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Born to be wild (flowers): Three springtime delights in the desert

If spring wildflowers were people, they'd be a carefree lot, free spirits who don't set their alarm clocks and never check email. They'd toss their colorful heads with a mischievous catch-me-if-you-can dare, living by the seats of their pants. If they had pants. But they don't. They're flowers, born to be wild and au so naturel.

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Salinas Valley: lush fields, good wine and, yes, Steinbeck

I went to see what’s new in Salinas, Calif. New agricultural tours are giving visitors the chance to learn about the produce grown in mass quantities, and the wine industry is getting attention because its winemakers have opened tasting rooms in Carmel. And the long-neglected downtown is being revitalized by entrepreneurs.

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KC councilwoman says losing airport 'A distinct possibility'

Kansas City 4th district Councilwoman Jolie Justice says she hopes the talk of Kansas building an airport is a "wake up call" for folks worried about losing Kansas City International Airport. She says the City plans an intense public engagement about the issue starting in April, with the possibility of a vote on a new terminal in November.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
KC councilwoman says losing airport 'A distinct possibility' 2:15

KC councilwoman says losing airport 'A distinct possibility'

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wants to build an airport to rival KCI 1:28

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wants to build an airport to rival KCI

Charging stations added at Kansas City International Airport 1:39

Charging stations added at Kansas City International Airport

TSA's top 10 most unusual finds in 2016 1:04

TSA's top 10 most unusual finds in 2016