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1. A Brown Out A Brown Out September/21-28/2000 Describes a long-standing "climate of discrimination" against Hispanic employees at Kansas City Power and Light.

2. A Conversation with . . . Michael Chesser A Conversation with . . . Michael Chesser April, 2005 Brief interview with Michael Chesser, President and CEO of Great Plains Energy, a holding company that owns Kansas City Power and Light. Chesser discusses KCP&L's new comprehensive energy strategy, which...

3. Alexander Bettis Alexander Bettis 1938 Biographical sketch of Alexander Bettis, vice-president of the Kansas City Power and Light Company since 1924, starting with the company in 1904, before that working for the Home Telephone Company. Description...

4. Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment September 3, 2008 Postcard image and short article on the Kansas City Power and Light building, located at 14th Street and Walnut. Completed in 1931, the 31-story building was designed by local architects Hoit, Price and...

5. Busier than Ever, Building Away at a Mightier Kansas City--Places Where Millions Are Being Spent Busier than Ever, Building Away at a Mightier Kansas City--Places Where Millions Are Being Spent February/12/1922 Illustrations and descriptions of several buildings in Kansas City, under construction or newly completed in 1922 including the following: (1) "the immense cold storage, warehouse and ice manufacturing...

6. Byron F. Kendall Byron F. Kendall ca. 1946 Portrait of Byron F. Kendall, who was elected as the 26th president of the South Central Business Association on January 7, 1946. At that time, Kendall was illuminating engineer for Kansas City Power &...

7. Capstone Awards Capstone Awards April 29, 2011 The sixth-annual Capstone Awards is a supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal, which "honors outstanding real estate development projects and transactions throughout the community." Some of the...

8. Crosstown Substation Crosstown Substation 1970 Partial view of the Kansas City Power & Light Crosstown Substation, located at 18th and Holmes. For their work on this building, Kivett & Myers received an award for imaginative sculptural forms and use...

9. Deaths and Funerals: Russell H. Bettis Deaths and Funerals: Russell H. Bettis November/10/1978 Obituary for "Russell Harrington Bettis [or Russell Bettis], 70, of 8124 Pennsylvania Lane, former assistant vice-president of the Kansas City Power and Light Co.," "president of the Westport Historical...

10. Downtown KC Comes Alive Downtown KC Comes Alive June 26, 2005 Special advertising section devoted to promoting Downtown redevelopment in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes information about Kansas City Star Press Pavilion, the Power and Light District, the H & R Block...

11. Drue Jennings: President and CEO of Kansas City Power & Light Drue Jennings: President and CEO of Kansas City Power & Light June 2000 Photo and biographical article about Drue Jennings, president of Kansas City Power & Light Company, growing up in Kansas City, Kansas and starting with the company in the early 1970s as a lawyer, includes...

12. Electric Living Restored to Kansas City Electric Living Restored to Kansas City January/9/1973 Restoration of electrical power to 32,000 customers after the severe weather of an ice storm.

13. Empire Theater Removal Debated Empire Theater Removal Debated August 26, 2004 Article discusses a proposal by DST Realty to build a new headquarters for Kansas City Power & Light. The proposal would include the partial demolition of the hisotric Empire Theater at 14th and Main.

14. Energy Remains a Crisis Energy Remains a Crisis February//1978 Foreseeing alternatives to natural gas as its supply dwindles to nothing in a projected 13 years.

15. For Some It's Still No Light at Night For Some It's Still No Light at Night March/29/1984 Story about continued power outages due to severe weather storms.

16. For the Future of Kansas City For the Future of Kansas City March/19/1918 Description of the Kansas City Power & Light Company power plant in the "East Bottom Wilds" between the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks, the Missouri River, Euclid and Scott Avenue, including its...

17. Get to Work! Get to Work! April/11-17/2002 Article describing one Kansas City Power and Light employee's struggle with the company's safety and medical programs department. The employee questions the company's treatment of workers injured on the...

18. Green Impact Zone and Partners Jump Starts Transformation in Center City Green Impact Zone and Partners Jump Starts Transformation in Center City January 25-31, 2013 Article describes the state of ongoing projects being carried out within Kansas City's Green Impact Zone. The author praises Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II and city officials for their efforts in supporting...

19. Green Impact Zone Takes Hold Green Impact Zone Takes Hold July/August/September 2009 The Green Impact Zone involves five neighborhoods adjacent to Brush Creek east of Troost Avenue. Federal stimulus funds will be used as "the foundation for revitalization of some of Kansas City's most...

20. Hawthorne Power Station Hawthorne Power Station 1993 Full view of Hawthorne Power Station, Kansas City Power and Light Company; located at Front Street and Century Avenue.