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A century-old KC Catholic school is renovated to house more students

Our Lady of the Angels is now Our Lady of Hope, and it looks a whole lot different on the inside. With the financial support of Lamar Hunt Jr. and his wife, Rita, and through their charity, the Loretto Foundation, the more than 100-year-old school building has been renovated to give students a freshened space when they return to classes Monday .

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Johnson County Museum set to close Labor Day weekend

Visitors who want a last look at the Johnson County Museum in Shawnee had better be quick about it. The museum’s last day there will be Saturday, Sept. 3.After that the museum will close its doors at 6305 Lackman Road — a stone building whose oldest section dates to 1927 —to prepare to reopen with new exhibits and an expanded KidScape at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center next May.

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Our Lady of Hope Catholic school has been renovated

Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Loretto Foundation helps to renovate Our Lady of Hope building for a new Catholic school opening in Kansas City on Monday.
Mará Rose Williams The Kansas City Star
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Our Lady of Hope Catholic school has been renovated

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