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61. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Shirley Helzberg and her husband Barnett Helzberg, owners of Helzberg Diamonds in Kansas City and founders of "the Shirley and Barnett Helzberg Foundation, which supports endeavors in...

62. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of James Stowers, Jr., or Jim Stowers, Jr., "founder of Twentieth Century Companies" (a prominent local mutual funds company) and financier of "the Stowers Institute for Medical Research,... Capitalists & financiers;

63. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Rafaela "Lali" Garcia, or Lali Garcia, "a driving force behind the Guadalupe Center, which offers Hispanics educational and social services," growing up in "the Armourdale district of...

64. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Rabbi Michael Zedek, 46-year-old rabbi of the Temple B'nai Jehudah and co-chairman of "a task force for Kansas City's Project Harmony."

65. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Buck O'Neil, "former first baseman and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs" and black "chairman of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and scout for the Kansas City...

66. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Paul Henson, retiring "as chairman of Sprint Corp. [formerly United Telecom]" in 1990, taking over as chairman of Kansas City Southern Industries following the death of William Deramus...

67. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Ed Smith and his wife Beth Smith, community activists in Kansas City since arriving here in 1947. Description of Ed as a lawyer and "the senior member of Smith Gill Fisher & Butts" involved...

68. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Bob Wolff, 59-year-old founder and chairman of "Gear for Sports/Winning Ways," a Lenexa-based "designer and manufacturer of logo sportswear" established about 1974.

69. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., 65-year-old "chairman of United Missouri Bank and president of the American Royal Association," donating and raising funds to build the new American Royal facility...

70. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Adele Hall, an award-winning charity organizer (including the 1990 Kansas Citian of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce), especially with children, born about 1931 and becoming...

71. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Clyde McQueen, the 39-year-old "president of the Full Employment Council" helping "to find summer jobs for more than 5,000 kids, double the number his agency is set...

72. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Claire McCaskill, "Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney-elect" in 1992.

73. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of David Stanley, "chairman and CEO of Payless Cashways Inc." and a civic activist involved in "help[ing] schools turn out employable graduates; education reform; school desegregation; neighborhood...

74. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of William Howie, "president of Kansas City P. M., the local Jiffy Lube franchise," opening his first such store in 1985.

75. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Cheryl Harris, 47-year-old co-founder of Cradles and Crayons, "a day-care center for children with special needs" and co-founder of "the newborn intensive care unit...

76. Local Health Care Expansions Surge Local Health Care Expansions Surge Review of expansions of Research Medical Center and Children's Mercy Hospital. Hospitals;

77. Local Group Steps Out From Shadows Local Group Steps Out From Shadows Article reports on the resurgence of the Historic Kansas City Foundation. The group has received recent publicity for its efforts to save the historic Cosby Hotel building (900 Baltimore Ave.) from demolition,... Historic buildings;

78. Local Gossip Local Gossip One paragraph of obituary for Rebecca Bryan Boone, the wife of explorer Daniel Boone, dying "south of the city."

79. Local Female Writers Local Female Writers Information about local female writers.

80. Local FBI Agent Nabs a Movie Local FBI Agent Nabs a Movie Profile of Kansas City FBI special agent Bob Herndon and his portrayal in an upcoming film called "The Informant!" In the 1990s, Herndon handled a case involving Mark Whitacre, an agribusiness executive... Motion pictures; Informers;