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Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

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How to make a smooth financial transition from college to adult life

If you have a college student graduating this spring, perhaps you’ve had a conversation about the importance of getting off on the right foot financially speaking. But regardless of their degree, many students are ill-equipped to handle the money matters that come with independent living.

Uber is back in Kansas after Gov. Sam Brownback signs bill into law

The signing puts an end to a controversy that had besieged the Kansas Legislature in recent weeks. The company had suspended service in the state earlier this month after lawmakers overrode Brownback’s veto of a previous bill. The new bill’s regulations are less stringent and have Uber’s support.

How to make a smooth financial transition from college to adult life

If you have a college student graduating this spring, perhaps you’ve had a conversation about the importance of getting off on the right foot financially speaking. But regardless of their degree, many students are ill-equipped to handle the money matters that come with independent living.

Uber is back in Kansas after Gov. Sam Brownback signs bill into law

The signing puts an end to a controversy that had besieged the Kansas Legislature in recent weeks. The company had suspended service in the state earlier this month after lawmakers overrode Brownback’s veto of a previous bill. The new bill’s regulations are less stringent and have Uber’s support.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Incred-A-Bowl entertainment center in Overland Park closed

The Incred-A-Bowl entertainment center on 151st Street has closed. The 64,000-square-foot center had included bowling, laser tag, miniature golf, an arcade, and birthday party rooms. It was built by former Royals pitcher Danny Jackson and opened in 1997. The business filed for bankruptcy reorganization last June.

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Foreclosure actions spike in Kansas and Missouri

In Kansas, foreclosure actions increased 46 percent in April from a year earlier, RealtyTrac said. In Missouri, foreclosure actions climbed 22.8 percent last month from a year earlier. There was a 9 percent increase in foreclosure filings nationwide in April from April 2014.