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1. City beneath a City City beneath a City September 1979 Article about the sewer works under the city in general, also featuring a discussion on their role in flood prevention, including "the expressway of the sewer system," Brush Creek.

2. Halls Plaza Open during Renovation Halls Plaza Open during Renovation April 1979 Reopening of expanded shopping center on the Country Club Plaza following reconstruction after the 1977 flood.

3. Kansas City's Deluge Kansas City's Deluge September/26/1977 Photos and article about the destructive flash flood along Brush Creek and the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City in 1977, sweeping away numerous automobiles and engulfing a trailer park, etc.

4. The Lakes That Could Have Been The Lakes That Could Have Been November, 2004 Article describes a failed, early 1970's proposal to construct three lakes in Johnson County, Kansas. The author argues that the lakes would have created a basin to prevent flood damage as far as Kansas...

5. Where Are They Now? Where Are They Now? February//1999 Photos and biographical description of John Ferrugia, a former Kansas City television journalist for KCTV-Channel 5, "the station's boy wonder reporter in the late 1970s." Description of his career in...