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1. 2-Person Law Firm Wrestles Oil Giant 2-Person Law Firm Wrestles Oil Giant November 26,2005 A tiny law firm consisting of attorneys Lon Walters and Christin Cipolla took on BP Amoco oil company. The two lawyers handled lawsuits on behalf of Sugar Creek residents who claimed illnesses or death...

2. An Environmental Nightmare Stalks Sugar Creek An Environmental Nightmare Stalks Sugar Creek September-October/30-6/1999 Discusses the presence of petroleum-based pollution on the grounds of the former Standard Oil Company refinery in Sugar Creek, Missouri.

3. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. The left foreground of the image shows The Ruberoid...

4. Brookside Changes Brookside Changes September 30, 2000 Brief article about the Brookside district or Brookside neighborhood and the "pending demise of our [its] Brookside Amoco station," among other traditional neighborhood institutions with the advent of...

5. Citizens Run Over For a Mythic Freeway Citizens Run Over For a Mythic Freeway October/7-13/1999 Discusses proposed development of a highway near the former Standard Oil Company's refinery in Sugar Creek Missouri, and how efforts to build that highway may have prevented a clean-up of the polluted...

6. Kansas City: Bicentennial Commemorative Road Map Kansas City: Bicentennial Commemorative Road Map 1976 Two-sided map of metropolitan Kansas City with inset of downtown featuring important buildings. Additional map of Kansas City vicinity included. Indexes and describes points of interest in historic Kansas...

7. Millions Awarded in Suit vs. BP Millions Awarded in Suit vs. BP September 16, 2005 Article reports a $13.3 million judgement against BP Corp. of North America by a Jackson County jury. The company was held liable for the 2004 death of Nancy Ryan from a rare blood disorder ruled to have...

8. Remediation Brings Rebirth at Old Amoco Refinery Site Remediation Brings Rebirth at Old Amoco Refinery Site June 9-15, 2006 The site of the old Amoco refinery in Sugar Creek is being put to a new use. The Bluffs at Sugar Creek, which opened in May, is a project of the Sugar Creek Community Development Corp. The business park...

9. Sugar Creek Grew Up around Oil Refinery Sugar Creek Grew Up around Oil Refinery July 1975 Article giving a detailed history of the Jackson County town of Sugar Creek, Missouri, from 1845 to 1920, the year of its official incorporation. Description of the town's growth starting with the 1904...

10. Sugar Creek, Missouri: The Air of Refinement Is Oil Gone Now Sugar Creek, Missouri: The Air of Refinement Is Oil Gone Now December//1987 History of the industrial town of Sugar Creek, Missouri, centered around the Standard and later Amoco Oil Company refineries, located between Kansas City and Independence. Highlights on the growth of the...

11. The Sugar Creek Heritage Center The Sugar Creek Heritage Center June 25, 1905 The Friends of Sugar Creek have leased a part of the Amoco Center building at 606 N. Sterling for its museum, the Sugar Creek Heritage Center. The museum commemorates the history of not only the present...