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1. Fighting Crime One Step at a Time Fighting Crime One Step at a Time Review of the efforts of the Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance over the last 25 years in helping neighborhoods become safer and cleaner places to live.

2. Field of Bad Dreams Field of Bad Dreams Discusses the practice of injecting soil on land owned by Kansas City with sludge generated by human waste and the effects on the land and nearby residents.

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Ben Hardin, a lawyer born in Randolph County, Missouri, in 1852 and becoming city attorney of Moberly, Missouri, before arriving in Kansas City in 1889 as a lawyer with offices "in...

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Benjamin Rice, a farmer in Brooking Township of Jackson County and a former Santa Fe freighter of the 1840s-1850s. Born in North Carolina in 1822 and coming here in 1844 before engaging...

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of W. H. Pittenger, a farmer in Washington Township of Jackson County. Born in Ohio in 1835 and serving the Union in the Civil War (under General Ulysses Grant at the Battle of Vicksburg)...

6. Boone Family Boone Family Genealogical information about the Boone family in the Kansas City area descended from explorer Daniel Boone, tracing its roots to emigrants George Boone, the grandfather of Daniel Boone, and others, from...

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Walter Bales (1803-1887), "one of Kansas City's most honored pioneers," a native of Tennessee coming to Kansas City about 1831 and marrying Sarah Johnson Bales, (arriving in Jackson...

8. 'Necklace' is a Jewel 'Necklace' is a Jewel Review of of show at Review Studios, 1708 Campbell, by Lynus Young.

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Reed, a lawyer born in Ohio in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 with offices in "the Nelson building."

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Judge Luther Todd Collier, or Luther Collier, "born in old Franklin, Howard county," Missouri, in 1825 and moving to Saint Louis as a lawyer in 1847, then arriving in Kansas City...

11. ''A Stirring Effect on the Enemy'': Civil War Archaeology of Sharp's Cornfield at the 1861 Battle of ''A Stirring Effect on the Enemy'': Civil War Archaeology of Sharp's Cornfield at the 1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri Wilson's Creek National Battlefield is located near Republic, Missouri, in the southwest part of Missouri around 15 miles from Springfield. "The battle was commemorated when Congress passed a joint resolution...

12. 'Home on the Range' to Stay 'Home on the Range' to Stay Photos and article about the composition of the song "Home on the Range" at Smith Center, Kansas, in 1872 by Brewster Higley. Description of the song's origins being forgotten until the 1950s with actions...

13. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Daniel Holmes, "of the firm of Karnes, Holmes & Krathoff, attorneys at law," born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in 1872.

15. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of William Larkin Webb, or W. L. Webb, "editor and proprietor of the Independence Progress, Independence, Missouri." Born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1856 and becoming a teacher...

16. 'Wall to Wall' Classical 'Wall to Wall' Classical In November, a new hi-def classical station will be a "side band or HD-2, as it's called, to KUDL-FM." It will feature continuous classical music, 24/7. To receive, one will have to invest in a hi-def...

17. 'Waiting for Archie:' The Adventures of a Therapy Dog 'Waiting for Archie:' The Adventures of a Therapy Dog A close-up look at Archie, a freckle-faced Brittany, and his role as a Therapy Dog with Kansas City organization Pets for Life that was founded in 1984 by husband and wife team William D. and Harriet M....

18. 'The Right Mix' 'The Right Mix' New owner, Highwoods Properties, assures the neighborhood groups that the Brookside Shopping Center will not change..

19. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of William Hudspeth, a farmer and livestock raiser born in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County, Missouri, in 1844.

20. A Perfect Institution Belonging to the Regiment; the Solder's Letter and American Identity Among Civil A Perfect Institution Belonging to the Regiment; the Solder's Letter and American Identity Among Civil War Soldiers in Kansas Article about a publication called "Soldier's Letter" a semi-weekly newspaper published in 1864 and 1865 by enlisted soldiers of the Second Colorado Cavalry and published at Kansas City, Missouri and Fort...