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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art floats its latest plans for expansion

Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is taking its case for expansion to museum neighbors and members. It particularly needs better office space and is looking to expand into houses it owns across 45th Street from the museum. It’s also working with the city and others interested in developing a cultural arts district stretching east from the Country Club Plaza.

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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Heavy rains Friday night caused flash flooding in the Westport area which flooded roads and overwhelmed drainage systems in the area. At Freebirds World Burrito, 554 Westport Rd., employees had to deal with water coming up through the floor drains and the toilets, flooding the eatery. Employees including Sydney Griffin and Justin Laikart used long-handled squeegees to clear the water from the restaurant. Video by Tammy Ljungblad

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Flash flooding hits Westport Road

As heavy rains pounded the metro area, Lauren Grabau of Kansas City describes climbing out the car window after a car she was riding in was stalled out in high water Friday night during flash flooding that hit Westport Road in Kansas City.

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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Heavy rains Friday night caused flash flooding in the Westport area which flooded roads and overwhelmed drainage systems in the area. At Freebirds World Burrito, 554 Westport Rd., employees had to deal with water coming up through the floor drains and the toilets, flooding the eatery. Employees including Sydney Griffin and Justin Laikart used long-handled squeegees to clear the water from the restaurant. Video by Tammy Ljungblad
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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Flash flooding hits Westport Road 1:04

Flash flooding hits Westport Road

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Spunky female veterans from WWII and Korean War era honored

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Our Lady of Hope Catholic school has been renovated

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