Business

KC-centered Animal Health Corridor reaps global recognition

Hundreds of people are gathering in Kansas City Monday and Tuesday in connection with the 10th anniversary of the animal health corridor, the 300-mile stretch between K-State and MU that has become an international center of animal health research and development.

Health Care

Missouri Supreme Court ruling blocks lawsuit over deaths at Chillicothe hospital

Families alleged that Hedrick Medical Center for years failed to notify deceased patients’ relatives about suspicions expressed by some hospital employees during a rash of deaths in 2002. But citing the state’s three-year statute of limitations on wrongful-death suits, the court shielded the hospital from civil liability and blocked one avenue to settling the mystery. Relatives and some lawyers are frustrated.

Technology

Many drivers leave car technology stuck in idle

In its 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience Report — a study of how new car owners use their vehicles within the first 90 days after a purchase — J.D. Power found that at least 20 percent never used 16 of the 33 technology features measured.

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.

New Grandview venue offers breakfast, blues & BBQ

Livingston’s Breakfast Blues & BBQ opened this week just south of the new Truman’s Marketplace in Grandview. The locally owned restaurant offers ribs, smoked turkey, brisket, ham or turkey sandwiches and more, including blues on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Many drivers leave car technology stuck in idle

In its 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience Report — a study of how new car owners use their vehicles within the first 90 days after a purchase — J.D. Power found that at least 20 percent never used 16 of the 33 technology features measured.

Many drivers leave car technology stuck in idle

In its 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience Report — a study of how new car owners use their vehicles within the first 90 days after a purchase — J.D. Power found that at least 20 percent never used 16 of the 33 technology features measured.

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Workplace

Virginia shooting spotlights the riddle of workplace safety

Employers face conflicting legal obligations and huge uncertainties. They have a legal duty to provide a safe workplace and can even be sued for failing to prevent predictable threats, according to legal experts. On the other hand, they must tread carefully with employees who may have mental health problems.