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Merriam adopts new disability access symbol

The city of Merriam became the first Midwest city to adopt a modern, more active accessibility icon. The current symbol has been in use since the late 1960s and the national Accessible Icon Project wants to update the image of those who use wheelchairs.

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Nextdoor social network helps Olathe police talk with neighborhoods

Olathe is the first city in Johnson County to partner with Nextdoor, but 120 neighborhoods in Johnson County and 300 across the metro have signed up for the network. Kansas City, Mo., announced last week that the city would also partner with the website to share public safety issues, public meetings and seasonal neighborhood issues with residents signed up on the more than 100 Nextdoor neighborhoods.