<![CDATA[Joco 913 News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT Joco 913 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Helping us answer the call to volunteer http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article85197102.html#storylink=rss The Call KC helps link individuals, groups with nonprofits

Two Parkville men founded group three years ago

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MidAmerica Nazarene University joins partnership to help those with developmental disabilities get college experience http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article85617287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:16:29 CDT

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Better late than never? Who says so? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article85594647.html#storylink=rss If anyone in my family was to be late, they had better be incarcerated, dead or pregnant. Being late was not acceptable and improper for anyone in my limited world. So to make life challenging, I married into a family that didn’t agree with this rule of etiquette.

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Johnson County’s enemies http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article85189277.html#storylink=rss Johnson County is suffering because of the extreme financial mess created by the Kansas Legislature

Overall, the county has lost an estimated $45 million a year because of decisions made in Topeka

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:04:47 CDT

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Technology gives golden years a digital dimension http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article85172377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:49:45 CDT

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America is better than this cultural standoff on guns http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article85170732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:41:24 CDT

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Ricco’s Italian Bistro serves up cozy neighborhood vibe along with pasta, pizza, seafood and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article85160987.html#storylink=rss Three families opened Ricco’s in 2003 in Shops at College Village at College Boulevard and Quivira Road

Restaurant’s extensive menu features artisanal dishes, seafood, salads, baked pasta and oak wood-fired pizzas

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:07:10 CDT

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Danedri Herbert comes clean: I am Gidget Southway http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article83858067.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 23:05:51 CDT

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Why does the church ignore other scriptures of condemnation? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article85162142.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:11:19 CDT

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Letter to Kansas lawmakers: Stay on task http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article85157767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:57:30 CDT

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As odors worsen at landfill in Shawnee, residents and council sound off http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article85003257.html#storylink=rss Waste Management has had a difficult start to operations since buying the facility in 2015

Deffenbaugh Industries was the previous owner of the Johnson County Landfill in Shawnee

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:29:44 CDT

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Adults open up their hearts to the arts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article82347707.html#storylink=rss Choruses, bands, theater groups are not only for young folks

Studies show that performance arts elevate quality of life in older adults

Mid-Life Players offer parts to those 35 and up

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National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/sports/tennis/article85137412.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:03:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/tennis/article85137412.html Prairie Village OKs city workers to carry concealed weapons, gets in line with new state law http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article85000447.html#storylink=rss City employees will be able to carry weapons after state law said cities can’t prohibit them from doing so

City council on Monday also approved so-called teardown rules

Councilors also agreed to set aside money for possible pay for mayor, themselves

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Tom Watson and neighbors lose Overland Park annexation fight http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article85002687.html#storylink=rss An area of southern Overland Park that the city annexed in 2008 will stay in the city, Johnson County Commission has ruled

Residents, including Tom Watson, fought the annexation in court but lost

State law was changed to require the county to review the annexation

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:27:01 CDT

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Nine years after Kelsey Smith’s murder, family on a quest to pass federal law http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article83853112.html#storylink=rss Nine years after daughter’s murder, the Smiths are active in her name

But the grief is still present beneath the surface

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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 22:26:56 CDT

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Golf coach earns school district recognition as Volunteer of the Year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article85619122.html#storylink=rss Nelson was a state champion as part of a two-man team in 1971 at Shawnee Mission East

About half of the Harrisonville golf players wrote letters of recommendation for Nelson

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Football players step into spotlight one final time in all-star game http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-sports/article85368482.html#storylink=rss Kansas high school all-stars suffer 28-24 loss to Missouri all-stars last week

Kansas led at halftime, but Missouri rallied in fourth quarter

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Letters: Gun control, the great risk of Trump http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article85165037.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:21:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article85165037.html Big apartment complex is ready to turn dirt in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article85095667.html#storylink=rss Hunt Midwest has completed purchase of a 2.5-acre downtown site

Plans for The Vue call for 219 apartment units atop a retail ground floor

Project will include a multideck attached parking garage

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Leawood joins ban on tobacco sales to those under 21 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article85102687.html#storylink=rss Leawood City Council bans sales of tobacco to those under 21

Tobacco 21 ordinances have passed in several cities, including Olathe, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City.

Also, the council appointed Lisa Harrison to fill the Ward 3 seat vacated by Carrie Rezac.

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Leawood woman maintains regional flavor with Guy’s Snacks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article85032322.html#storylink=rss Janine Joslin has owned the company since 2007

Guy’s production is in Lenexa and distributes regionally

Guy’s is still known here for its BBQ-flavored chips

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Tutera breaks ground on Prairie Village senior-living community after five years http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article85050752.html#storylink=rss Controversy has surrounded the project, called Mission Chateau, since it was unveiled

Neighbors sued the city in an attempt to block the development

The developer and neighbors eventually reached a compromise

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Overland Park OK’s BluHawk controversial plan for hockey arena, hotels and space museum http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article85014117.html#storylink=rss Development at 159th Street and Antioch Road won’t clog roads with too much traffic, city staff says

But neighbors worry about traffic, hockey fans

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Overland Park City Council to hold a public hearing on STAR bonds for BluHawk project http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84868752.html#storylink=rss Developer wants STAR bonds to help finance 300-acre development in south Overland Park

BluHawk contemplates an arena for amateur hockey and other events and a branch of the Cosmosphere

Developer’s consultant predicts BluHawk can attract 35 percent of its visitors from more than 100 miles away

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Mother finds comfort in baking, writing as son battles illness http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article84532857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:57:54 CDT

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‘Drowsy Chaperone’ fills the stage with fun at Theatre in the Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article84423377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:07:27 CDT

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Park officials order 1940s-era Mack House torn down http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article84229787.html#storylink=rss Johnson County Park & Recreation District board votes 7-1 for demolition

1940s-era home would cost $1 million to renovate

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Graduation, leaving for college: No tears here http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article83860642.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 23:35:18 CDT

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