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KC Western Auto’s iconic sign
Some residents are making a push to relight the neon sign above the Western Auto building, Ian Cummings reports. The electricity costs to do so are significant, so some residents are considering crowdfunding the bill.
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Priest charged with indecent liberties with a child
A Catholic priest in Kansas City, Kan., has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, Judy Thomas reports. Rev. Scott Kallal allegedly touched the chest of a minor, the Archdiocese of KCK said in a statement.
Hot wing heaven
The Star’s Sarah Gish set out to find the best Buffalo-style chicken wings in Kansas City. For a visual tour to the restaurants with the best wings, click here.
Will the next KCPD chief be transparent?
The Star’s editorial board asked a dozen questions to the two candidates to become the next police chief of the Kansas City Police Department. The candidates will answer the public’s questions Thursday, but the questions must be written and submitted beforehand.
Royals win streak at 7
The Royals are the streakiest team in baseball, Rustin Dodd writes. With another victory Tuesday, the team’s seventh in a row, manager Ned Yost said, “Everybody is seeing the ball well. And you just ride it.”