There’s a lot of talk in the restaurant industry about becoming more sustainable and less wasteful, but at Trezo Mare, a restaurant in the Briarcliff Village shopping center, they’ve been doing it for three years. The business is getting more attention for its efforts in a budding movement in Kansas City to turn the spotlight of sustainability onto the restaurant industry.
A proposed state constitutional amendment would declare the right to bear arms, ammunition and accessories to be unalienable and would make restrictions on those rights subject to the highest level of judicial review.
On the second day of a two-day series, The Star looks at Overland Park-based Sprint Corp.’s possible merger with T-Mobile US Inc. The deal could mean throwing the Sprint brand under the bus and putting T-Mobile’s flamboyant top executive, John Legere, in charge. Day one: After years of blocked ambitions and dropped subscribers, the top brass at Sprint plot a dicey merger with T-Mobile while its network czars take aim at leapfrogging the competition.
“You kids know how when the Family Circus guy needs a break, ‘Billy’ draws his cartoon? We should do that,” I offered them over dinner. I needed a solid argument. Summer had been busy, far busier than I ever imagined. I was bone tired and weary but dug deep for something to convince them.
I’m in my 30th year of journalism, which, roughly speaking, is way too long. But I have produced more than 8,000 stories, 7,253 of which had to include the subject’s age or the year they graduated high school, sometimes both. A tenet of community newspapers is to keep things local, and nothing’s more local than knowing what year someone you’re writing about graduated from a school the reader also probably attended.