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1. A Rough Start on New Life A Rough Start on New Life May 18, 2009 Article describes the difficulties encountered by Sudanese, Iraqis, and other refugees coming to Kansas City. Jewish Vocational Services and Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas City have seen a drop...

2. A Tug-of-War Over 'Murderabilia' A Tug-of-War Over 'Murderabilia' September 29, 2012 Article on the disputed ownership of notebooks, copies of investigative files, crime scene photographs, and correspondence relating to the muder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas in 1959 that have...

3. Bringing Back The Square Bringing Back The Square May 9, 2010 Article profiles Ken and Cindy McClain who have poured their energies and their fortune into reviving the Independence square. Starting with Ophelia's restaurant, which they opened in the former Katz Drugstore...

4. Dry as a Bone Dry as a Bone July 22, 2012 Article discussing the effects of the drought of 2012. Extreme high temperatures and a lack of rain are creating conditions comparable to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s in the region. The drought has already...

5. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Chapter of the book about the border warfare and Civil War periods of Kansas City's history, with large photos, maps, and illustrations, including a description of the town in 1857 by Theodore S. Case....

6. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Chapter of the book about the mutual growth of Kansas City and its livestock industry, including the Stockyards, meat packing companies, railroads, and the like and all located in the West Bottoms, with...

7. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Biographical sketch of one of Kansas City's first black police officers, Lafayette A. Tillman, a college educated military veteran "in the early years of the 20th century," with photos.

8. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story June 21, 1905 Chapter of the book about the decade of the 1930s in Kansas City, highlighting the Pendergast political machine, including "jobs and jazz; crime and corruption," in the era of the Depression, with photos...

9. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps illustrating the increase of Kansas City, Missouri's, area through annexations during the 1960s and the concomitant migration of population away from the central city to the suburbs.

10. KC's Social Media Club Carves Niche KC's Social Media Club Carves Niche September 9, 2012 Article reports on the activities of the Social Media Club of Kansas City, described as a group of "entrepreneurs, boosters, bloggers, wordspreaders and charity organizations...who have quietly made Kansas...

11. Museum a Bit Less Creepy with Bright New Look Museum a Bit Less Creepy with Bright New Look January 5, 2014 Article describes changes made to the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri, by interpretative planner Sara Wilson. Wilson's background and the history of the museum are described. Wilson is...

12. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

13. Saving 17,000 Kids Saving 17,000 Kids August 22-27, 2010 Series of six articles examines the problems of the Kansas City, Missouri, School District and the measures taken by Superintendent John Covington to deal with them. In addition to examining the district...

14. Taking Stock Taking Stock December 9, 2012 Article focuses on the history of the meatpacking industry that once thrived in the West Bottoms. Current connections to the legacy of Kansas City's stockyards are discussed. Article traces the development...

15. The Music Begins The Music Begins October 14, 2007 Article details the inaugural concert at the Sprint Center held Saturday night, October 13, 2007. The featured singer was Elton John. There were 18,000 people in attendance and the $276 million arena drew...

16. Voice for Victims Voice for Victims September 25, 2011 Article describes the efforts of SNAP (Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests), a national organization dedicated to exposing child-abusing priests in the Catholic Church. In recent months, the organization...