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Spirit

Army vet with brain injury finds healing in his bottle-cap art

Ezekiel Michijah Crozier, an Army veteran, suffered traumatic brain injury in a Chinook crash in Afghanistan. Now he creates art he makes from bottle caps.

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Making the most of Memorial Day

Memorial Day has significant meaning for so many of us. Because of its connection to the armed forces, patriotism is the uniting factor on Memorial Day, when we gather to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer. Here are a few ideas for making the most of Memorial Day this year.

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Plan commission OKs changes to Brookridge Golf and Fitness project but not PT Coffee

Developers for the $1.8 billion mixed-use project at Brookridge Golf and Fitness got the Overland Park Planning Commission’s blessing Monday for major changes to part of the project to make way for a 400,000-square-foot office building. The commission recommended denial for plans to turn the now-vacant Mac’s 66 station at 8139 Metcalf Ave. into the flagship store for PT’s Coffee.

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Can duct tape really help float a boat?

For Shawnee Mission School District administrators, it was sink, swim or float when testing out Rosehill Elementary students’ crafts. Three of the six boats sunk in their maiden voyage May 12. But the educators say it was worth getting wet to show kids learning can be fun.

 

Videos

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