“Big Slick has impacted the lives of children so much more than they will ever know,” says Dr. Alan Gamis, the Children's Mercy Cancer Center’s section chief of oncology. Since 2010, Big Slick — the weekend extravaganza hosted by local celebrities -- has donated more than $4.5 million to assist with infrastructural expansion, groundbreaking research and highly advanced medical equipment purchases.
The temperature, how you arrange the food, and how often you clean the inside of your refrigerator and freezer can affect your health. Jeff Olsen speaks with a registered dietitian from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program about a plan for a healthy refrigerator-freezer.
In June 2016, Oak Grove police officers William "Andy" Anderson and Bob Marshall helped a woman who had given birth in a car parked on an I-70 exit ramp. In the officers' dash cam video, you can hear Anderson resuscitate the baby while Marshall assists the mother and another child who was in the car.
The luxury survival condos and doomsday bunkers are built to protect against a catastrophic event while offering privacy and comfort for its residents. Logic Integration designed and installed a massive AV system for a missile silo doomsday bunker in Kansas.
Fishtech, a third cyber security company founded by Gary Fish, a Kansas Citian who calls himself a serial entrepreneur, was launched in April 2016. Fish equipped the new office building in Martin City with the latest technology trends and modern workspace design.
The Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience at the Charlotte Convention Center attracted large crowds Saturday. Brick Fest is the largest touring LEGO Fan Experience in the United States, featuring millions of LEGO bricks and hands-on attractions and activities.
Chow Town Live edited broadcast: Chef Jamie Purviance of Weber Grill visits The Star's Food Truck Friday to chat with food editor Jill Silva this week. Purviance demos two recipes from "Weber's Greatest Hits": Caponata Bruschetta and Filet Mignon Crostini With Balsamic Onion Jam.
Donna Moore was a prolific toy designer, starting her career at Hallmark and then branching from there. Her many creations include plush versions of Mickey Mouse, Snoopy and the Beatles. An exhibition of her work and artistic methods will be featured at The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures beginning June 10.