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H&R Block trims losses, adds revenue, sheds bank

The Kansas City-based company’s bank sale ended two years of efforts to get out from under regulation by federal banking officials. Its first quarter is traditionally slow as consumers engage in little tax activity in the three months that follow the April 15 tax filing deadline. Block posted lower losses this year, aided in part from earning more revenue than a year ago.

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KCI passenger traffic topped 1 million in July

For the first time since 2008, monthly passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport has exceeded 1 million. The Kansas City Aviation Department reported that total July passenger traffic at KCI reached 1.02 million, up 3.9 percent from the same month in 2014.

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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 trampoline park opens in Overland Park

Urban Air Trampoline Park has opened in south Overland Park offering 10,000-square-feet of trampolines for children and adults, three-story play area, slam dunk track, dodgeball court and more. Winstead’s closes at 103rd and Metcalf Avenue.

KC real estate firm Kessinger/Hunter cuts ties with Cushman & Wakefield

The Kansas City-based commercial real estate firm Kessingger/Hunter & Co. announced Monday that it was ending its affiliation with the national firm of Cushman & Wakefield. The change was made because DTZ, a commercial real estate firm that also does business in the Kansas City area, bought Cushman & Wakefield, which “created an overlap in services,” Kessenger Chairman Chuck Hunter said.

New trampoline park opens in Overland Park

Urban Air Trampoline Park has opened in south Overland Park offering 10,000-square-feet of trampolines for children and adults, three-story play area, slam dunk track, dodgeball court and more. Winstead’s closes at 103rd and Metcalf Avenue.

KC real estate firm Kessinger/Hunter cuts ties with Cushman & Wakefield

The Kansas City-based commercial real estate firm Kessingger/Hunter & Co. announced Monday that it was ending its affiliation with the national firm of Cushman & Wakefield. The change was made because DTZ, a commercial real estate firm that also does business in the Kansas City area, bought Cushman & Wakefield, which “created an overlap in services,” Kessenger Chairman Chuck Hunter said.

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KC real estate firm Kessinger/Hunter cuts ties with Cushman & Wakefield

The Kansas City-based commercial real estate firm Kessingger/Hunter & Co. announced Monday that it was ending its affiliation with the national firm of Cushman & Wakefield. The change was made because DTZ, a commercial real estate firm that also does business in the Kansas City area, bought Cushman & Wakefield, which “created an overlap in services,” Kessenger Chairman Chuck Hunter said.