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Mid-Coast Modern deals in design-centric creations

Matt Bramlette hopes customers walk into his Mid-Coast Modern shop in Westport and find something unexpected. The Kansas City native who formerly worked in advertising was looking for a different career when he decided to open a retail store; it features home and personal items from makers, artists and other indie business owners.

 

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A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer

Heather Winship was left to raise two boys by herself after her husband, Rick Winship, died from cancer in 2015. He had a 26 year career with the Independence Fire Department before dying of throat cancer that had spread to his liver and brain.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
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A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer

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