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Group pushes for flexible workplaces in Kansas City

Mayor Sly James joined Wendy Doyle, CEO of the Women’s Foundation, and officers from the Kansas City chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management to launch “When Work Works.” The effort is part of a national initiative that aims to educate and encourage employers to provide workplaces that work for today’s families.

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Theft charges against former Lee’s Summit assistant city manager are dismissed

Daren Fristoe was charged in November 2014 with stealing nearly $121,000 from Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair, where he was executive director prior to joining the city manager’s office in 2013. He resigned from the city the following month. On Wednesday, a day after the charges were dismissed in Jackson County Circuit Court, Fristoe thanked his family and friends for their support.
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