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Nearly 390,000 in Kansas affected by Anthem data breach

The nation’s second-largest health insurer, which is a member of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, said the cyberattack had exposed names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth and other sensitive details on about 80 million Americans. No credit card information or confidential health information has been identified as being exposed in the security breach, Kansas insurance regulators said.

Business

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.

West Crossroads area draws new businesses

The west Crossroads continues to evolve as a new restaurant and retailer open, Hammerpress expands, a proposed nonprofit children’s book center sets up offices and a craft beer/vintage arcade center takes over a former restaurant space.

Separate the messenger from the message

Lately, in several personal situations and in national controversies, I’m seeing an increasingly annoying tendency to conflate the messenger with the message. But stop that. Stop it right now. Stop getting hung up and distracted by who delivers the message.

West Crossroads area draws new businesses

The west Crossroads continues to evolve as a new restaurant and retailer open, Hammerpress expands, a proposed nonprofit children’s book center sets up offices and a craft beer/vintage arcade center takes over a former restaurant space.

Separate the messenger from the message

Lately, in several personal situations and in national controversies, I’m seeing an increasingly annoying tendency to conflate the messenger with the message. But stop that. Stop it right now. Stop getting hung up and distracted by who delivers the message.

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Picking the best college, financially speaking

It’s crunch time as the acceptance letters and financial aid packages start to trickle in. But how do you size up — financially speaking — which college is offering the best deal among your favorites? The answer, experts say, lies in knowing the “net price.”

Body-camera maker Taser has financial ties to police chiefs

Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

Picking the best college, financially speaking

It’s crunch time as the acceptance letters and financial aid packages start to trickle in. But how do you size up — financially speaking — which college is offering the best deal among your favorites? The answer, experts say, lies in knowing the “net price.”

Body-camera maker Taser has financial ties to police chiefs

Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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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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Separate the messenger from the message

Lately, in several personal situations and in national controversies, I’m seeing an increasingly annoying tendency to conflate the messenger with the message. But stop that. Stop it right now. Stop getting hung up and distracted by who delivers the message.