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1. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday May 10, 2006 The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

2. ''I Loved Every Minute of Being a Senator'' ''I Loved Every Minute of Being a Senator'' August 1, 2004 Article reporting the death of Missouri Senator Harry Wiggins at age 71. Wiggins' political career spanned 28 years in the state Senate, where he represented a large portion of Kansas City, Missouri.

3. 'Beetle' Creator Ready to Capture a Tiger 'Beetle' Creator Ready to Capture a Tiger April 20, 2005 Article describes the career of Mort Walker, creator of the comic strip "Beetle Bailey," on the occasion of his donating a drawing to be auctioned off at the 2005 Black and Gold Tiger Ball fund-raiser...

4. 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century September/21/1999 Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.

5. 2000 Census to Change Council Districts: Northeast Resident Input Sought to Influence New Boundaries 2000 Census to Change Council Districts: Northeast Resident Input Sought to Influence New Boundaries June/13/2001 Map and article about the redrawing of "boundaries for the nine congressional districts based on Census 2000 data" in Kansas City, Missouri by the Missouri State Legislature. Description of the Northeast...

6. 50 Years Strong 50 Years Strong January 2, 2004 Subtitle to article reads: "Jasper's Continues Tradition of Red Sauce and Sicilian Flavor." Article reviews Jasper's Restaurant located at 1201 W. 103rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

7. A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism February 22, 1985 Biographical article about Reverend MacCharles Jones, or Rev. Mac Jones, the 35-year-old pastor of the St. Stephen Baptist Church at 1414 Truman Road. Rev. Jones was the leader at the Black Unity Retreat...

8. A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties June/11/1997 File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...

9. A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century September/14/1997 Third in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City history. Focus on the 1850s-1860s, during the destructive but pivotal times of war over slavery in the Kansas City area.

10. A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping February 2001 Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...

11. A Condemned Man A Condemned Man November 25-December 1, 2004 Article describes the offer of Kansas City, Missouri to compensate Paul Thomas, owner of the Justrite Stamp Company for his property at 1301 Grand. The author reports that the city has offered Justrite...

12. A Historic Makeover A Historic Makeover AUgust 3, 2007 The Midtown Theatre, located at 13th and Main in Kansas City, Missouri, is expected to reopen in the spring of 2008 following a $28 million makeover. The new renovations include cabaret seating and several...

13. A New Madrid: The Main Street Theater Is Getting a Face-Lift A New Madrid: The Main Street Theater Is Getting a Face-Lift March/16/2001 Photos and article about the 2001 restoration of the Madrid Theater, built in 1926 at 3810 Main Street. History of the theater, "promised to be 'the' distinctive theater of Kansas City" with a Spanish...

14. A New Mold: Eligius Bronze Casts Its Lot With Fine-Art Niche A New Mold: Eligius Bronze Casts Its Lot With Fine-Art Niche October 20-26, 2006 Story features a fine-art foundry called Eligius Bronze owned by Rick Redhair. It was founded in 1997, has 11 employees and is located at 3401 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri. The business has...

15. A River Runs Through Us A River Runs Through Us August 1, 2007 Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...

16. A School Needs More Space Inside and Out A School Needs More Space Inside and Out March/19/1922 Illustrations and article about the crowding and need for a larger building "at the Center school" at 85th and Woodland Avenues, headed by principal Miss Eva Allen.

17. A Toy Store's Story: Brookside Toy and Science a Fixture For Many A Toy Store's Story: Brookside Toy and Science a Fixture For Many December 5, 2007 Article that features the Brookside Toy and Science store located in the Brookside area at 330 W. 63rd Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The store is owned by Mary Jo and Jim Ward with Jim's mother buying...

18. A. W. Wagnalls, Publisher, Dies A. W. Wagnalls, Publisher, Dies September 4, 1924 Obituary for A. W. Wagnalls, one of the founders of the publishing firm of Funk and Wagnalls, makers of the famed encyclopedia. Wagnalls, then using the surname "Wagenhals," organized the first English...

19. A Whole New Bag A Whole New Bag May 25-31, 2007 Central Bag Co. located in Kansas City, Missouri, at 1323 W. 13th Street, distributes and manufactures bags and other packaging. It employs 45 people. Central Bag has been at its current location since...

20. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company July 30,1950 The company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910...