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140 Years Ago: The Progress of the War--June 1861
Portraits and description of Union General Nathaniel Lyon and "pro-Confederate Governor" Claiborne Jackson of Missouri clashing at the beginning of the Civil War in June 1861 with Lyon "ke[eping] Missouri...
A Balancing Act
Photos and article about the "challenges in managing the phenomenal growth" in the city of Lee's Summit (in southeastern Jackson County) by balancing "residential and commercial growth," etc.
A Map for Understanding the World
Review of sculpture show at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design.
Aeling and Balistreri at Sherry Leedy
Review of painting (Aeling) and sculpture (Balistreri) shows at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art gallery.
Avenue of the Arts
Details the various scultpural pieces along Central from 16th to 9th, the "Avenue of the Arts".
Can Bernard Taylor Phase a Dysfunctional School District?
Photo and article about the prospects for success of Bernard Taylor, the "40th Kansas City School Superintendent" appointed in 2000 to replace Benjamin Demps.
Chef du Jour: A Taste of Sicily
Photos and review of "Jasper's Restaurant in south Kansas City" written by the restaurant's chef specializing in Italian food.
Crime: Fatal Bondage
Photos and biographical article about John Robinson, a serial murderer and "convicted con artist" in and around the Kansas City area until imprisoned in 2000. Born in Illinois in 1943 and coming to Kansas...
Cyber Killer: The Slavemaster
Photos, map (showing sites of his murders from La Cygne, Kansas to the Western Missouri Correctional Facility) and biographical article about "John Edward Robinson, Sr. [or John Robinson], a 58-year-old...
Democrats and Dissidents in Ten-Strong
Review of group show held in a private space in the West Bottoms.
Doing the Law Thing
Photos and article about lawyers and changes in the legal industry in Kansas City including the following firms: Constangy, Brooks & Smith; Bryan Cave; Lathrop & Gage; Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin; Shughart...
Doug Morris at Opie
Review of painting show at Opie Gallery.
Ed Asner: Kansas City's Favorite Son
File containing photos and biographical article about Ed Asner, a famous actor graduating from Wyandotte High School (in Kansas City, Kansas) in 1947 and called "Kansas City's favorite son." Description...
Excercises in Movement and Gesture at Leedy-Voulkos
Review of sculpture and painting show at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center.
Foreword: Renewing Downtown, One Building at a Time
Editorial article about the revival of parts (or "neighborhoods") of Downtown and Midtown Kansas City, especially the Crossroads District, 39th Street (in Westport or Midtown), and potentially next in...
Growing K. C.'s Test Tube Economy
Photos and article about the emerging health research industry in Kansas City (organized under the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute), projected to become a large sector of the local economy with...
Hymal of Dreams at Dolphin
Review of photography show at Dolphin gallery.
Industry Outlook: Banking & Finance
Photos and article about the gathering of "Kansas City area financial leaders" at "the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art for Ingram's financial service Industry Outlook" in 2001" and led by R. Crosby Kemper...
It Haunts Me Night and Day: The Baxter Springs Massacre
Photos, illustrated maps, and article about the Baxter Springs Massacre, a Civil War battle of October 6, 1863 in the southeast corner of Kansas. Description of the attack by William Quantrill's Confederate...
Kansas City's Northland
Photos, illustrations, and articles about the growth and development of the "Northland" of Greater Kansas City, the part of the metro area north of the Missouri River.
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