More flights are late, causing people to miss vital connections to get to destinations. On-time flight arrivals fell from 78.4 percent in 2013 to 76.2 percent in 2014, according to two university researchers’ annual report.
The report said 56 percent of all state and federal spending on public assistance programs goes to working families. That includes Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), food stamps and earned income tax credit.
Carol Charismas sometimes team teaches at Paseo Academy with Annette Ervin. Team teaching exposes students to different styles and voices, enhancing young people’s ability to pay more attention, hear what’s being said and learn.
It is a tragedy and certainly heinous that the theft of copper wiring from AT&T equipment in Northeast Kansas City delayed firefighters’ response Saturday to an automobile crash in the area in which one person died and two others suffered burns.
The Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation held its 10th annual benefit fashion show featuring 16 local boutiques and designers on Friday evening at the Kansas City Convention Center with guest host Mario Lopez.
On Friday and Saturday nights, adult “kids” who think they have the right stuff will do their best to get through the super-tough Cliffhanger obstacles as TV cameras roll for the filming of “American Ninja Warrior.”
The Rev. Al Sharpton was right to contrast the recent reaction of city officials in North Charleston, S.C., with those who had been in charge in August in Ferguson, Mo., after shooting deaths in both cities of unarmed black men by white police officers.
A Hillary Clinton-for-president booth was set up the weekend of Feb. 7, 2014, at Bartle Hall in Kansas City at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference, and the mostly young people who attended the event loved seeing Clinton’s booth there.
Americans who were 20- to 30-something used to be ground zero for business advertising. Those were the people with infinite wants and money that was burning a hole in their pockets. At least that was the case for baby boomers.
Smokers in many instances are being dinged now with higher health insurance premiums. John Hancock Life Insurance reports that it will discount premiums up to 15 percent for customers who track and do well on such fitness activity as daily exercise routines, annual health screenings and flu shots.
Democracy works when people take the time to go to the polls and vote. It’s just unfortunate that it took the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown last year and worldwide media coverage of the protests, arrests, property damage and violence in Ferguson, Mo., to make it happen.
Knowing where best to live could help seniors enjoy a longer, better life. What’s telling is a lot of the states in the South don’t have high rankings in the United Health Foundation’s survey of the healthiest states in the U.S. for people age 65 and older. Missouri didn’t come out very well either.
Altoona, Pa., police are investigating the incident. But questions that people have to ask are: Why would this guy or any individual think it would be necessary to carry a firearm to church? And are “accidents” like this what people can expect to see in Kansas churches and other public places, where starting July 1 people will be able to carry concealed weapons without permits or training?
The fatal police shooting of Michael Brown last year in Ferguson, Mo., and the unrest that followed has transformed a flyover, no interest St. Louis suburban election on Tuesday into one under a national media microscope.