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61. Kansas City: Bound to Be Up-to-Date Kansas City: Bound to Be Up-to-Date July 1972 Article about the "rebuilding on a grand scale" of Greater Kansas City with "a variety of projects on tap: [s]tadiums, convention centers, a sports arena, a new airport, inner-city residential communities,...

62. Kansas City: The Boom Is On Kansas City: The Boom Is On February//1974 Photos and article about the growth of Kansas City tourism and prominence in the early 1970s with various established and new sites and venues such as Crown Center, River Quay, Worlds of Fun, and the Harry...

63. Keeping Her Eye on the Ball: Kansas City Attorney Judy Heeter Protects the Interests of Major League Keeping Her Eye on the Ball: Kansas City Attorney Judy Heeter Protects the Interests of Major League Baseball Players January//1998 Photos and biographical article about Judy Heeter, a Kansas City lawyer and "director of licensing for the Major League Baseball Players Association" starting in 1992, born in Columbia, Missouri, about...

64. Kellen It Like It Is Kellen It Like It Is April//1996 Question and answer interview with football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow concerning racism in sports. Article states that Winslow is a Kansas City resident.

65. Lamonica's Moveable Feast: He Was the Main Dish Lamonica's Moveable Feast: He Was the Main Dish January/12/1970 Photos and article about the Kansas City Chiefs' "last American Football League championship, the swan song before merger with the NFL," leading up to their appearance in the 1970 Super Bowl.

66. Let's Build a New Downtown Arena Let's Build a New Downtown Arena June, 2003 Editorial supporting the idea that a new arena downtown would be beneficial to Kansas City.

67. Local Heroes Local Heroes December//1994 Photo and bio of Bob Wolff, 59-year-old founder and chairman of "Gear for Sports/Winning Ways," a Lenexa-based "designer and manufacturer of logo sportswear" established about 1974.

68. Longview Farm: "The World's Most Beautiful Farm" Longview Farm: "The World's Most Beautiful Farm" October//1989 Article about the Longview Farm ,country estate of Robert A. Long, "the most successful lumberman of his day." It was begun in 1913 with architect Henry Hoit having 50 rooms on 1,636 acres. Now listed...

69. Major League City: Can the Wizards Ever Get Their Due Respect? Major League City: Can the Wizards Ever Get Their Due Respect? June 2001 Photo and article about the lack of celebration and attention for the Kansas City Wizards soccer team following their "Major League Soccer championship trophy" in 2000.

70. Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C. Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C. May 2000 Article about "the Kansas City Unions, Kansas City's first professional sports team," one of the "34 so-called major league baseball franchises in America" in the 1880s besides the National League. Organized...

71. Marketing and Advertising: Over the Airwaves Marketing and Advertising: Over the Airwaves November 2001 Photo and article about David Baerg, "general manager and president of Prizm Productions Inc., the corporate subsidiary of Day Dreamer Productions," an advertising agency winning an award for "the KC 150...

72. May the Best Businessmen Survive May the Best Businessmen Survive November//1982 Article about the fierce competition for sports revenues between the Kings basketball team and the Comets soccer team.

73. Media: Jock Radio Media: Jock Radio June//1995 Descriptions and comparisons of the city's regular radio sports programs and announcers.

74. Movers: Kevin Harlan, King of the Play-by-Play Movers: Kevin Harlan, King of the Play-by-Play November//1986 Photo and bio of Kevin Harlan, "KCMO Sports Director and voice of the Chiefs," a radio announcer for the Kansas City Kings basketball team, Kansas City Chiefs football team, and University of Kansas football...

75. Nitty Gritty Dirt Man Nitty Gritty Dirt Man April//1995 Photo and biographical article about George Toma, 66-year-old "[m]aster groundskeeper" of Kansas City for 38 years back to the days of Municipal Stadium. "[P]laying field consultant for the Kansas City...

76. Now Comes the Big Blue Machine Now Comes the Big Blue Machine April/23/1973 Photos and article about the bright prospects of the young Kansas City Royals baseball team, with a new $2 million scoreboard and players such as Amos Otis, Fred Patek, John Mayberry, Hal McRae, and Cookie...

77. Ode to the Performing Arts Ode to the Performing Arts August 2007 This issue highlights specific people and groups in the arts community including the following. Sports (A League of Their Own) featuring the Roller Warriors, a women's roller derby; Opera (The Diva Next...

78. Oh, Give Me a Home Oh, Give Me a Home January/6/1964 Article about the continuing search for other stadiums for the Kansas City Athletics (also known as the Kansas City A's) baseball team by owner Charles Finley, to replace Municipal Stadium.

79. Old Pros Never Die Old Pros Never Die August 1979 Overhand pitch softball halfway house for ex-pros.

80. Oldest Rivalry West of the Mississippi Oldest Rivalry West of the Mississippi Fall//1991 Article about "the oldest collegiate football rivalry west of the Mississippi," between the Universities of Missouri and Kansas, celebrating the rivalry's centennial, starting in 1891 with Missouri leading...