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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.

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Apple plans March 9 event: Is it time for the Apple Watch?

Apple’s invitation for an event March 9 in San Francisco offered nothing but a colorful graphic and the tagline “Spring forward,” a reference to the switch to daylight saving time the day before. The reference to time suggests that Apple will discuss its coming smartwatch, which Apple plans to launch in April.

Long-delayed redevelopment of Freight House District vacant lot has a new proposal

A 12-story, 116-unit residential tower with retail on the ground floor is the new plan for 2100 Wyandotte, which required EPA Superfund demolition and which has gone through 15 years of redevelopment plans. The new plan calls for market-rate studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with 153 enclosed parking spaces under the name Arterra 21.

Long-delayed redevelopment of Freight House District vacant lot has a new proposal

A 12-story, 116-unit residential tower with retail on the ground floor is the new plan for 2100 Wyandotte, which required EPA Superfund demolition and which has gone through 15 years of redevelopment plans. The new plan calls for market-rate studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with 153 enclosed parking spaces under the name Arterra 21.

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Let your kids handle customer service problems

Parents spend a lot of time talking to their kids about spending money wisely, budgeting and saving for the future. But I bet very little is mentioned about how to stand up for yourself, negotiate with the person behind the cash register and resolve a problem with a purchase.

Apple plans March 9 event: Is it time for the Apple Watch?

Apple’s invitation for an event March 9 in San Francisco offered nothing but a colorful graphic and the tagline “Spring forward,” a reference to the switch to daylight saving time the day before. The reference to time suggests that Apple will discuss its coming smartwatch, which Apple plans to launch in April.

Let your kids handle customer service problems

Parents spend a lot of time talking to their kids about spending money wisely, budgeting and saving for the future. But I bet very little is mentioned about how to stand up for yourself, negotiate with the person behind the cash register and resolve a problem with a purchase.

Apple plans March 9 event: Is it time for the Apple Watch?

Apple’s invitation for an event March 9 in San Francisco offered nothing but a colorful graphic and the tagline “Spring forward,” a reference to the switch to daylight saving time the day before. The reference to time suggests that Apple will discuss its coming smartwatch, which Apple plans to launch in April.

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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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Energy slump is felt by regional manufacturers

The Kansas City Fed’s monthly measurement of factory activity rose slightly in February to a reading of 1. Though in positive territory, that was down from 3 in January and 8 in December, the Fed said. “We saw a further slowing in growth this month, driven by weaker factory activity in our energy states,” said Chad Wilkerson, an economist at the Kansas City Fed.

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Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.