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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.

Area home construction climbed in April

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City on Wednesday reported that 436 building permits were issued last month in the eight-county metropolitan area. That’s up 44 permits from March.

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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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European regulators turn their attention to Facebook

Regulators are raising questions about whether the social network has learned from the mistakes of companies such as Intel, Microsoft and Google when dealing with Europe’s policymakers and its legal system. The scrutiny could distract Facebook from its ambitions of becoming a one-stop shop for Internet messaging, online publishing and digital advertising.