Living

KC Gardens

Downsizing the garden, gracefully

All those magnificent flower beds, the great, sweeping green lawn and your own personal arboretum might become more of a burden than a benefit when the kids are grown and gone, and you’re ready to pack your bags and see the world. You still want to stop and smell the roses, all right, but perhaps just one rose bush is all you need.

Living

Invited to a wedding? Here’s what to wear

Wedding season is in full swing, which means that Saturday mornings between now and September will be full of women standing in front of their closets, panicking over an outfit for the day’s festivities. Here are some ideas, from casual to more formal.

Faith

They want to name their daughter Allah. This state won’t let them

The ACLU of Georgia has filed suit on behalf of the couple, who say they can’t get a Social Security number for their daughter because they don’t have a birth certificate. State officials say the child’s name – ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina Allah – does not fit the naming conventions set up by state law.

 

Videos

KC-area shops selling hemp oil face uncertain legal landscape

Stores selling low-THC cannabis oil made from marijuana plants are opening in the Kansas City metro area despite serious doubts about the legality of the product.
Andy Marso The Kansas City Star
KC-area shops selling hemp oil face uncertain legal landscape 0:41

KC-area shops selling hemp oil face uncertain legal landscape

Bow tie business boosted by Bloch Venture Hub 2:53

Bow tie business boosted by Bloch Venture Hub

A concept for the future of Nile Valley Aquaponics 1:31

A concept for the future of Nile Valley Aquaponics

Aquaponics project to bring fish and vegetables to the urban core 2:26

Aquaponics project to bring fish and vegetables to the urban core

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