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1. 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down June 4, 2010 Article describes 21 schools in the Kansas City School District that will close as a first step in the district's improvement plan. Includes a two-page tribute to the schools being closed including Westport...

2. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

3. A Cinematic Gem A Cinematic Gem December 8, 2013 Article focuses upon the history of the Plaza Grill & Cinema in Ottawa, Kansas. The theater's owner, Rita (Peach) Madl, is interviewed. Madl describes the process by which she discovered that the Plaza...

4. A Collection on the Move A Collection on the Move February 9, 2014 Article summarizes the movement of materials belonging to the Marr Sound Archives from their current location to the automated storage and retrieval system added to the Miller Nichols Library in 2011....

5. A Fight to Save Where They Fought A Fight to Save Where They Fought July 3, 2012 Article on the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund and their attempts to acquire land of the Big Blue Battlefield north of Swope Park. The fund controls more than half of the area near the Blue River where...

6. ACE Backers Stage Protest ACE Backers Stage Protest April 14, 2012 On Friday, April 13, 2012, “the founders of Kansas City’s African-centered education program summoned all the campus’s children, staff and its drum corps to rally against the school district’s...

7. An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More June 23, 2007 June 23, 1957, marks the 50th anniversary of the last streetcar ride in Kansas City. Streetcars were introduced in Kansas City in the 1870s but were fazed out in the 1950s in favor of a more modern bus...

8. Arrow Fabricare Celebrates 100 Years of Cleaning Clothes Arrow Fabricare Celebrates 100 Years of Cleaning Clothes December 12, 2014 Article announces plans to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Arrow Fabricare Services at the Uptown Theater on December 13, 2014. A brief history of the company founded by Joseph Gershon in 1914...

9. Art Inc. Art Inc. June 27, 2008 Feature story spotlights Van Go Mobile Arts Inc. of Lawrence, Kansas. Founded by Lynne Green in 1996, the charitable organization employs student workers through its Jobs in the Arts Makes Sense (JAMS)...

10. Ashes Are Gone, and Renewal Is Under Way Ashes Are Gone, and Renewal Is Under Way February 16, 2008 Story about the February 16, 2007, fire at 75th and Washington St. and the businesses affected and year later status of the businesses. "The blaze destroyed the 74-year-old Waldo Astoria Dinner Theater...

11. Bloch's Fortune to Fund Giving Bloch's Fortune to Fund Giving July 31, 2012 Henry Bloch announced the creation of the Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation during a celebration for his 90th birthday. The foundation would be directed by members of the Bloch family and give "away...

12. Board of Trade Bidding KC Farewell Board of Trade Bidding KC Farewell June 25, 2013 Article on the closing of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Founded in 1856, the Board of Trade grew in business and significance as the wheat industry developed in Kansas. The article includes a history...

13. Charging Bulls Go Unseen Charging Bulls Go Unseen May 22, 2014 Article reports on the "Bull Wall" sculpture displayed near the entrance of Kemper Arena and the American Royal complex (1800 Genessee St.), and concerns that the work largely goes unnoticed by the public...

14. City Plans Business Center City Plans Business Center June 21, 2007 A delegation of economic development officials and city leaders from Kansas City attended the Paris Air Show this week to showcase their new master plan for an 800-acre, multi-use development on Kansas...

15. Civic Giant Kemper Dies at 86 Civic Giant Kemper Dies at 86 January 4, 2014 Obituary written in tribute to civic leader R. Crosby Kemper Jr. The author states that Kemper passed away on Thursday January 2, 2014, in Indian Wells, California, at the age of 86. Kemper's life and...

16. Closed Church's History Saved Closed Church's History Saved July 28, 2011 The Kansas City Museum received a significant donation of records and artifacts from the historic Melrose United Methodist Church located at Windsor and Bales avenues in the Northeast community. The church...

17. Covington Steps Down Covington Steps Down August 25, 2011 Kansas City school superintendent John Covington unexpectedly resigned on August 24. Recently there have disputes between Covington and school board President Airick Leonard West, which some speculate...

18. Fifty Years Later, Tale of Train Keeps Rolling Fifty Years Later, Tale of Train Keeps Rolling January 20, 2013 Article relates the story of how Larry Miller managed to steal a diesel locomotive from a rail yard in the Argentine area of Kansas City, Kansas, in 1963. Miller describes the events that led to the act,...

19. Fighting to Preserve a Crumbling History Fighting to Preserve a Crumbling History August 10, 2013 Article focuses upon problems and issues related to historical structures located in Lexington, Missouri. A structure located in the 1400 block of South Street and Highland Avenue is discussed. The author...

20. Flood Heads This Way Flood Heads This Way June 8, 2011 Residents of Parkville, Missouri, piled up sandbags in preparation of flood waters that could surpass the records set in the 1993 flood. Includes a sidebar "Flood Forecast" which has a map and figures...