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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Chronic clutter fills many homes, and sometimes it can even be dangerous http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article22192980.html#storylink=rss Countless Americans fall somewhere on the “clutter-hoarding scale” created by the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. The first level requires no professional help to clean up, but level five requires teams of professionals. Clutter made the news this month when it played a role in two Kansas City area house fires.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:14:09 CDT

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Class of 2015 gets creative with mortarboards http://www.kansascity.com/living/article21689274.html#storylink=rss Commencement mortarboards have come a long way from duct-taped greetings like “Hi, Mom!” Here are some of our favorites. We asked you to send some of the more creative offerings from this spring’s graduations. Click through the photos to see these heads of the class.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Recipe for Chicken Drumette Lollipops makes wings less of a mess http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article21679221.html#storylink=rss Growing up in Pittsburgh, Pa., Johnson County Community College student chef Lawrence Pesce ate his share of traditional chicken wings. As a finger food, chicken wings can be messy to eat. But making the wings into “lollipops” are easier.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:00:00 CDT By LAWRENCE PESCE

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Chai Pie recipe satisfies Corinne Kritikos’ creative impulse http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article21674088.html#storylink=rss Corinne Kritikos of Kansas City, a social worker and Kansas City Care Clinic manager of HIV case management, says she likes making pies "because there are so many different possibilities and flavor combinations that can be contained within two crusts. It’s edible creativity for me. There’s also a sense of accomplishment that happens when you bake pie."

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Tue, 26 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Summer fashion’s color forecast: Whiteout conditions http://www.kansascity.com/living/article21683736.html#storylink=rss White lace, eyelet and other delicate fabrics have steadily climbed in popularity for the last four years. The color, or absence of it, inspired a flotilla of designers, whose spring collections at times evoked a Victorian laundry.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism ban http://www.kansascity.com/living/article22297206.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:10:27 CDT By BETH J. HARPAZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article22297206.html ‘Vacation brain’ can be dangerous for travelers in national parks http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article22153692.html#storylink=rss Extreme behaviors by people like Dean Potter that end in death may generate headlines, but routine behaviors inside the parks’ extreme environs cause the most trouble.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 17:53:31 CDT

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Habitat for Humanity prototype home has fame, but no interested buyers http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article21412431.html#storylink=rss It has been featured in Architectural Digest and Dwell. And there are, undoubtedly, plenty of architecture buffs who would jump at a chance to buy it. But the three-bedroom, low-slung home in Kansas City, Kan., has been empty for the better part of its nine-month existence, despite its sleek modern aesthetic.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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KC-born photographer David Douglas Duncan was an eyewitness to history http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article21602583.html#storylink=rss Pablo Picasso. The Korean War. The Plaza lights. “My 20th Century” is the wrap-up collection of 99-year-old David Douglas Duncan, a world-famous combat photographer originally from Kansas City. A new book, “My 20th Century,” collects images shot by Duncan, who turned 99 in January.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:10:00 CDT

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Lindsay Hanson Metcalf: Hotels and my kids don’t mix, but I found the perfect alternative http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article21607431.html#storylink=rss That time our 3-year-old human kangaroo almost got us evicted from a hotel made me wince as I searched for a place where we could be comfortable away from home. I found my solution online.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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A Dirty Kanza adventure: Storms, mustangs and the right travel buddy http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/cindy-hoedel/article21524958.html#storylink=rss While scoping out the route for the May 30 Dirty Kanza bicycle race, columnist Cindy Hoedel and Dave Leiker, a photographer, discovered they have similar tolerances for the unexpected. Which is a good thing.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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The Conversation: Photographer Matt Rahner documents the last days of a KC neighborhood http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article21574035.html#storylink=rss Matt Rahner spent two years documenting the last residents of Kansas City’s Wendell Phillips neighborhood, whose homes were demolished to make way for a new crime lab. “Eminent Domain,” a collection of Rahner’s photographs, is on exhibit through May 31 at Kansas City's Central Library.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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What’s new at theme parks this summer: Coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article21590100.html#storylink=rss From a Fast & Furious ride in California to an interactive dark ride in St. Louis, there is no shortage of thrills to be had at theme parks this year.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:06:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Elderly mother needs your help http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article22354062.html#storylink=rss I’m thankful that you’re concerned for your mother; the Bible tells us to honor our parents, and we should do this as long as they live (see Exodus 20:12). One way we honor them is by doing all we can to help them as they grow older.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Hawaii ranks fourth in senior health report http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22410786.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:11:44 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22410786.html Class forgoes trip to give principal money to treat cancer http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22407261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:07:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22407261.html Dean: USM College of Nursing needs to move into new building http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22406433.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 07:37:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22406433.html Study finds autism rates probably haven't changed even as cases have climbed http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408839.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT By MARK ROTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408839.html Voices of Faith: What can we learn from the faith of the Canaanite woman? http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article22408740.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT The Kansas City Star]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article22408740.html 'Disneybounding' puts adult theme-park fans in age-appropriate 'costumes' http://www.kansascity.com/living/article22408716.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT By DEWAYNE BEVIL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article22408716.html Asthma, allergies and the new hope of immunotherapy http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408722.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT By MEGY KARYDES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408722.html Dog bite study shows familiarity with dog may breed false sense of security http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JIM MCVEIGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408731.html News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408056.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 06:31:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22408056.html 2 inmates sue state over hepatitis C treatment http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22407813.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 06:21:36 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22407813.html UN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22406241.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 04:47:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22406241.html News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22323072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 04:02:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22323072.html Panthers host 100 youth football moms to discuss safety http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22405965.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:06:47 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22405965.html Marijuana facility in south-central Illinois hits snag http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22405899.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:06:45 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22405899.html Worker killed while servicing an elevator in central NY http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22405677.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 02:06:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article22405677.html