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Emphasis on desserts is ‘worth the sugar’

The Dessertery opened in April at 5428 Roberts St. with items ranging from chocolate waffles for breakfast, coconut cake with a bed of lime curd, French beignets, flourless white chocolate cake and more. Also Overland Park is getting a new Westlake Ace Hardware.

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Plans for Monticello library in Shawnee reveal modern space

Architects last week unveiled conceptual plans for the $18.1 million library branch slated for 22435 W. 66th St. in western Shawnee. The two-story, 33,548-square-foot building would feature floor-to-ceiling glass along three of its four sides, a thoroughly modern look designed to let in lots of natural light and attract attention from those driving by on Shawnee Mission Parkway.

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KU's Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo interview each other about deodorant 0:31

KU's Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo interview each other about deodorant

KU's Josh Jackson on being labeled a one-and-done 0:32

KU's Josh Jackson on being labeled a one-and-done

KU's Cheick Diallo discusses season debut 1:02

KU's Cheick Diallo discusses season debut

Perry Ellis tops his NCAA Tourney high with 27 points 0:50

Perry Ellis tops his NCAA Tourney high with 27 points

KU freshman Josh Jackson runs through shooting drills 0:38

KU freshman Josh Jackson runs through shooting drills

Watch top basketball recruit Josh Jackson during a workout 4:59

Watch top basketball recruit Josh Jackson during a workout

Highlights from KU camp scrimmage 0:55

Highlights from KU camp scrimmage

Reasons for Kansas' Elite Eight loss to Villanova 5:07

Reasons for Kansas' Elite Eight loss to Villanova

Father of former rower who alleged she was sexually assaulted in dorm says KU must change now 2:15

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

Devonte' Graham on fouling out late in KU's loss 0:45

Devonte' Graham on fouling out late in KU's loss

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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

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches 2:30

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future' 2:10

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future'

Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab 2:11

Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab