<![CDATA[816 North News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:04:52 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:04:52 CDT 816 North 60 July Fourth brings special meaning to four who cherish freedom http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25850800.html#storylink=rss Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness mean more than just words. Just ask the couple from Ukraine who will experience their first July Fourth here, in Shawnee. Or a World War II vet from Liberty who looks back but also ahead. Or a Mexican immigrant in Platte City who cherishes the safety he finds in his new land.

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Throughout the Northland, Independence Day festivities feature food, fireworks and family fun. Observances began as early as today, with a carnival in Parkville and end as late as Sunday afternoon, with an ice cream social and band concert in Weston City Park.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:11:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25841080.html
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Youth Talent Show

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:10:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25841026.html
Kids rock out to their own tunes in Kansas City’s kindie music scene http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25362127.html#storylink=rss Despite the decision not to hold a Jiggle Jam festival this year, Kansas City’s renowned kindie music scene — performers who write and sing specifically for children — is thriving. The Doo-Dads, Funky Mama, Mr. Stinky Feet, Rockin Rob, Reggie Gray are some of the performers whose music is made for children but enjoyable for the parents, too.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:37:38 CDT

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Bringing the American Revolution closer to home http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454737.html#storylink=rss How will you spend Independence Day? Will you be giving much thought to the reason for celebrating the holiday? Hopefully you will take time to reflect on the boldness of our forefathers and the life sacrifices which they made so we can be here today celebrating. For many, it may be just considered a vacation day from work. Perhaps the occasion is too distant in time and place? Sometimes, history is more fun and interesting when it is closer to home. Allow me to help you make a closer connection to your Fourth of July.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:31:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454737.html
Art Institute’s classic car exhibit sure to drive in crowds http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24656644.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Chrysler motor company’s dream of a gas turbine-powered car ended when company executives realized the financial and legal liabilities associated with producing a car operating with a jet engine.

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Susan Vollenweider: Grocery shopping with Mom isn’t child’s play http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454500.html#storylink=rss If you give a kid a summer break at home, he will be at home a lot more than during the school year. If a kid is home a lot more than during the school year, he will eat a lot more at home. If he eats a lot more at home, a lot more grocery shopping needs to be done.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:27:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454500.html
David Knopf: Thanks to new technology, books hold more appeal than TV http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454422.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

I have nothing against the Google family of fine companies. In fact, I call my favorite search engine Mr. Google, the see-all, know-all patriarch of the clan.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:26:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454422.html
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Ben Franklin kicks off Liberty4thFest fun

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:22:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article25454275.html
Kansas City Maker Faire makes its mark with inventors, fans http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25362742.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Maker Faire — a collection of inventors, innovations and ideas — returns for the fifth year this weekend to Union Station. It’s the Midwest STEM-centric Coachella, a sort of science fair on steroids with exhibits featuring sophisticated robots and 3-D printers, all locally made by tinkerers driven more often by a sense of “what if” and a little “why not.”

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:42:17 CDT

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Mayor’s race pits popular incumbent against little-known challenger http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24655180.html#storylink=rss Kansas City voters will choose their mayor June 23 but there’s been almost no race leading up to the general election. Incumbent Mayor Sly James is considered a certainty to defeat low-key challenger Vincent Lee.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:59:40 CDT

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Barnes, Anthony vie for 5th District at-large seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24654454.html#storylink=rss The 5th District at-large race has two first-time City Council candidates, Lee Barnes Jr. and Dennis Anthony, vying to replace Cindy Circo, who is term-limited out after two terms.

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Two veteran politicians go at it for 4th District at-large seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24654286.html#storylink=rss The 4th District at-large race has been one of the most closely watched this campaign season. It features two very experienced Kansas City politicians: incumbent Jim Glover, who has served numerous terms on the City Council, and Katheryn Shields, a former City Councilwoman who also served as Jackson County executive.

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Justus, Fierro compete to succeed Jan Marcason http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24653989.html#storylink=rss The 4th Council District race features two candidates, Jolie Justus and John Fierro, with long records of civic involvement, trying to succeed incumbent Jan Marcason, who is term-limited out of office.

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Two newcomers to city politics vie for 3rd District at-large seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24653785.html#storylink=rss The 3rd District at-large races features two newcomers to city politics seeking to replace Melba Curls, who is term-limited out of office. Quinton Lucas, a law professor at the University of Kansas, faces Stephan Gordon, who has run for Congress as a Republican candidate.

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Emily Parnell: As we honor Independence Day, the only acceptable attitude is gratitude http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article25929244.html#storylink=rss Independence Day is a living, breathing holiday, and complacency has no place in our lives.

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Secretive trade talks

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:13:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article25841155.html
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Don't forget to vote in Tuesday's general election for the KC Council and mayor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24655732.html#storylink=rss Voters in Kansas City go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor and council. The council has 13 seats, including the mayor, plus six at-large council members and six in-district council members.

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Incumbent faces fierce challenge in 1st Council District http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24653308.html#storylink=rss The 1st Council District race has been one of the most competitive since the four-way April primary, which challenger Heather Hall won with 31 percent of the vote to incumbent Dick Davis’ 29 percent.

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Loar, Hodges battle for 2nd District at-large seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24652927.html#storylink=rss The 2nd District at-large race pits former City Councilwoman Teresa Loar, who came in first in the two-way primary, against Jason Hodges, who worked for more than three years as a member of Mayor Sly James’ staff. They are seeking to replace Ed Ford, who is term-limited out.

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Incumbent, low profile newcomer vie for 1st District at-large council seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24652603.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Council’s 1st District at-large race pits incumbent Scott Wagner, a longtime Old Northeast neighborhood leader who now lives in the Northland, against political newcomer Jeff Roberts, a field auditor with Nebraska Furniture Mart.

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Fowler unopposed for 2nd District Council seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24647558.html#storylink=rss Dan Fowler is running unopposed for the 2nd District Council seat to replace Russ Johnson, who was term-limited out. Fowler is a lawyer with years of involvement in Northland civic organizations.

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Kansas City has approved the design for construction of a North Patrol Division Station, a 25,000-square-foot facility that will replace an outdated north station and better accommodate the way police work is done today.

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Susan Vollenweider: Helping child making decisions sometimes means sitting back http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article24646738.html#storylink=rss “$108 cash or $150 store credit?”

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:36:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article24646738.html
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Balance Coaches needed

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:33:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24646516.html
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:28:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article24645967.html
Ameristar puts in one of the area’s largest sports bar TVs http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-business/article23664895.html#storylink=rss It’s a whopping 30-foot wide by 10-foot high LED high-def TV. In addition, Lee’s Summit is set to get the first Midwest Bonchon Chicken. Bonchon specializes in Korean-styled fried chicken.

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Parkville at standstill over street settlement http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article23663800.html#storylink=rss The city of Parkville has been dealing for several years with a settlement issue in one of its right-of-ways, but recently after hiring an engineering firm to look into the problem, the study recommended the city continue to monitor it rather than invest in a more expensive solution.

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