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A glimpse of what Meadowbrook park, development will have to offer

When it is finished, the approximately 130 acres of the former Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club in Prairie Village — bounded by 91st and 95th Streets and Roe and Nall avenues — will be transformed into single and multi-family dwellings, senior living and an inn with 5,000 square feet of retail, plus a park that will be the largest in northeast Johnson County.

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Working to cure cancer in the high school science lab

High school seniors from Johnson County who won honors at an international science competition this month came out of two specialized Johnson County high school biology programs that have offered them the opportunity to use equipment and techniques many scholars do not experience until graduate school or beyond.

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Benedictine students get the OK to rebrand Roeland Park

The Roeland Park City Council on Monday approved a branding agreement with Benedictine College to overhaul the city’s identity in order to attract new residents and new businesses in the future. Work on the rebranding project will begin as early as June and could be done by December.

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Another Johnson County city rethinks its ban on pit bulls

Many cities are reconsidering their bans or ownership restrictions on certain dog breeds that were known for causing serious injuries or deaths among humans and other animals. These have generally targeted pit bulls but have also banned or restricted American bulldogs, Rottweilers, chows, Doberman Pinschers, wolf-dog hybrids and others.

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Erik Kynard aims for gold at 2016 Olympics

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Blair Kerkhoff and Jesse Newell analyze KU's win over K-State

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K-State's Wesley Iwundu, Justin Edwards make case For NIT

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Father of former rower who alleged she was sexually assaulted in dorm says KU must change now

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KU's Cheick Diallo discusses season debut

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NCAA Tournament: Miami follows Angel Rodriguez's lead

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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

Add singer/songwriter to the list of accomplishments of Mizzou's Olympics-bound wrestler J'den Cox. He recently worked through "Routine," with his mother, Cathy Cox, in the Tigers' wrestling facility.
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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music 3:58

MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

Dominic Johnson remembered at emotional service 4:23

Dominic Johnson remembered at emotional service

Kansas teens stunned by national attention to being fired over equal pay complaints 4:43

Kansas teens stunned by national attention to being fired over equal pay complaints

Renovated Henry Bloch Fountain at Union Station rededicated 1:54

Renovated Henry Bloch Fountain at Union Station rededicated