<![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 Death penalty phase next after F. Glenn Miller Jr. found guilty in Jewish center shootings http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article32879232.html#storylink=rss After finding F. Glenn Miller Jr. guilty of capital murder and other charges Monday afternoon, a Johnson County jury now will decide his punishment: life in prison or the death penalty for the shooting deaths of three people on April 13, 2014, at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom retirement community in Overland Park.

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KCK man sets racial strife and harmony to music to honor Quindaro http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article33064863.html#storylink=rss America Patton is tackling the complex issues of slavery, freedom and contemporary racial tension in America by producing an album of meaningful music. “I want to be a voice of hope,” Patton said. “We don’t have to remain divided. We don’t have to go about it in a violent way. There is another alternative.”

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KC’s Woodland Early Learning Center to be first stop on Education Department’s national bus tour http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32904678.html#storylink=rss Woodland Early Learning Center at 711 Woodland Ave. is one of 11 schools in the nation selected for a September visit from the nation’s top education officials, including Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The “Ready for Success” bus tour will begin the week of Sept. 14 in Kansas City.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:41:03 CDT

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Police looking for five intruders who robbed Merriam motel guest http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article32880903.html#storylink=rss Merriam police are following up tips while looking for four men and a woman who robbed a guest early Monday at a hotel in the 6400 block of East Frontage Road. Before fleeing in a white truck, they took cash and equipment used to locate cable lines.

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Missouri ethics panel: Lobbyists likely broke law when buying lawmaker meals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32894904.html#storylink=rss The Missouri Ethics Commission has found that lobbyists likely broke state laws requiring them to name lawmakers they buy meals for.

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Kansas City man pleads guilty to holding up Overland Park bank http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article33044370.html#storylink=rss A 33-year-old man admitted in U.S. District Court on Monday that he helped hold up an Overland Park bank earlier this year.

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Jackson County to buy new ballot scanning system in time for 2016 election http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32983953.html#storylink=rss The Jackson County Election Board is replacing its outdated vote-counting equipment at a cost of nearly $1.4 million prior to next year’s presidential election.

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Police identify Kansas City man killed on porch http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article32929683.html#storylink=rss Justin J. Butler died after being shot Sunday while on a front porch in the 3400 block of East Park Avenue.

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Missouri Republicans make immigrant scholarship ban a priority of veto session http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32989257.html#storylink=rss When the Missouri General Assembly returns to the Capitol on Sept. 16, lawmakers will debate a bill vetoed earlier this year by Gov. Jay Nixon that would ban undocumented immigrant students from being eligible for the state’s A+ Scholarship Program. “I can’t rationalize in my head why we would reward somebody who is breaking the law,” says state Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick, a Shell Knob Republican.

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Missouri Gov. Nixon’s son cited for driving while intoxicated http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article32914263.html#storylink=rss The 25-year-old son of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been cited for reportedly driving while intoxicated.

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Ex-Mo. lawyer takes plea deal in Utah brochure theft case http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32997693.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:01:12 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32997693.html Former Royals stars coach youngsters and spread excitement of baseball at Play Ball KC event http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article32823984.html#storylink=rss A Play Ball KC event behind the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum was part of an initiative by Major League Baseball. Former Royals players coached young people, some of whom might become the baseball stars of tomorrow.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:03:55 CDT

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Kris Kobach says voter registrations without ‘proof of citizenship’ need to go http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32820537.html#storylink=rss Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants a time limit on voter registration applications, and he’s poised in coming weeks to file his first cases of voter fraud. Simple housekeeping, he says. The wholesale dumping of potential voters, critics say, and for no good reason.

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Switch to prison coming soon for West Bottoms community release center http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32878650.html#storylink=rss A new prison is expected to open in September in the West Bottoms, and people are genuinely happy about that. The new facility will house inmates nearing parole who will get housing and job assistance to aid their return to society. The previous center released parolees daily into downtown, which was the source of disruptions and complaints.

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More bones turn up where fisherman found a human foot in KCK http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article32801871.html#storylink=rss Kansas City, Kan., police and members of the Missouri Search and Rescue team searched an area near the Kansas River on Sunday after a fisherman found human remains there a day before.

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Joe Robertson: Pain of school churn still hurts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article32814489.html#storylink=rss Readers respond to a recent Star story about the troubling statistics of public school churn and attrition in Kansas City.

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In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33053760.html#storylink=rss Spending 3 days in the 49th state

Hiking glacier, talking to fishermen

Appearing on Bear Grylls’ TV show

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TheChat: Sen. Jerry Moran is a solid `no’ on the Iran nuclear pact http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article32915952.html#storylink=rss And..the head of Missouri’s National Guard worries that obesity and other issues are making too many young Missourians ineligible to join the Guard

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Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33080031.html#storylink=rss US Olympic organizers were going to propose Boston, but plan fell through

Four European cities already in the running; choice to be made in 2017

Los Angeles previously hosted the Games in 1932, 1984

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:27:44 CDT

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Film based on real-life horror breaks records in Argentina http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33077142.html#storylink=rss Behind normal facade, Puccio family kidnapped, murdered people

Father, two sons arrested, convicted in early 1980s

Releases coming in Europe, maybe the United States, too

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Christie tells Fallon he might ‘go nuclear' in next debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33072501.html#storylink=rss Tells ‘Tonight Show’ host if he’s skipped over for 15 questions, he’ll just jump in

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Report links chronic school absences to academic gaps http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33070557.html#storylink=rss Kindergartners are absent almost as much as high school freshmen

Although mostly excused, many miss as much as a month of school

Regardless of reason, missing that much school creates gaps in education

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Supreme Court denies Rowan clerk's emergency petition over issuing marriage licenses http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33039213.html#storylink=rss Kim Davis must choose between issuing licenses or stiff legal penalties

Many couples believed to be planning to test decision Tuesday

No licenses issued to anyone in Rowan County, Ky., for 2 months

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Pipeline anxiety spurs Alaska plea for Obama to open spigots http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33048165.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:28:40 CDT

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Winning lottery numbers for Monday, Aug. 31 http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article33052767.html#storylink=rss Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials.

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Photo gallery: Star Shots, best photos from Aug. 31 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article33050373.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:41:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article33050373.html Photo gallery: Historic Quindaro ruins inspire music http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article33041961.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:56:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article33041961.html LAPD officers now on patrol with body cameras http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33034257.html#storylink=rss First cameras being used in San Fernando Valley

7,000 will be handed out over next several months

LA will be largest city using device on a wide scale

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It’s back to Denali, but some McKinley supporters may be in denial http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33016704.html#storylink=rss Ohio’s John Boehner, the speaker of the House, said he is ‘deeply disappointed’

Tribal, state leaders have sought change for 40 years, noting the significance of Denali to Alaska natives

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Rioters rampage against residence law in northeast India http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33073539.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:31:06 CDT By WASBIR HUSSAIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33073539.html