<![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 A new strategy on the home front for Veterans of Foreign Wars group http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article59338243.html#storylink=rss The Veterans of Foreign Wars is based in Kansas City

Nationwide, many VFW posts are closing

But others are thriving, including several in the KC area

The posts are becoming more family-friendly

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Clock Tower Bakery brings British fare to downtown Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article59373256.html#storylink=rss Cottage pie, Cornish pasties and English shortbread are specialties at Clock Tower Bakery

Owner Teresa Gebbett learned to bake while working at her family’s pub in England

The Overland Park bakery is also known for pizza, cinnamon rolls and traditional tea service

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Blue Valley group to push schools, raise awareness http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article59372676.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:20:13 CST

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‘13’ lets young actors shine in a high school musical http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article59369702.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:08:37 CST

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Snarky in the Suburbs: Over-involved parents have pushed us over the edge http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59333143.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:47:04 CST

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Denise Snodell: Love in the condiment aisle http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59332638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:44:05 CST

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Mission Gateway inches ahead http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article59326208.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:23:40 CST

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Seven partners earn ‘green’ certification http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article59115928.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:49:05 CST

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Therese Park: Forgive, don’t forget http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59116373.html#storylink=rss The tragedy of the Korean comfort women, forced into prostitution to serve the Japanese military, continues to be a burden, generations later.

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Sharing the slopes, sharing the fun: Disabled athletes get their shot http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article57854628.html#storylink=rss For athletes with disabilities, the slopes beckon

Nonprofit group gives disabled athletes a chance to shine

Families from far away come to Snow Creek for the action

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Johnson County Commission gives staff the OK to start preparing for vote on courthouse http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article57973298.html#storylink=rss Preliminary go-ahead is given to get ready for a November vote on a tax increase, possibly a sales tax

A final decision on ballot language is still a couple months away

The current courthouse was built in 1951, with an addition in 1972

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Johnson County Jewish community creates a ‘labor of love’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article57979298.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:50:12 CST

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Shawnee Mission district shows off advances in security system http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article57977078.html#storylink=rss Each elementary school has 30 to 40 cameras, which are monitored at the high schools

High schools have 100 to 125 cameras

The system was financed with money from a $223 million bond issue approved a year ago

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Emily Parnell: On rebellion, transition and the elements of style http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57975973.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:39:50 CST

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Snarky in the Suburbs: In the retail zoo, the points octopus is spreading its tentacles http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57976323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:40:42 CST

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Prairie Village City Council hears complaints about Deffenbaugh http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article57974488.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:37:07 CST

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Blue Valley North, SM East win boys swimming league titles http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-sports/article59649491.html#storylink=rss Mustangs win seventh consecutive Eastern Kansas League meet

SM East scores 375 team points, good for 13th straight Sunflower League title

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Editorial: Right move on new courthouse http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59386799.html#storylink=rss Johnson County commissioners correctly want to ask voters to approve the project

Now county must decide whether a higher sales or property tax should go to voters

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:04:04 CST The Editorial Board

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Bukaty Companies acquires two Denver area financial firms http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article59386127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:01:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article59386127.html Letters to the editor: Wal-Mart closings, germs at buffets http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59385672.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:00:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59385672.html Danedri Herbert: Our national conversation doesn’t need Sen. Bob Dole http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59385147.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:58:55 CST

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Brookridge project gets rezoning OK from Overland Park planning commission http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article59321633.html#storylink=rss The Overland Park City Council will review the project again March 14

This is the second time the planning commission has approved Brookridge redevelopment

Neighbors are concerned about traffic because of the project’s scope

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Hartman’s in Shawnee is ‘hardcore hardware’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article59284068.html#storylink=rss Store is celebrating its 70th year in business

Mike Unterreiner and his wife Lisa Hartman Unterreiner have been running the family-owned business since 1998

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Olathe tightens rules on tobacco sales http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article59117678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:01:02 CST

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Leawood 8th-grader is Kansas winner in Google’s annual Doodle competition http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article58627098.html#storylink=rss Julia Huff of Leawood Middle School depicted her love for “Art and Animals”

She and 52 other state and territorial winners now compete for a scholarship and school grant

Online voting to determine the finalists and winner is open now

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High school boys hoops notebook: Balanced offense propels Blue Valley West http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-sports/article58264888.html#storylink=rss There are plenty of scoring weapons for Blue Valley West

Other teams in spotlight this week are BV Northwest, BV Southwest, St. Thomas Aquinas and St. James Academy

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High school girls hoops notebook: Olathe South takes aim on Pioneers on Friday http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-sports/article58263358.html#storylink=rss After a two-point tournament title game last week, Falcons and Pioneers to clash again this week

Other teams in spotlight this week are Bishop Miege, De Soto, SM East and BV Northwest

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Troy’s Toys takes collectibles to a higher level http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article57978858.html#storylink=rss Troy Shannon began collecting toy fire engines when he was a boy Platte City

Today, his Overland Park store stocks thousands of items

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Editorial: Get rid of Kansas lid on taxes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57977893.html#storylink=rss New restrictions on property tax increases would be costly

They also would reduce control by elected officials

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