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  • Mother recalls tragic trench death of son last year in Belton

    Theresa O'Hare recalls the day her son, Donald J. Meyer, died in a trench accident Dec. 15 in Belton. Video by Shane Keyser, The Kansas City Star.

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Weeks after employee died, Blue Springs firm cited for again violating safety rules

OSHA has fined a Blue Springs plumbing contractor $700,000 for not protecting its workers in trenches. One employee died last year when the trench collapsed in Belton.

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Slack VP gets ahead with curiosity, a 'superpower' and 3 key questions

SAN FRANCISCO – April Underwood, 37, is the vice president of product at enterprise software company Slack, one of the hottest tech companies in the Bay Area. As the head of product, she partners with engineering leadership to oversee a team of around 350 people and is responsible for product vision and strategy at a company that boasts more than 5 million daily active users and a valuation of more than a billion dollars.

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Liz Reyer: Keeping top talent when company is in flux

Q: My company has been undergoing substantial restructuring and reorganization, and our new strategic direction has been slow to emerge. As leader of a fairly large work team, I am faced with some of my best team members beginning to get itchy feet. How can I encourage retention during a time of transition and uncertainty?

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Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
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