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Merriam considers helping residents pay for home projects

Under a plan proposed at the Merriam City Council’s regular meeting Monday, the city would pay 20 percent of the cost of a host of exterior improvements to non-apartment residential properties. Residents with projects that cost at least $4,000 would be eligible, Bryan Dyer, Merriam’s community development director, told members. Under the proposal, the city would pay a minimum of $800 and a maximum of $2,500 for a single project.

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On money, how the millennial generation is different

Environmental realities of the higher cost of education and the debt burden are a major factor with the Millennial generation. In fact, building an emergency fund is the No. 1 financial goal for millennials — surprisingly it’s not retirement. This sheds some light on how strapped the millennial generation is.

 

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Olathe fire crews battle blaze at house on 122nd Street

Olathe fire crews battled a house fire Monday at a home near 122nd Street and Nelson Road.
Video courtesy of the Olathe Fire Department
Olathe fire crews battle blaze at house on 122nd Street 0:31

Olathe fire crews battle blaze at house on 122nd Street

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development 3:01

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire 2:44

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire 1:51

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire