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Mixed signs about February’s economy

Manufacturing activity strengthened last month in the Midwest despite a slower pace of growth nationally, surveys of companies’ purchasing managers showed. Credit managers similarly reported a slower national growth rate.

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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.

Italian Gardens To Go closes in Overland Park

Italian Gardens To Go offered items made with the same recipes used at the famed downtown Italian Gardens restaurant, which closed in late 2003 after nearly 80 years of operations. It had operated in the Northland before opening in Overland Park in June 2013.

Kansas City’s core missed recovery, another study says

People and jobs started moving back into central cities as the country emerged from the recession, though Kansas City’s urban core and suburbs weren’t part of that trend, according to data compiled by the research organization City Observatory. The figures stop in 2011, though, and downtown has made strides in the past year.

Italian Gardens To Go closes in Overland Park

Italian Gardens To Go offered items made with the same recipes used at the famed downtown Italian Gardens restaurant, which closed in late 2003 after nearly 80 years of operations. It had operated in the Northland before opening in Overland Park in June 2013.

Kansas City’s core missed recovery, another study says

People and jobs started moving back into central cities as the country emerged from the recession, though Kansas City’s urban core and suburbs weren’t part of that trend, according to data compiled by the research organization City Observatory. The figures stop in 2011, though, and downtown has made strides in the past year.

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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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Legal cannabis comes to Missouri for epilepsy treatment

Two state licenses granted this month allow nonprofits 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 of Missouri with the help of a neurologist.