<![CDATA[Latest KC News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST News 60 Even in the rain, Plaza lighting tradition is alive and well http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46684220.html#storylink=rss Crowd was a sea of umbrellas

But spirit is strong in 86th ceremony

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:15:40 CST

Area turkey day racers beat the rain http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46673995.html#storylink=rss Five events draw more than 10,000 participants

Races wrap up before heavy rains start

Events benefit variety of civic and charitable causes

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:36:17 CST

Fire destroys three structures in Sedalia http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46668055.html#storylink=rss Heavy 35 mph winds enabled flames to reach several residences

No one injured; 11 residents displaced

Apartment building was constructed in 1856

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:56:05 CST

KCK police discover human remains while searching for missing boy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article46655730.html#storylink=rss Police respond to disturbance call at 99th Street and Hutton Road

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:41:54 CST

McCollum Hall on KU campus comes tumbling down http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46410830.html#storylink=rss The dorm opened 50 years ago and was a Daisy Hill landmark

The university plans to add a surface parking lot on the old McCollum site

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:43:57 CST

‘The Bull’ of the Grandview Fire Department offers thanks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46489560.html#storylink=rss He could have died during an Oct. 5 fire

A colleague helped save him, pushing a fire truck ladder to a second-story window

Not all firefighters who yell “Mayday!” get to talk about it later, Alan Dugan says

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:55:21 CST

Waldo man, one of The New York Times’ top 10 commenters: ‘Finally, somebody is listening to me’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46507335.html#storylink=rss Bruce Rozenblit submits one to three comments a day on The New York Times’ website

He was included this week in a feature story about The Times’ most prolific and popular commenters

“Anyone can rant,” he said. “I like thoughtful analysis”

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:37:35 CST

Platte County prosecutors dismiss sex crime charges against former Northland resident http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article46446140.html#storylink=rss Anthony L. Paden, 28, faced sodomy charges involving a 10-year-old girl

His father, Darren Paden, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sex crimes involving the same victim

The case against Darren Paden sharply divided the small Dearborn community

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:16:37 CST

Police launch investigation of man who fell to his death at Plaza bridge http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46462210.html#storylink=rss Man likely fell from embankment wall at Roanoke Road and Ward Parkway

Pedestrian found the victim at the bottom of bridge west of the Country Club Plaza

The fall appeared to be accidental

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:39:54 CST

Authorities investigate death of reported 8-year-old Kansas driver http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46443785.html#storylink=rss Cadence Orcutt died in a wreck Sunday in Donipan County, Kan.

Her grandfather told authorities that the girl, 8, had been driving

He has driving-related convictions and got out of a Missouri prison in March

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:02:57 CST

Abortions are no longer performed at Columbia’s Planned Parenthood clinic http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article46415635.html#storylink=rss Only one facility in Missouri now offers abortion services

Columbia clinic is set to lose license to perform abortions Nov. 30 at midnight

Planned Parenthood officials say they may go to court to resume abortions

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:03:48 CST

Grain Valley police seek person of interest in kidnapping case http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article46533785.html#storylink=rss Grain Valley authorities ask for public’s help

Michael P. Snider is charged in a June kidnapping in Independence

He is also a person of interest in a Grain Valley kidnapping this month

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:05:44 CST

World War I Museum breaks attendance record http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46446915.html#storylink=rss Museum at Liberty Memorial drew 257,830 through the third week of November

Record is broken for the second straight year

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:22:23 CST

Icy roads are possible in KC as cold front follows heavy Thanksgiving rain http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46434400.html#storylink=rss A 100 percent chance of rain is predicted Thursday

The chance for rain will continue throughout the weekend

Freezing rain and drizzle could make travel treacherous

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:28:12 CST

Denver shares difficult lessons for Kansas City’s universal pre-K plans http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46350995.html#storylink=rss An 18-member team of KC civic and education leaders recently spent a long day in Denver, learning about its program

The Denver Preschool Program has twice won sales tax elections to help make pre-K available to all 4-year-olds

Kansas City’s plan to seek a levy increase in 2016 will face significant obstacles

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:14:36 CST

Leavenworth sets out to reclaim century of its photographic history http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46031425.html#storylink=rss In 1968, a Chicago photographer bought 40,000 glass-plate negatives dating to Leavenworth’s early days

The county historical society has since acquired most of the plates and now is scanning them

But it needs to raise $1 million to buy, store and present 2,000 of the most prized images

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:27:57 CST

Winning lottery numbers for Thursday, Nov. 26 http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article46692400.html#storylink=rss Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:23:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article46692400.html
Photo gallery: 86th annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46684010.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:11:46 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46684010.html Plaza Lighting Ceremony http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46678175.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:12:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46678175.html In the aftermath of downed warplane, Russia lashes out at Turkey http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article46666075.html#storylink=rss Imported Turkish goods are stopped at the border

Major energy project in Turkey formerly hailed by Moscow may be halted

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:41:13 CST

Volunteers give thanks by serving others http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46665250.html#storylink=rss Hundreds of helpers make sure thousands of others have Thanksgiving dinner

Salvation Army tradition includes sit-down dinner, deliveries

Music and fellowship accompany food

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:32:22 CST

Pass the cranberries and the check: Dining out on Thanksgiving proves popular http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/article46664630.html#storylink=rss More than 33 million Americans relied on restaurants for part or all of Thanksgiving dinner

Kansas Citians could choose value meals for $12 to four-course menus for $50

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:43:24 CST

Three years after Sandy Hook, mental health overhaul remains stubbornly out of reach http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article46661665.html#storylink=rss Congress is still struggling to fundamentally reform the nation’s efforts to diagnose and treat mental illness

A measure in the House offers changes and additional money, but it faces opposition from the left and right

Some support more incremental steps, which they say are more achievable in a distracted Congress

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:15:37 CST

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