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Legal cannabis comes to Missouri for epilepsy treatment

Two state licenses granted this month allow non-profits to grow plants and produce an extract to help patients who have been unable to successfully treat their epilepsy. Products containing the extract should be available in September to individuals who gain a registration card from the state with the help of a neurologist.

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Stocks end their best month since 2011 with declines

Major stock indexes closed lower Friday, capping a week of subdued trading that still delivered a couple of new highs for the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index. It also brought the Nasdaq composite within striking distance of its March 2000 high.

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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.

New Raytown restaurant NewzRoom Cafe fulfills a mother’s dream

Marvin and Michelle Russell saw a need for a locally owned restaurant. Marvin Russell’s mother had always wanted to open a restaurant, so he was fulfilling her dream too. Marvin and Michelle combined their passions in the NewzRoom Cafe, which opened in late January at 6020 Blue Ridge Blvd.

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.

New Raytown restaurant NewzRoom Cafe fulfills a mother’s dream

Marvin and Michelle Russell saw a need for a locally owned restaurant. Marvin Russell’s mother had always wanted to open a restaurant, so he was fulfilling her dream too. Marvin and Michelle combined their passions in the NewzRoom Cafe, which opened in late January at 6020 Blue Ridge Blvd.

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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Picking the best college, financially speaking

It’s crunch time as the acceptance letters and financial aid packages start to trickle in. But how do you size up — financially speaking — which college is offering the best deal among your favorites? The answer, experts say, lies in knowing the “net price.”

Picking the best college, financially speaking

It’s crunch time as the acceptance letters and financial aid packages start to trickle in. But how do you size up — financially speaking — which college is offering the best deal among your favorites? The answer, experts say, lies in knowing the “net price.”

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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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