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1. Big Award for Local Artist Is a Thrill Big Award for Local Artist Is a Thrill March 15, 2011 "Shane W. Evans, a Kansas City artist, received an Image Award for Literature at the 42nd annual NAACP's Image Awards...." The award was for his illustrations in the book ''My Brother Charlie'' that deals...

2. Famous Burger Rolling Away Famous Burger Rolling Away August 17, 2007 A 60-year-old Sedalia, Missouri, landmark called the Wheel Inn Drive Inn is scheduled to close on September 3, 2007. The restaurant is known for its Guber Burger, a "1940s era hamburger with peanut butter."...

3. Articles Written by John Edward Hicks Articles Written by John Edward Hicks 1949-1968 A collection of 163 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times authored by John Edward Hicks, a proofreader and reporter for the Star. Most of the articles...

4. Bob Berdella Murder Case Bob Berdella Murder Case 1988-1993 A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the criminal activities of Robert A. Berdella and the subsequent investigation of those...

5. KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast April 15, 2004 A new book entitled "The Perfect Mile" by Neal Bascomb has recently been published and includes Kansas native Wes Santee. He was a great long-distance runner duirng the 1950s and a University of Kansas...

6. Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage April 7, 2006 A new book entitled Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography by Gil Bogen has recently been published. The author contends that Kling was Jewish although Kling's wife Lillian asserted he was not. Kling was a...

7. Harlem Renaissance Man Harlem Renaissance Man September 9, 2007 African American artist Aaron Douglas was born in Topeka in 1899 and taught at Lincoln High School in Kansas City at one time. He later became part of the "the early 20th-century explosion of black arts...

8. A Place to Grab a Bite to Eat A Place to Grab a Bite to Eat February 25, 2006 Architectural rendering of a grill planned to be constructed on the main level of Union Station by Summer, 2006. The restaurant will feature food and furnishings in the tradition of the orginal Fred Harvey...

9. Recalls a Frontier Day Recalls a Frontier Day October/29/1912 Article about a registry book found from 1869, with signatures of guests such as Generals George Custer and Joseph Johnston.

10. From Gutter to Glory: Broski 'Kingpin' with Something to Spare From Gutter to Glory: Broski 'Kingpin' with Something to Spare August/3/1975 Article about Kansas City television weather forecaster Fred Broski and his successful local game show "Bowling for Dollars," with cultural significance as "a sort of daily edition of the book 'Working'...

11. Zooming In On the KC Flash Zooming In On the KC Flash March 14, 2004 Article about local race car driver Masten Gregory. A new book entitled "Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless" has been written by Michael J. Cox. Gregory raced at Indianapolis as well as in Europe in the...

12. Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' May/2/1996 Article about memorials in Kansas City in general, highlighting, among others, the Charles Carroll Spalding Memorial at Penn Valley Park and the William T. Fitzsimons Memorial.

13. Kansas City Women Writers: Poet's Hardest Work Is Choosing Kansas City Women Writers: Poet's Hardest Work Is Choosing December 4, 1954 Article about several Kansas City women writers, including Katherine Edelman and her difficult process of making selections for her poetry collection book.

14. Prescription for Ailing Downtowns: Beautification Prescription for Ailing Downtowns: Beautification December/6/1964 Article about some methods for beautifying Downtown Kansas City through urban renewal suggestions from a recent book by city planner Victor Gruen, with description of the park and boulevard system of the...

15. Family Friendly: Designers' Showhouse Has Been a Retreat For Many Generations Family Friendly: Designers' Showhouse Has Been a Retreat For Many Generations May 5, 2004 Article about the 2004 Designers' Showhouse XXXV at 1035 W. 57th Street built in 1916 by J. C. Nichols and Wight and Wight as architects. The first resident was George Bunting.

16. Smart-Gridlock Smart-Gridlock August 26-September 1, 2011 Article about the benefits of Google's project in conjunction with the updates of smart grid technology to the public utitlities in Kansas City, Kansas. A Google spokeswoman said the company is 'working...

17. Jewish Stories Prominent in New Book on Old Cemetery Jewish Stories Prominent in New Book on Old Cemetery September 24, 2010 Article about the new book “Elmwood Cemetery: Stories of Kansas City,” by photographer and preservationist Bruce Mathews and Judge Alex Sachs. A brief history of the cemetery, gravestone images, and...

18. A Family Gift Turns into a NE History Lesson A Family Gift Turns into a NE History Lesson July 9, 2014 Article announces a book by former Kansas City resident Roy McCaully describing his experiences growing up in the Northeast community in the 1950s an 1960s. The book is titled "The Good, the Bad, and the...

19. Arrow Fabricare Celebrates 100 Years of Cleaning Clothes Arrow Fabricare Celebrates 100 Years of Cleaning Clothes December 12, 2014 Article announces plans to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Arrow Fabricare Services at the Uptown Theater on December 13, 2014. A brief history of the company founded by Joseph Gershon in 1914...

20. Pendleton Heights Captures Then and Now in New Book Pendleton Heights Captures Then and Now in New Book September 21, 2011 Article describes a new book published by the Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association featuring "then" and "now" photos of 83 homes and businesses. Local photographer David Remley captured current images...