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Site search for Barkley advertising agency lands at home

The Kansas City-based ad agency said it will stay in the iconic former headquarters of TWA, the red-and-white building with a rocket ship on its roof. Barkley had considered alternative sites to its Crossroads Arts District home of the last decade.

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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.

Restaurant group will honor Kevin Timmons and Excel Linen Supply

The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association will honor Kevin Timmons, co-owner of Nick and Jake’s restaurants; Excel Linen Supply in Kansas City, Kan.; and restaurant industry leaders at its annual awards dinner Sept. 30 at the Hospitality and Culinary Academy at Johnson County Community College.

Site search for Barkley advertising agency lands at home

The Kansas City-based ad agency said it will stay in the iconic former headquarters of TWA, the red-and-white building with a rocket ship on its roof. Barkley had considered alternative sites to its Crossroads Arts District home of the last decade.

Restaurant group will honor Kevin Timmons and Excel Linen Supply

The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association will honor Kevin Timmons, co-owner of Nick and Jake’s restaurants; Excel Linen Supply in Kansas City, Kan.; and restaurant industry leaders at its annual awards dinner Sept. 30 at the Hospitality and Culinary Academy at Johnson County Community College.

Site search for Barkley advertising agency lands at home

The Kansas City-based ad agency said it will stay in the iconic former headquarters of TWA, the red-and-white building with a rocket ship on its roof. Barkley had considered alternative sites to its Crossroads Arts District home of the last decade.

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California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan

Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.

California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan

Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.

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Sales of personal watercraft and jet boats are speeding along

Industrywide sales of recreational boats were up more than 5 percent in July, according to estimates from 30 states representing 70 percent of the U.S. boat market, said Statistical Surveys. Jet boat sales climbed nearly 25 percent from a year earlier, while personal watercraft sales were up about 17 percent.

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KCP&L wins 11.7% rate increase for its Kansas City customers

Monthly bills will be going up nearly $12 for about half of Kansas City Power & Light’s Missouri customers. The utility got about three-fourths of what it had requested from the Public Service Commission, mainly to recover costs for pollution control at its La Cygne coal-fired plant, improvements at its Wolf Creek nuclear power plant and rising transmission expenses.