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T-Mobile profit surprises market on top of subscriber growth

The magenta wireless carrier posted strong financial results in the second quarter after previously reporting strong subscriber growth. Analysts had not seen the scale of financial success coming, and T-Mobile says it will keep up the pace. News of Sprint’s second quarter results are due next Tuesday.

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Medicare and Medicaid turn 50: Some fast facts

Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson and former President Harry Truman were at the Truman Library in Independence. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Truman, the first president to propose national health insurance, enrolled as Medicare’s first beneficiary. Here’s a quick look at the programs on their 50th anniversary.

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Uber can now pick up passengers at KCI

Uber drivers are now able to pick up passengers that summon them at Kansas City International Airport. Until now, Uber could drop off departing passengers, but arriving passengers were picked up by taxicab drivers who waited at an approved taxicab dispatch area.

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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.

Restaurant inspections for Kansas and Kansas City for July 29

Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Overland Park’s Joy Wok, Mid America Gourmet, Lucky Chinese Buffet, First Watch in Overland Park, Green River Chinese & Vietnamese, Red Wok, The Kettle Shop, Payless Discount Foods, Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Barbeque, Tiger Tail Saloon, Zach’s Deli, Chas Ball Market, Epic Buffet at Hollywood Casino, IHOP in KCK, Nana’s Kitchen, Regal Distributing, Church’s Chicken in KCK, 888 International Market, Margarita Paradise, Panda Express in KCK, 7-Eleven in Olathe, Price Chopper on North Oak Trafficway and Reserve in the Ambassador Hotel.

Redevelopment is sought for Faultless Linen properties in the Crossroads Arts District

The four properties are 1915 Broadway, a three-story, brick masonry building with 36,000 square feet; 1923-1943 Broadway, a two- and three-story brick and concrete block building with 54,000 square feet; 1929 Central, a single-story brick veneer-on-concrete block building with 10,000 square feet; and 1805 Washington, which is 13,000 square feet of vacant land.

Restaurant inspections for Kansas and Kansas City for July 29

Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Overland Park’s Joy Wok, Mid America Gourmet, Lucky Chinese Buffet, First Watch in Overland Park, Green River Chinese & Vietnamese, Red Wok, The Kettle Shop, Payless Discount Foods, Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Barbeque, Tiger Tail Saloon, Zach’s Deli, Chas Ball Market, Epic Buffet at Hollywood Casino, IHOP in KCK, Nana’s Kitchen, Regal Distributing, Church’s Chicken in KCK, 888 International Market, Margarita Paradise, Panda Express in KCK, 7-Eleven in Olathe, Price Chopper on North Oak Trafficway and Reserve in the Ambassador Hotel.

Redevelopment is sought for Faultless Linen properties in the Crossroads Arts District

The four properties are 1915 Broadway, a three-story, brick masonry building with 36,000 square feet; 1923-1943 Broadway, a two- and three-story brick and concrete block building with 54,000 square feet; 1929 Central, a single-story brick veneer-on-concrete block building with 10,000 square feet; and 1805 Washington, which is 13,000 square feet of vacant land.

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