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Sprint credits customer satisfaction in remaining the No. 3 wireless carrier

The Overland Park-based company held on as the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier by adding 1.2 million subscribers in the first three months of this year. It foiled for at least another three months the plans at fast-growing rival T-Mobile to pass it. Subscribers totaled 57.141 million at Sprint at the end of March, compared with 56.836 million at T-Mobile.

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Ikea’s store in Merriam is now using solar energy

The solar project, which the home furnishings retailer says is the largest in Kansas, is expected to produce about 986,800 kilowatt hours of electricity annually at the store. That’s the equivalent of reducing 680 tons of carbon dioxide from the environment — the emissions from 143 cars.

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Sprint skips the Kansas City area in network ad plans

Improvements in the Overland Park-based wireless carrier’s service have it readying plans to promote network performance in some cities. But a hometown appeal is going to wait until network performance here is at its best, chief executive officer Marcelo Claure said.

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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.

Area building activity enjoys a spring spurt

Two measures of construction in the Kansas City area, from Dodge Data & Analytics and the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, flashed positive signs as spring weather softened the ground in March.

Area building activity enjoys a spring spurt

Two measures of construction in the Kansas City area, from Dodge Data & Analytics and the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, flashed positive signs as spring weather softened the ground in March.

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Most financial education programs hit the mark

Some classroom programs developed by for-profit companies as well as nonprofits come up short and may have some biases, but most programs that reach our children have been doing a good job and have been successful for years.

Sprint credits customer satisfaction in remaining the No. 3 wireless carrier

The Overland Park-based company held on as the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier by adding 1.2 million subscribers in the first three months of this year. It foiled for at least another three months the plans at fast-growing rival T-Mobile to pass it. Subscribers totaled 57.141 million at Sprint at the end of March, compared with 56.836 million at T-Mobile.

Most financial education programs hit the mark

Some classroom programs developed by for-profit companies as well as nonprofits come up short and may have some biases, but most programs that reach our children have been doing a good job and have been successful for years.

Sprint credits customer satisfaction in remaining the No. 3 wireless carrier

The Overland Park-based company held on as the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier by adding 1.2 million subscribers in the first three months of this year. It foiled for at least another three months the plans at fast-growing rival T-Mobile to pass it. Subscribers totaled 57.141 million at Sprint at the end of March, compared with 56.836 million at T-Mobile.

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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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