<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:47:40 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:47:40 CDT Homepage 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Chiefs landed a real character in hulking defensive lineman Chris Jones http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article74831812.html#storylink=rss A jovial Mississippi native, he could be the steal of the draft

Modeling game after Houston’s J.J. Watt, he says “sky’s the limit”

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Kansas House votes to keep income tax exemption for businesses http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article74778342.html#storylink=rss After a 20-minute debate, 45 representatives vote to repeal the exemption while 74 vote no

Critics say rule contributes to state’s budget hole

Some legislators opposed to Brownback’s tax policies still vote against repeal, say bill doesn’t go far enough

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:46:25 CDT

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Royals’ offensive woes continue in 1-0 loss to Felix Hernandez and the Mariners http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article74843522.html#storylink=rss A dormant offense was no match for the Mariners’ ace

Royals finish 0 for 11 with runners in scoring position

Royals believe umpires missed call in the ninth inning

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Kansas City's streetcar: What you need to know http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/kc-streetcar/article74654567.html#storylink=rss Each streetcar can carry up to 150 people sitting and standing, with a total of 34 seats.

The route is 2.2 miles long starting from Third Street and Grand Boulevard near City Market to Pershing Road and Main Street at Union Station.

Driving beside the streetcar will take some patience

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Chiefs take defensive tackle Chris Jones in NFL draft second round, trade down for more picks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article74778212.html#storylink=rss Jones declared for draft after starting his junior season

Chiefs trade other second-round pick for a third and a fourth

KC takes Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell in third round

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Policies meant to deport criminal illegal immigrants failed in the case of Pablo Serrano-Vitorino http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article74708627.html#storylink=rss Man accused of Kansas and Missouri slayings would have been first priority under federal program

But various missteps kept him out of reach of federal authorities before March shootings

Mistakes highlight questions about coordination between local and federal agencies

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:38:42 CDT

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Stolen Royals billboard figure has been found http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article74629207.html#storylink=rss The 14-foot figure was recovered Friday morning

It appears thieves brought it back to area near where it was taken

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:58:15 CDT

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LGBT advocates protest Kansas transgender bathroom bill http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article74718912.html#storylink=rss Proposal will lead to harassment of transgender students, protesters say

“Let us pee in peace,” says one transgender teen

Supporters say measure would prevent “embarrassment, shame and psychological injury to students”

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‘The Hos’ and the unintended consequences of a good haircut http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article74657447.html#storylink=rss In the major leagues, it’s not just a haircut, it’s a lifestyle

Looking good is too much work

I can’t keep this up

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Sprint layoffs hit 113 in Overland Park headquarters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article74725997.html#storylink=rss Job losses are part of company’s transformation, which includes eliminating $2.5 billion in expenses

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Group makes offer to Kansas lawmakers for liquor sales in grocery stores http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article74640347.html#storylink=rss Big retailers would pay $200,000 to the state for an initial liquor license

Uncork Kansas says its plan would generate $40 million for the state

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One Ford goes for $285,000 at auction of Overland Park embezzler’s cars http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article74529872.html#storylink=rss Exotic cars and motorcycles seized by the U.S. Marshals Service go up for bid

The fleet belonged to a man who pleaded guilty to embezzling $4 million

One car that runs on racing fuel came complete with a parachute

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:37:09 CDT

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What happened to Esky Magic? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article74686622.html#storylink=rss Alcides Escobar became known for swinging at first pitches last season

Opponents have made an adjustment on those pitches in recent games

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‘Religious freedom’ bill defeated, but Missourians can still be fired for being gay http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article74722987.html#storylink=rss There’s no law in Missouri prohibiting discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce helped defeat the “religious freedom” bill but opposed a statewide nondiscrimination law

Kansas City Councilwoman Jolie Justus called the Chamber’s position “a paradox”

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Live-cam footage of eagle family’s feline meal leaves some ‘disturbed’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74643797.html#storylink=rss Eagle family’s life is streamed live on a web-cam

Parents captured cat, fed it to babies

Nature ‘isn't always kind or pretty,’ says group whose cam captured video

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:32:01 CDT

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Missouri preacher pleads guilty to sexual assaults of girls http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article74534092.html#storylink=rss Travis Smith led a Baptist church in Stover, near the Lake of the Ozarks, and was a youth pastor in Moniteau County

He made a plea last week before the jury at his trial announced its verdict

He also entered guilty pleas in two other cases involving assaults of girls dating to 1998

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Will Ferrell’s comedy on Reagan dementia unlikely after his children object http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74634507.html#storylink=rss Will Ferrell had planned to produce and star in a satire about the former president

“I didn’t find anything comedic” about Alzheimer’s, Reagan’s daughter Patti said

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:35:14 CDT

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Inside Panama Papers: Multiple Clinton connections http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article72215012.html#storylink=rss Some donors to Clinton foundation used the Panamanian law firm for offshores

Connections come from the more than 40 years Bill and Hillary Clinton have spent in public life

Clinton criticized those exposed in the Panama Papers, some looking to hide their wealth

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 12:20:20 CDT

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The Chiefs turned the NFL Draft into the feeling of being stood up on a first date http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article74606812.html#storylink=rss When you think about it, nobody really knows anything certain about the NFL Draft

All we can do is evaluate the thought process and track record of those making the decisions

On both those points, the Chiefs’ current leadership group stands up well

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Missouri lawmaker asks students to rethink going to Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article74620007.html#storylink=rss Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis said he’s concerned about the welfare of minority students

Students protested what they saw as administrators’ indifference to racial issues

MU has been under national and state scrutiny, including from lawmakers calling for change

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Chiefs’ second pick of draft, KeiVarae Russell of Notre Dame, is grateful for chance http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article74829872.html#storylink=rss Cornerback overcame a lot at home, then with Irish, to reach this point

Excitement of draft day past, he looks forward to working with Marcus Peters

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7 House members from JoCo, WyCo vote to reimpose small-business tax http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article74844892.html#storylink=rss Lots of political calculations dictated how lawmakers voted

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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:22:45 CDT

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Cottages at Woodridge perfectly positioned for a care-free lifestyle http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article73979307.html#storylink=rss Rodrock Development

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New things to see at Brookwood Farms http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article73953222.html#storylink=rss Brookwood Farms

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Four unique Tom French communities, four Spring Parade of Homes entries http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article73944597.html#storylink=rss Tom French Homes

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Show-stopping home seamlessly blends indoor, outdoor living http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article74068272.html#storylink=rss The Village of Loch Lloyd

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Millennials and boomers drive design in Parade of Homes http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article73957122.html#storylink=rss Homebuilders say life stage, age play a role in new home building trends

Spring Parade of Homes

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Canyon Creek offers large variety for Parade of Homes http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article73947732.html#storylink=rss Canyon Creek

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Benson Place Fieldstone features array of move-in ready homes http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article74061247.html#storylink=rss Hunt Midwest

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