<![CDATA[Columns & Blogs: The Watchdog | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you The Watchdog. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:57:06 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:57:06 CDT The Watchdog 60 You’ve got mail, but no uniform http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2768016.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:34:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2768016.html Loss of power frazzles Leawood traffic signal http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2564640.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:34:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2564640.html Wornall, 135th intersection potholes will get fixed — starting next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2515644.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 20:57:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2515644.html South Kansas City intersection still baffles drivers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2220212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:19:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2220212.html Leawood parkway is designed for slower speeds http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2130253.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:50:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2130253.html Driver, Roeland Park officials send mixed signals on Roe Boulevard traffic lights http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2101376.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:27:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2101376.html Oops! Leawood trail signs disagree http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2072294.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:35:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article2072294.html Bright ideas for striping roadways http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1337571.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:42:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1337571.html Bridge on Metcalf Avenue reopens, for good this time http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1333543.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:38:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1333543.html A lot of barking about a south Kansas City intersection http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1283284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:09:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1283284.html Speeders beware: Highway work zones never sleep http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1240558.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:28:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1240558.html Closed college track rankles KCK taxpayer http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1217528.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:24:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article1217528.html Kansas says U.S. 69 paving is needed http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article836263.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:02:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article836263.html A long time to make a left turn http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article799925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:02:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article799925.html 3-Trails Crossing sign seems to make no sense http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article742530.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:24:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article742530.html Cars and vans on a walking trail? Oh my! http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article716671.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:49:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article716671.html Trail in south Kansas City is marked by curious signposts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article700453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:25:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article700453.html Please don’t follow this arrow on the pavement http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article694449.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:01:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article694449.html Kansas City’s no-parking signs are slow to appear on 31st Street http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article675834.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:01:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article675834.html A smoother ride is ahead on 75th Street in Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article620827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:36:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article620827.html Squirrelly signal gets straightened out in Independence http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article578212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:39:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article578212.html City can dog even private streets http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article528621/City-can-dog-even-private-streets.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:56:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article528621/City-can-dog-even-private-streets.html When U turn, others can’t http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article497384/When-U-turn-others-can’t.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:04:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article497384/When-U-turn-others-can’t.html Misaligned intersection leaves every dog for himself http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article480538/Misaligned-intersection-leaves-every-dog-for-himself.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:28:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article480538/Misaligned-intersection-leaves-every-dog-for-himself.html It’s hard to walk to a school with no sidewalks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article400425/It’s-hard-to-walk-to-a-school-with-no-sidewalks.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:25:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article400425/It’s-hard-to-walk-to-a-school-with-no-sidewalks.html Traffic pattern changed under Bartle Hall, but signals didn’t http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article355240/Traffic-pattern-changed-under-Bartle-Hall-but-signals-didn’t.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 May 2014 23:06:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article355240/Traffic-pattern-changed-under-Bartle-Hall-but-signals-didn’t.html This left-turn arrow isn’t going away anytime soon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article351705/This-left-turn-arrow-isn’t-going-away-anytime-soon.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 22:15:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article351705/This-left-turn-arrow-isn’t-going-away-anytime-soon.html Double the lanes, double the issues http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article348793/Double-the-lanes-double-the-issues.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 20:54:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article348793/Double-the-lanes-double-the-issues.html Driver says Riss Lake exit misses the boat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article345840/Driver-says-Riss-Lake-exit-misses-the-boat.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:27:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article345840/Driver-says-Riss-Lake-exit-misses-the-boat.html Lanes closed on I-70, but where are the workers? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article345694/Lanes-closed-on-I-70-but-where-are-the-workers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:59:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article345694/Lanes-closed-on-I-70-but-where-are-the-workers.html Extra tax notice causes extra aggravation http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article345571/Extra-tax-notice-causes-extra-aggravation.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:08:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article345571/Extra-tax-notice-causes-extra-aggravation.html Memo to post office: Don’t cancel my magazines http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article344823/Memo-to-post-office-Don’t-cancel-my-magazines.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:02:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article344823/Memo-to-post-office-Don’t-cancel-my-magazines.html Stunted I-29 lane will be finished http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article344364/Stunted-I-29-lane-will-be-finished.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 20:10:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article344364/Stunted-I-29-lane-will-be-finished.html I-470 won’t go north of I-70 anytime soon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article344297/I-470-won’t-go-north-of-I-70-anytime-soon.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:37:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article344297/I-470-won’t-go-north-of-I-70-anytime-soon.html Monitoring is done regularly at Sugar Creek landfill http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article343536/Monitoring-is-done-regularly-at-Sugar-Creek-landfill.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:09:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article343536/Monitoring-is-done-regularly-at-Sugar-Creek-landfill.html The end of a metal mess http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article342712/The-end-of-a-metal-mess.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:49:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article342712/The-end-of-a-metal-mess.html Piled snow is a heap of trouble on Wornall Road http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340999/Piled-snow-is-a-heap-of-trouble-on-Wornall-Road.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:51:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340999/Piled-snow-is-a-heap-of-trouble-on-Wornall-Road.html With streetlights, it’s all in the timing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340804/With-streetlights-it’s-all-in-the-timing.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:14:27 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340804/With-streetlights-it’s-all-in-the-timing.html Shovel as I say, not as I do http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340683/Shovel-as-I-say-not-as-I-do.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:31:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340683/Shovel-as-I-say-not-as-I-do.html A solution to backups at I-35 and Rainbow Boulevard http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340465/A-solution-to-backups-at-I-35-and-Rainbow-Boulevard.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:57:32 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article340465/A-solution-to-backups-at-I-35-and-Rainbow-Boulevard.html Sidewalk snow must go, Kansas City says http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article339658/Sidewalk-snow-must-go-Kansas-City-says.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:10:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article339658/Sidewalk-snow-must-go-Kansas-City-says.html Here’s the dirt on the mud east of Wornall Road http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article339649/Here’s-the-dirt-on-the-mud-east-of-Wornall-Road.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:22:50 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article339649/Here’s-the-dirt-on-the-mud-east-of-Wornall-Road.html How about a Trolley Track Trail crosswalk on Meyer Boulevard? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article337948/How-about-a-Trolley-Track-Trail-crosswalk-on-Meyer-Boulevard.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:00:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article337948/How-about-a-Trolley-Track-Trail-crosswalk-on-Meyer-Boulevard.html Graffiti proves stubborn on I-35 at 37th and Mission http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article337500/Graffiti-proves-stubborn-on-I-35-at-37th-and-Mission.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:39:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article337500/Graffiti-proves-stubborn-on-I-35-at-37th-and-Mission.html One street, many questions http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article337204/One-street-many-questions.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:58:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article337204/One-street-many-questions.html On again, off again: We’re talking street lights, not romance http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article336865/On-again-off-again-We’re-talking-street-lights-not-romance.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 22:45:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article336865/On-again-off-again-We’re-talking-street-lights-not-romance.html Old Glory is in the dark, but not for long http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article336601/Old-Glory-is-in-the-dark-but-not-for-long.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:16:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article336601/Old-Glory-is-in-the-dark-but-not-for-long.html Leawood, KC split responsibility for plowing State Line Road http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article335588/Leawood-KC-split-responsibility-for-plowing-State-Line-Road.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:08:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article335588/Leawood-KC-split-responsibility-for-plowing-State-Line-Road.html