Despite slow job growth, there are reasons for optimism

At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment rate. Healthy pay raises. And a stream of people who grew confident enough in the job market to start looking for work.


Super Bowl ads go from heavy to happy

This year, advertisers at America’s most-watched sporting event are swapping out last year’s pall for what made the spectacle so popular in the first place: cute puppies in costumes, zany sight gags and a parade of celebrities designed not to remind viewers of the world’s problems, but to distract from them.


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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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is opening Plaza area restaurant

Eddie V’s will open in the former Ruth’s Chris Steak House space at 700 W. 47th St., Suite 115

Highwoods files suit against tenant Mojo Cycling Studio Plaza, seeking nearly $40,000 in unpaid rent

A sign at Cold Stone Creamery at 114 W. 47th St. says it is closed until March 1 for remodeling