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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.

JoyceKC: New breakfast/lunch spot for south KC, new cupcake shop for east side

Steak & Eggs, a locally owned breakfast and lunch restaurant, is taking the former Waid’s/Ariana spot in Watts Mill Center. Cupcakin cupcake shop is now open weekends in Gates Plaza. The New York Times lists the most iconic dishes for Kansas and Missouri. Missouri is No. 3 in the “Top 20 States That Love Green-Bean Casserole.”

Median wage of manufacturing workers declines in the U.S.

A report by the National Employment Law Project said that for 30 years, from 1976 to 2006, U.S. manufacturing workers were paid a median wage that was above the U.S. pay median. By 2013, the median was 7.7 percent lower than the median U.S. wage for all public and private sector workers.

JoyceKC: New breakfast/lunch spot for south KC, new cupcake shop for east side

Steak & Eggs, a locally owned breakfast and lunch restaurant, is taking the former Waid’s/Ariana spot in Watts Mill Center. Cupcakin cupcake shop is now open weekends in Gates Plaza. The New York Times lists the most iconic dishes for Kansas and Missouri. Missouri is No. 3 in the “Top 20 States That Love Green-Bean Casserole.”

Median wage of manufacturing workers declines in the U.S.

A report by the National Employment Law Project said that for 30 years, from 1976 to 2006, U.S. manufacturing workers were paid a median wage that was above the U.S. pay median. By 2013, the median was 7.7 percent lower than the median U.S. wage for all public and private sector workers.

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Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh — capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh — capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

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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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