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1. A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did April/27/1947 Photos and biographical article about William Paul Odom, or William Odom, a record-setting airplane pilot "reared in Kansas City and learn[ing] to fly here ten years ago." Born in Belton, Missouri, about...

2. Air Show Air Show June/29/1940 Article about the air show at the American Legion Convention in 1940.

3. Air Show Air Show June/29/1940 Article about the air show at the American Legion Convention in 1940.

4. Branson Airport Is Set to Fly Branson Airport Is Set to Fly April 23, 2009 Commercial passenger flights will begin May 11, 2009, at the new, privately financed Branson Airport. The owners purchased 925 acres in the Ozarks about eight miles south of Branson and "built a runway,...

5. Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight September/8/1968 Article about 65-year-old pilot Max Conrad and his successful claim of "the world's record for flying distance in a closed circuit," in the air for 38 hours "from Saint Louis to Des Moines to Kansas City...

6. Deal Is a Liftoff for KC Deal Is a Liftoff for KC April 1, 2008 Discussion of the proposed construction of a $375-million aircraft assembly plant with possible 2,100 well-paying jobs by Bombardier Aerospace. Bombardier is a Montreal, Canada, based company. The decision...

7. Diva from 50 Years Ago Finds New Recognition Diva from 50 Years Ago Finds New Recognition February/5/1998 File containing photos and a biographical article about Etta Moten Barnett, or Etta Barnett, a 96-year-old singer and former actress "in 1930s Hollywood film roles that were not demeaning." Born in Texas...

8. Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend March/24/1947 Photos (as a college football player and later as a doctor) and biographical article about Dr. John Outland, "former All-American football player and the father of the Kansas relays [a track and field...

9. Flags Are Flying on Grand Flags Are Flying on Grand August 17, 2007 Grand Boulevard has become Grand Boulevard of the Americas and will have 152 vinyl flags flying along it that represent a tribute to the 35 nations of the Organization of American States. James M. Malouff...

10. Fliers on Way to Iowa Fliers on Way to Iowa August/29/1918 Description of the mock air battle August 28, 1918, conducted by the British-American Flying Mission in its tour across the country to provide the public a better understanding of airplanes and how they...

11. Flying High: Sprint Center's 'The Moons' Will Be Unveiled Wednesday Flying High: Sprint Center's 'The Moons' Will Be Unveiled Wednesday October 9, 2007 Photo of New York artist Chris Doyle and his creation of "The Moons," public art that features three circular video screens depicting Kansas Citians "flying" through colorful skies. "The 10-foot screens...

12. Flying Shrimp Flying Shrimp July/1-7/1999 Review of Izumi.

13. From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris September/9/1949 Photo, caption, and article about Mrs. Grace Harris, "a 2-time winner at the National Air races in Cleveland," awarded there by actor Jimmy Stewart. Description of her airplane flying career which began...

14. Grand Boulevard Gets an Even Grander Name Grand Boulevard Gets an Even Grander Name April 15, 2008 "Grand Boulevard in downtown Kansas City was officially dedicated Grand Boulevard of the Americas on Monday with flags from 34 countries adorning light poles along the roadway." The flags of 152 countries...

15. Murder Awaited a Wastrel Unprepared for Full Life Murder Awaited a Wastrel Unprepared for Full Life January/19/1975 Photo and book review of "The Mullendore Murder Case" by Jonathan Kwitny about the life and death by murder of Eugene Mullendore III (ca. 1938-1970), a rich cattle ranch owner "of Osage County, Oklahoma,...

16. Obituary for Senator John E. Downs Obituary for Senator John E. Downs November 12, 2003 Senator Downs died November 9, 2003. He served as a Missouri State Representative from 1957-1958 and was elected to the Missouri State Senate in 1960 and served until 1970. During WW II, he was shot down...

17. Parks and Recreation Department Statistics Parks and Recreation Department Statistics February 28, 2007 Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has 212 parks, 130 ball diamonds, 116.5 surface acres of lake, 109 tennis courts, 55 shelters, 20 soccer fields, 19 miles of exercise trails, 18 football fields,...

18. Patek at Peace Patek at Peace April 25, 2004 Article describes the trials and triumphs of Fred Patek, shortstop for the Kansas City Royals during the 1970's. Patek, at 5' 5", is considered one of the most successful "small" shortstops to play major...

19. Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' April 1, 2011 In-depth article about Nelson Krueger, airline pilot for Trans World Airlines (TWA), who captained the specially outfitted plane for Pope John Paul during the week of Oct. 1-7, 1979, on the Pope's first...

20. Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 August/28/1968 Article recalling the mock air battle on August 28, 1918, over Swope Park, by the British-American Flying Mission touring the country to provide the public better understanding of airplanes and their utilization...