<![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 Kansas City area police ready to crack down on illegal fireworks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26429050.html#storylink=rss Authorities expect a weekend of fireworks complaints, and depending on what city in the metro area you’re in, the result can be a one-time warning or a hefty fine.

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Independence Day display in Jackson County expected to include biggest bang in U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26421805.html#storylink=rss Jackson County officials watched proudly Friday as a 24-inch, 130-pound shell was wheeled into place for a July 4th fireworks display. It’s believed to be the largest commercial fireworks shell in the United States this year.

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Kansas state parks race to recover from high water http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26292256.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:20:06 CDT By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26292256.html Children’s Mercy summer camp uses constant feedback to help kids with ADHD http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26419042.html#storylink=rss Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Summer Treatment Program offers a camp designed for the needs of children with ADHD. Constant positive reinforcement for good behavior has made a world of difference for one child and his mother.

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Lee’s Summit police examine early morning accident, death http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26277433.html#storylink=rss Police in Lee’s Summit, Mo., are investigating an early-morning accident and the death of the car’s driver.

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KC police investigate pair of overnight armed robberies http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26236204.html#storylink=rss Two robberies after midnight may be related, authorities say.

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Independence police identify victim of motorcycle crash http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26231215.html#storylink=rss Independence police have identified the victim of a motorcycle accident in that community this week.

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No-wake policy continues at Lake of the Ozarks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26421883.html#storylink=rss Water levels will be evaluated Saturday morning to determine whether the no-wake policy can be lifted, the Missouri Highway Patrol announced Friday.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:06:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26421883.html
Winning numbers for Friday, July 3 http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article26479264.html#storylink=rss Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials.

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Kansas City streetcar costs are comparable to other cities http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26148769.html#storylink=rss Kansas City’s downtown streetcar construction cost was somewhat higher than Portland’s but below that of Tucson and Cincinnati, according to a streetcar lobbying group. The project is on budget and should be open to the public in time for the Big 12 basketball tournament next year.

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Mission’s ‘driveway tax’ is ruled illegal by Kansas appeals court http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article26116954.html#storylink=rss The court ruled that the fee imposed on developed property in the city is an illegal excise tax under state law. The city had argued the revenue source was a fee, not a tax. The city is evaluating its options.

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Flooding causes July Fourth headaches at Missouri parks http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26216959.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:18:49 CDT By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26216959.html Kansas Gov. Brownback pondering religious objections legislation after gay marriage ruling http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26047999.html#storylink=rss Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage across the nation.

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Longtime on-campus family housing unit at Kansas closes http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26292469.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:34:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26292469.html Alligator kills 28-year-old Texas man during late-night swim http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26217964.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:39:05 CDT By Associated Press ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26217964.html Hillary Clinton is coming to Kansas City for the National Council of La Raza conference http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26077267.html#storylink=rss The Democratic presidential candidate — a former secretary of state, U.S. senator and first lady — is scheduled to appear at the conference at the Kansas City Convention Center on Monday, July 13.

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Plenty claim to be Uncle Sam, but few can prove the lineage http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26482609.html#storylink=rss An upstate N.Y. butcher known as Uncle Sam is considered the inspiration for the national symbol.

“One of the surprising things was that the family had this patriotism running through them.”

After lobbying by New Yorkers, Congress officially anointed Samuel Wilson “Uncle Sam” in 1961.

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Photo Gallery: Star shot, best photos from July 3 http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26427250.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:14:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/article26427250.html US stocks lower after mixed US jobs report, Greek fears http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26466733.html#storylink=rss U.S. stocks fell in afternoon trading Thursday following the release of a mixed report on the U.S. job market and news that Greek finances are deteriorating. Investors drove bond prices up in a bet that the Federal Reserve will be in no hurry to raise interest rates as wage growth stalled and many people gave up looking for work.

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Mosque bombing kills 15 al-Qaida fighters in Syria http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26487034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:08:53 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26487034.html AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26417215.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:04:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26417215.html Egypt's president visits troops in embattled north Sinai http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26487025.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:54:03 CDT By BRIAN ROHAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26487025.html Murder complaints filed over capsized Philippine ferry http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26486728.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:49:04 CDT By OLIVER TEVES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26486728.html Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe's currency union? http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26482843.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:24:04 CDT By DAVID McHUGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26482843.html Africa's soccer strongman a candidate for FIFA president? http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26486962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:00:04 CDT By DIVINE NTARYIKE and GERALD IMRAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26486962.html The nation's weather http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26486971.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:33:51 CDT By WEATHER UNDERGROUND ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26486971.html Annual pit-spitting competition takes place in Michigan http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article26486938.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:04:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article26486938.html Analysts: Greek government's post-referendum future unsure http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26486935.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:03:54 CDT By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26486935.html Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26479957.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 02:35:04 CDT By RALPH JENNINGS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26479957.html Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26483587.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 02:19:04 CDT By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, ERIC TUCKER and DAVID KOENIG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26483587.html