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Technology

Verizon network dominates in latest testing

RootMetrics said Verizon won all six of its testing categories outright. No ties. It also won 41 statewide tests outright. AT&T was a strong second and Sprint held off rival T-Mobile yet again in overall performance rankings. The results confirm and contradict other testing reports, giving carriers room to market their best showings.

News

Correction: Climate Change-Smog story

In a story Aug. 22 about a new study about climate change and increased smog in the Southeastern U.S., The Associated Press reported erroneously the source of an emailed quote. The quote, "Climate change is more about sea ice and polar bears," should have been attributed to Ashley Lawson, a senior fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, not Laura Rehrmann, the center's spokeswoman.

Videos

Live tweeting by Kansas City police catches on

Sarah Boyd, public relations specialist for the Kansas City Police Department is the designated tweeter and has developed a large following. According to Boyd her goal when live-tweeting on patrol shifts is to give the community insight to the many challenges the officers face every day.
Joe Ledford The Kansas City Star
Live tweeting by Kansas City police catches on 2:21

Live tweeting by Kansas City police catches on

Jamie Foxx compares Verizon and Sprint's networks 0:32

Jamie Foxx compares Verizon and Sprint's networks

Meet the neighbors: Sprint welcomes employees new to Kansas City with a party 2:30

Meet the neighbors: Sprint welcomes employees new to Kansas City with a party

Kansas names director of drones 2:37

Kansas names director of drones