the young arrivals to reach an understanding of what neighborhoods are supposed to be.

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A new shopper’s high for 420: Marijuana-themed products are smoking hot http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18781734.html#storylink=rss Marijuana is not just for getting baked anymore. As it becomes legal in more states, the wacky tobacky also is leaving its leafy green mark on American marketing.

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Free medical clinic at Bartle Hall helps hundreds in the journey toward better health http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18868803.html#storylink=rss There were 1,300 patient appointments for Saturday’s safety-net clinic, which was organized by the Kansas City CARE Clinic and the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. The one-day event was not designed as a Band-Aid. Patients were given three-month supplies of free prescription medications and referrals to safety-net clinics and social services available in Kansas City.

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2015 NFL Draft preview: Times, TV, top players, position ratings, mock drafts and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/article18861072.html#storylink=rss From now until the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30, The Star will take a detailed look at each position group, ranking the top players. There are also several mock drafts, predicting how the first round might go and who the Chiefs might take.

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Missouri shows improvement on offense in annual Black & Gold Game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article18892239.html#storylink=rss History will record that the second string, which started with a 14-point lead, claimed a 17-10 victory in front of an announced crowd of 30,117 at Memorial Stadium. But it was the improvement MU showed, particularly on offense, since the first scrimmage April 4 that means the most with an eye toward the 2015 season and the quest for a third consecutive SEC East division crown.

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One tweet at a time: David Beaty trying to rebuild brand of Kansas football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18883506.html#storylink=rss David Beaty has made crafting his social media presence a priority during his first months as Kansas football coach. It’s not just recruiting, either. Take a closer look, and Beaty’s Twitter exploits provide a window into his entire philosophy as a head coach.

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Feedback and sweat: Wireless microphones are a curse and a blessing for actors http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article18681738.html#storylink=rss One way to make sure audiences hear every word is to equip every actor onstage with a microphone, but they can be cumbersome and vulnerable to moisture.

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KC’s Tudor homes present the look of an English manor http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article18508112.html#storylink=rss Owners of Tudors use words like comfortable and cozy to describe their houses, which include a lot more ornamental features than homes built today.

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‘Ballyhoo’ a serious comedy about ethnic identity http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article18925548.html#storylink=rss Alfred Uhry’s “The Last Night of the Ballyhoo” receives an effective production from the MET as the audience is invited into the lives of a Jewish family in Atlanta on the brink of World War II.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:54:42 CDT By ROBERT TRUSSELL

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The Conversation: Our best response to child abuse may be to just understand http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article18581582.html#storylink=rss Licensed clinical social worker Ann Thomas of Olathe, the vice president of program administration at the Children’s Place, shares tips on what to do when you see child abuse, including first putting yourself in the parent’s shoes.

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Nelson-Atkins folk art exhibit showcases art by the people, for the people http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article18711840.html#storylink=rss With more than 60 objects, “A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America” continues through July 5.

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Uber may stay in Kansas City when new law takes effect http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article18785196.html#storylink=rss Mayor Sly James’ office says he has had productive conversations to keep the Uber ride-booking service in Kansas City after new vehicle-for-hire regulations take effect Sunday.

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KC neighborhood tracks absentee owner of nuisance rental properties to Colorado Springs City Council http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18788607.html#storylink=rss It wasn’t hard for Independence Plaza neighborhood leader Tom Ribera to find the out-of-state owner of two Prospect Avenue apartment buildings that have been a big neighborhood headache. All he had to do was Google her. Helen Collins is getting headlines as a Colorado Springs city councilwoman who is the subject of an ethics investigation in her own city.

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‘American Ninja Warrior’ takes over Union Station http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article18835650.html#storylink=rss With all the bright lights, hum of generators and little kids running around, the parking lot in front of Union Station took on the air of a circus Friday night. Several dozen people packed bleachers to watch the first of two nights of filming for TV’s “American Ninja Warrior” and check out the obstacle course and all its rings, nets and bars. The thrills continue Saturday night.

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Inventors bring their big ideas to Make48 event at Union Station http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18999672.html#storylink=rss The 48 hours started at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Union Station, when the 13 teams learned the category of the product they would invent.

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Update: Columbus Park Ramen Shop surpasses its Kickstarter goal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19002744.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

The campaign for Columbus Park Ramen Shop - Kansas City’s First Ramen Shop hoped to raise $37,000 by April 19. It raised $41,100 from 349 backers. Owners Josh and Abbey-Jo Eans are waiting for contractor bids but could open the shop by July next to their Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout at 549 Gillis St.

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Florida State defensive tackle Eddie Goldman knows his football history http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/article18995910.html#storylink=rss When it comes to the draft process, one way to tell if a player loves the game is to quiz them on the game’s history, and see what they know. Chances are, teams will like what they hear from Florida State defensive tackle Eddie Goldman.

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Rating the top nose tackles in the NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/article18991665.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Terez A. Paylor breaks down and rates the top nose tackle prospects available in the 2015 NFL Draft, starting with Washington’s Danny Shelton.

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Heated gay rights debate continues in Missouri and many other states http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article18993843.html#storylink=rss The U.S. Supreme Court may legalize same-sex marriage this summer in all 50 states, but in most of those places it will still be legal to fire people, evict them from an apartment or kick them out of a restaurant for being gay. Changing that in conservative states like Missouri and Kansas is an uphill battle.

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Recap: San Francisco vs. Arizona http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article18904362.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:46:04 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article18904362.html George Strait, Merle Haggard tribute kick off ACM Awards http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18919692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:43:05 CDT By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18919692.html Utility: No leaks found in California gas line that exploded http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article18920652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:43:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article18920652.html Davis returning to Bucknell as basketball coach http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article19002564.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:42:11 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article19002564.html Recap: Los Angeles vs. Colorado http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article18905712.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:41:04 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article18905712.html Dodgers hit 3 HRs in 6th to rout Rockies 7-0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article18964470.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:38:05 CDT By JOE RESNICK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article18964470.html