<![CDATA[Living articles about food home & travel from in Kansas City, MO | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:08:07 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:08:07 CST Living 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Are you losing sleep because of work? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article80127792.html#storylink=rss Sleep deprivation affects many workers

Long hours, split shifts and family responsibilities cut into sleep

Too little sleep hurts health and mental sharpness

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As the TSA takes heat over long airport lines, KCI travelers take it easy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article79795177.html#storylink=rss Congressional committee grills the TSA’s top administrator

But national screening woes so far have not been a concern at Kansas City’s airport

Some 208,000 passengers will fly in and out of KCI over the long Memorial Day weekend

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:55:57 CDT

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New West Bottoms Kitchen will have a Southern flair http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article79933872.html#storylink=rss The family-owned restaurant will serve such items as BLTs with fried green tomatoes and blackened meatloaf

It is taking the former Frank’s gourmet hot dogs spot at 1623 Genessee St.

A June 2 opening is scheduled

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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:43:24 CDT

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Some of KC’s best barbecue comes from an unsung hero, pitmaster Bill Chaney http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article79357142.html#storylink=rss Bill Chaney, 85, built his first brick barbecue pit for Russ Fiorella in 1957

Among his clients: Jack Stack, LC’s, Smokehouse, Winslow’s, The Stack and Summit Hickory Pit

Chaney, a link to KC barbecue’s beginnings, is an unsung hero who carries on the disappearing craft of pit building

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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:01:00 CDT

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A new theory suggests infections could trigger Alzheimer’s http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article79904697.html#storylink=rss “Outside the box” hypothesis has major implications for preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease

Newly published data intrigue researchers of degenerative brain disease

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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:15:07 CDT

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Mr. Potato Head, coming to KC this weekend, has a surprising history http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article79370747.html#storylink=rss “The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head” exhibit opens Saturday at Crown Center

In honor of that show, let’s peel back the story of this iconic toy

You have to go back to 1952 to learn about his true past

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:49:54 CDT

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A 1926 cartoon still packs a Punch http://www.kansascity.com/living/article79894532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:44:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/article79894532.html Staging to sell a home is worth every penny http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article78364052.html#storylink=rss Staging is essential for getting top dollar, quick sale

It involves editing to highlight architectural features, layout and flow

Every room should have a purpose and focal point

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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Kansas City Symphony violinist Sunho Kim shares her recipe for Korean beef ribs http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article79251092.html#storylink=rss Sunho Kim shares her recipe for Korean beef ribs

Kim and her husband, percussionist Christopher McLaurin, enjoy outdoor entertaining

The Bank of America Celebration is a free concert at Union Station featuring patriotic music for Memorial Day

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Tue, 17 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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Chow Town blogger Ardie Davis to be inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article78829402.html#storylink=rss Davis started what became the American Royal Barbecue Sauce, Rub and Baste Contest

He is a charter member of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, helped create the organization’s judging standards and penned the judges’ oath

In October, Davis will be inducted at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue at the Kansas Speedway

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Fri, 20 May 2016 10:22:00 CDT

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Trying to get your baby to sleep? Let them cry it out http://www.kansascity.com/living/article79514682.html#storylink=rss Australian researchers tested two sleep methods to ease a child’s bedtime routine

The best method? Staying hands off

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Tue, 24 May 2016 10:51:49 CDT

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HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ takes home makeovers beyond Waco http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article79410597.html#storylink=rss Fans across the country can enter contest to win a room makeover

First winner will be announced June 15

Fixer Upper blog reveals a few details about Season 4

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:43:06 CDT

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5 things that can make acne worse http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article79504092.html#storylink=rss These are the culprits that can keep you from having clearer skin

A few may be surprising

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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:45:03 CDT

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One hormone shot put diabetic mice into long-term remission, study says http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79439872.html#storylink=rss Researchers inject brains of obese, diabetic mice with growth-promoting hormone

Blood sugar stabilizes, stays normal for 17 weeks – halting Type 2 diabetes

Research may suggest other avenues to treating diabetes in humans

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Mon, 23 May 2016 19:47:48 CDT

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Self-defense class teaches 'cane-fu' to blind people http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article80250532.html#storylink=rss SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Wanda Thomas, 68, enjoys shopping, going to the movies and attending classes at Society for the Blind in midtown. But when she travels down the sidewalk with her white fiberglass cane, she doesn't always feel safe.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By SAMMY CAIOLA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article80250532.html
Antibiotic-resistant superbug that doctors have been dreading has just reached the U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article80091717.html#storylink=rss Researchers find a woman in Pennsylvania with bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort

A family known as CRE has been dubbed nightmare bacteria by health officials

Routine operations could become deadly, and minor infections could become life-threatening crises

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Thu, 26 May 2016 14:26:46 CDT

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One good fish tale deserves another http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article80164512.html#storylink=rss Hi, my name is Stacey and I’m vocationally challenged.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 17:19:13 CDT

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Oil flirts at $50 a barrel as summer driving season approaches http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article80108382.html#storylink=rss Americans can enjoy the cheapest prices at the pump in 11 years this holiday weekend

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline nationally was $2.31

Locally, prices averaged $2.16 a gallon on the Missouri side and $2.32 on the Kansas side

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:07:28 CDT

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American Royal World Series of Barbecue Sauce Contest attracts record number of sauces http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article79897977.html#storylink=rss 450 entries in five categories competed for grand prize

All samples are judged with meat and without

The Best Barbecue Sauce on the Planet trophy will be presented Oct. 30

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Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Best Sauce of the Planet crowned at American Royal contest http://www.kansascity.com/living/article80022307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 10:13:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/article80022307.html Dear Abby: Mom objects to kids paying for property damage http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article78387997.html#storylink=rss DEAR ABBY: At our most recent visit to my in-laws, my kids and their cousins broke a door frame when they were roughhousing. My mother-in-law wants them to pay for the damage, but I think that’s inappropriate.

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Concerns about National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas City closing http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article79963017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 20:49:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article79963017.html Twin Cities Archdiocese files plan to settle with abuse victims http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article80189717.html#storylink=rss MINNEAPOLIS-The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed its financial reorganization plan in bankruptcy court Thursday, offering a strategy for regaining financial stability while compensating an expected 400 clergy abuse claims.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JEAN HOPFENSPERGER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article80189717.html
Why parents are choosing to have kids share rooms even when there's space http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79991092.html#storylink=rss In nearly two-thirds of homes with two children under age 18, the kids share a room.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DANIELLE BRAFF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79991092.html
Last-minute ways to make money this summer http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79990927.html#storylink=rss Finding a summer job this late in the school year can be extremely challenging and sometimes even impossible. If you're in need of some cash flow stuck seeing "we are no longer hiring" in every storefront, here are quick ways to get some money in your wallet over the summer.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CAMI GRANDJEAN AND CHLOE WALLACE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79990927.html
Winfrey explores megachurch drama in OWN series 'Greenleaf' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80001112.html#storylink=rss Oprah Winfrey's latest project as both producer and actress continues her exploration of religion and spirituality.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:14:02 CDT By SANDY COHEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80001112.html
An ode to Zayn http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article80033062.html#storylink=rss In junior high, two friends invited me to a One Direction concert. Like any awkward, full-of-angst preteen, I was terrified - 1D was a boy band, existing in categorical defiance of everything "alternative or cool" in the mind of a budding pseudo-critic. Still, full of doubt, I went to the concert.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By KANYINSOLA ANIFOWOSHE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article80033062.html
Teen fighting leukemia strives to make hospital a better place http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79990832.html#storylink=rss A La Grange, Ill., teen who's fighting leukemia is striving to make things better for herself and other young people facing illness, treatment and hospital stays.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ANNEMARIE MANNION ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79990832.html
An ultimate bachelor pad http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article79991057.html#storylink=rss LOS ANGELES - Matty Pipes had a goal when he moved into his new home in Hollywood: Create a bachelor pad with a well-traveled look that did not look "decorator done."

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LISA BOONE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article79991057.html
Who needs bingo? N.C. retirees repair chairs at Aldersgate community http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79991082.html#storylink=rss CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dorothy Laye sits quietly as her hands precisely weave a pattern on an old cane chair. None of the people around her, or their chatter, pose a distraction.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MARY ANN LOPEZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article79991082.html