<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Thu, 07 Jan 2016 12:37:28 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 07 Jan 2016 12:37:28 CST Homepage 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Finding the right system leader will be crucial in fixing a broken Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article58871643.html#storylink=rss University of Missouri firestorm over racial issues that drove two leaders from their jobs still smolders

Never has there been a more important hire than the replacement for former system president Tim Wolfe

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Sooners’ Lon Kruger, Buddy Hield feel Bramlage’s bite http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article58954798.html#storylink=rss Former K-State coach Kruger lost his fourth straight game in Manhattan

Player of the year candidate Hield strugged against Wesley Iwundu’s defense

Kansas State students didn’t storm floor, so players stormed student section

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Rubio slammed, Cruz forced to apologize in GOP debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article58858063.html#storylink=rss Republicans face off for last time before New Hampshire primary

Christie, Bush rip Rubio, saying he has no Senate accomplishments

Carson reacts to Cruz’s tactic suggesting Carson was dropping out

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KC worries that state legislation restricting municipal courts would prolong blight http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article58919663.html#storylink=rss Missouri measure intends to prevent cities from using municipal fines to fill coffers

But local leaders say proposal would hurt neighborhoods with property code problems

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As task force listens, citizens speak out about violence http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58868843.html#storylink=rss People at the meeting talk about ways to make neighborhoods safe

Some blame the problems on poverty

Others say police are part of the issue

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Bed-and-breakfast in KC’s Northeast area takes guests back in time http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article57981543.html#storylink=rss Couple carefully restored the home to original grandeur

Three guest bedrooms feature period decor

One room is named after a ghost

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Gus's Fried Chicken opens in KCK http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58890993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:01:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58890993.html Kansas State upsets No. 1 Oklahoma 80-69 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article58911878.html#storylink=rss It was Wildcats’ first win over a ranked opponent this season

Kansas State last beat a No. 1 team in 2011

Wesley Iwundu scores 22 points, holds Sooners star Buddy Hield in check

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Food taster at Joe’s Kansas City might be best job in town http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article58841163.html#storylink=rss Steve Querrey is the director of operations for Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que

Querrey goes from restaurant to restaurant to make sure the food meets Joe’s Kansas City standards

He also does hiring and training

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:20:00 CST

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Royals’ left-hander Danny Duffy says he welcomes role in bullpen or starting rotation http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article58437303.html#storylink=rss Duffy, 27, finished last season in the bullpen after beginning year as starter

He will vie for one of the final rotation spots during spring training

Manager Ned Yost believes he could be valuable as a reliever, too

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:25:01 CST

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How Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt became one of the most respected men in the NFL http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article58867003.html#storylink=rss In a sea of bombast, Kansas City’s Hunt sticks out with his subtlety

He was among the most important figures in getting the last CBA done

He’s also one of the few men with wide influence among both owners and players

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With Super Bowl at hand, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is spouting non-truths again http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article58786513.html#storylink=rss Goodell rarely takes questions, and when he does he has shown a knack for saying nothing

It is hard to know whether he believes his own rhetoric, particularly on concussions

The commissioner is a talented spinster as the NFL continues to make more money

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Olathe software developers set Guinness World Record with Rubik’s Cube robot http://www.kansascity.com/living/article58774598.html#storylink=rss Machine-solving attempt shaves 1.30 seconds off previous record

A crowd of more than 100 cheered the attempt

A Guinness official certified the record of 0.90 seconds for Jay Flatland and Paul Rose of Tradebot Systems

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Here’s what you need to know about noroviruses — but first, wash your hands http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article58760698.html#storylink=rss It’s “improbable” Overland Park outbreaks are linked, but possible, health official says

Noroviruses are responsible for about 19 million to 21 million illnesses each year in U.S.

This time of year is prime time for the sickness — so wash your hands.

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CDC warning about young women and drinking sets off ‘WTH’ outrage on social media http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article58685073.html#storylink=rss The CDC this week warned young women about the risks of drinking and pregnancy

Women took it as a patronizing lecture on what to do with their own bodies

Typical reaction: WTH?

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Bonner Springs amphitheater gets a new name and a new look http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58675263.html#storylink=rss It is now the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater

$2 million renovation project includes VIP club, updated restrooms, seating and stage

First show is Ellie Goulding on May 17; other shows have been announced, including Dave Matthews

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Bill Self explains his reaction to Brannen Greene’s dunk at end of KU-Kansas State game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article58650128.html#storylink=rss Greene’s dunk touched off strong criticism from Self, who used an expletive to describe it

It goes against what he and the program stands for, Self said

Self said that Greene will be in uniform for Saturday’s game at TCU

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Barbara Shelly: A year after Tom Schweich’s suicide, Missouri politics are as mean as ever http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article58505533.html#storylink=rss Anniversary of former Missouri auditor Tom Schweich’s suicide is Feb. 26

Political bullying lives on in Missouri

Public should reject hateful, anonymous messages

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Can Bernie Sanders win the African-American vote? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article58587343.html#storylink=rss He could challenge Hillary Clinton for black voters’ support

Messages about income inequality, its roots and measures to rectify it are Sanders’ forte

Influential voices, such as Cornel West, have already endorsed Sanders

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Hallmark’s Valentine’s Day video features diversity of love: Gay, lesbian, interracial http://www.kansascity.com/living/article58528708.html#storylink=rss A year after running its first ad with a lesbian couple, Hallmark is featuring a more diverse ad for Valentine’s Day

The video tells love stories of couples who are gay, lesbian, interracial

While some do not like the ads, reactions have generally been positive

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Fire at Raytown apartment building leaves several injured and missing http://www.kansascity.com/news/article58971528.html#storylink=rss Fire broke out about 2 a.m.

Search team of firefighters also became trapped

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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:21:32 CST The Star

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Cold-shooting Wichita State loses at Illinois State 58-53 (+video) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article58959818.html#storylink=rss Shockers can’t solve Illinois State’s zone defense

WSU misses 21 of 27 three-pointers

Redbirds win second straight against WSU

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One case of norovirus confirmed in illnesses at University of Kansas Hospital Marillac Campus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58968423.html#storylink=rss The hospital said 18 people were sick Thursday

Health officials recommended it be treated as norovirus pending lab results

Preliminary results confirmed one case Saturday

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Bach Aria Soloists combine music, theater in an imaginative ‘Don Quixote’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article58965233.html#storylink=rss Cervantes’ 17th-century novel inspired the presentation Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Production married ensemble’s formidable artistry with simple but effective dramatic staging

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Now might be the perfect time to consider selling your farmland http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article58693883.html#storylink=rss Farmers National Company

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Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at border http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article58963873.html#storylink=rss The European Union foreign policy chief urges Turkey to open its borders

Thousands of Syrians have arrived at seven camps close to the Turkish border

Some have found shelter in Afrin, a Kurdish enclave controlled by the YPG militia

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Woodneath Farms features new model homes to tour http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article58694873.html#storylink=rss Woodneath Farms

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Sales success at iconic tower fueled by experienced Team Mall http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article58698933.html#storylink=rss One Park Place

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Urban living opportunities blend luxury, charm and prime locations http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article58689738.html#storylink=rss Boveri Realty Group

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High school results - January 6 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article58960408.html#storylink=rss High school results for area teams

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