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141. Divided Line: Pastor and Congregation Determined to Restore Pride in Troubling Neighborhoods Divided Line: Pastor and Congregation Determined to Restore Pride in Troubling Neighborhoods September 5-11, 2008 The last in a four-part series examining the economic, social, and racial divisions between the communities located on either side of Troost Avenue. The street is considered to be a dividing line between...

142. Domestic Violence in the "Crystal Castle" of Johnson County Domestic Violence in the "Crystal Castle" of Johnson County September/23-29/1999 Discusses the issue of domestic abuse in Johnson County, Kansas and the efforts of organizations like Safehome to assist with the problem.

143. Downtown KC's Long Road Back Downtown KC's Long Road Back May 18, 19, & 20, 2008 Series of three articles discussing and measuring downtown's progress. The three-day series "charts Kansas City's downtown comeback, compares it to recoveries elsewhere and explores what it needs to continue...

144. Dr. Anthony Thomas Obituary Dr. Anthony Thomas Obituary July/8/1969 Obituary for Dr. Anthony Thomas, Jr., a physician practicing forensic medicine in Kansas City for 17 years before dying in 1969.

145. Duels and the Roots of Violence in Missouri Duels and the Roots of Violence in Missouri 2000 Descriptions and illustrations about the early history of violence in the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including early duels dealing with the Civil War and afterwards, Eugene Field's poem "The Duel,"...

146. E. M. Dodds Active in Crime Commission Organization E. M. Dodds Active in Crime Commission Organization December/15/1949 Photo and biographical article about E. M. Dodds, "president of the U. S. Cold Storage Company" and promoter of the proposed Kansas City Crime Commisison to cut down on "a rash of homicides, coupled with...

147. Early Missourians Faced Punishment in the Pillory Early Missourians Faced Punishment in the Pillory March/19/1973 File contains an article about the history of the archaic form of punishment known as pillory in Missouri, abolished in that state in 1825. Illustration and description of the method of punishment as a...

148. Editorial Comment: "You Can't Fool All of the People. .." Editorial Comment: "You Can't Fool All of the People. .." May//1942 Article about the drastic disappearance of corruption in the city government between 1940 and 1942, as evidenced in elections, taxes, employment, etc.

149. Editorial: Kansas City Assassinations Shock the Nation Editorial: Kansas City Assassinations Shock the Nation April/26/1950 Article about the murders of Charles Binaggio and Charles Gargotta, former mob rivals of James Pendergast, calling into question President Truman's ties to the Pendergast machine such as Charles Binaggio,...

150. Election Day Murders Election Day Murders Election Day Murders occurred on March 26, 1934.

151. Election Day Murders Election Day Murders March-September/25-10/1934-1957 Numerous articles following the Election Day Murders involving election fraud and intimidation of voters by gangsters.

152. Election Results Challenge All Good Citizens Election Results Challenge All Good Citizens April/2/1938 A challenge to "all good citizens" of Kansas City to persevere against the political machine of Pendergast's Democratic Party.

153. Ellroy Confidential: Kansas City Author Sounds Off about His Life, His Work and the World at Large Ellroy Confidential: Kansas City Author Sounds Off about His Life, His Work and the World at Large May/6/2001 File containing photos and a biographical article about James Ellroy, a 53-year-old "iconoclastic best-selling author, faithful husband, resident of swank Mission Hills, a man 24 years sober," native of...

154. Emancipation Ordinance Emancipation Ordinance 1867 Reprint of the Emancipation Ordinance by the Missouri state legislature, passed on January 11, 1865, freeing all slaves in the state. "Be it ordained by the people of the State of Missouri in Convention...

155. Enough is Enough: Roberts and Bales Area Has Checkered Past and Questionable Future Enough is Enough: Roberts and Bales Area Has Checkered Past and Questionable Future September/6/2000 Editorial which examines why the Bales, Roberts, and Independence Avenue intersection has become a center of prostitution, drugs, and violent crime. Items mentioned include a Fast Stop store in the area,...

156. Estate Quandary Unfolds in 2 Wills of Mrs. Withers Estate Quandary Unfolds in 2 Wills of Mrs. Withers December 10, 1974 Photos (of Withers and Hudson) and obituary article about Mrs. Helen Withers, an Overland Park resident dying at the age of 85 in 1974 following a possible kidnapping and theft of her savings for an experimental...

157. Every Dog Has His Day Every Dog Has His Day August//1997 Biographical article on the best-selling crime novelist living in Mission Hills.

158. Everything's Changed Now Everything's Changed Now July//1949 Article about the cleaning-up of the city government finances by city manager L. P. Cookingham following the Pendergast era.

159. Fall Delays Widow's Return Fall Delays Widow's Return December/4/1974 Notice about the accidental injury to Helen Withers of Overland Park, Kansas, delaying her return here from her suspected kidnaping to California and theft from her bank accounts, etc.

160. FBI'S Cat-and-Mouse Game with Mobster Finally Ends FBI'S Cat-and-Mouse Game with Mobster Finally Ends April 15, 2007 Article describing the criminal life of Kansas City mobster, Anthony Civella, and the FBI's efforts over four decades to investigate and convict him of various mob-related activities.