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1. 26 Schools Will Close 26 Schools Will Close March 11, 2010 On March 10, 2010, the Kansas City school board voted 5-4 to close 26 schools as recommended by new superintendent John Covington in his "Right Sizing Plan." The closings will reduce the number of school...

2. Effort to Restore School Revitalized Effort to Restore School Revitalized May 3, 2009 Before her death in 2004, Lucille Douglass worked to restore the Benjamin Banneker School in Parkville, one of the first schools built for black students in Platte County. The project languished, but the...

3. Halls of Progress, Promise Halls of Progress, Promise January 5, 2009 Article describes Alta Vista High School, a charter school on Kansas City's West Side primarily consisting of Latino students. Alta Vista promotes a college education program and works with community partners...

4. Honoring A Trapshooter Who Took Aim At Bias Honoring A Trapshooter Who Took Aim At Bias September 25, 2009 Tobias H. Cohron, a gunsmith and gentleman shooter who lived in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, into the early 1900s will be honored on September 26, 2009. A headstone for Cohron will be dedicated at the Pleasant...

5. Neighbors Make Unity Visible Neighbors Make Unity Visible May 15, 2010 Article discusses Kansas City's historic Northeast neighborhood and its cultural diversity. In an effort to "revitalize the area by capitalizing on its growing diversity," Artist Joe Faus is painting a...

6. The Night the Beatles Bombed The Night the Beatles Bombed May 2004 Detailed description of the September 1964 Beatles concert in Kansas City. The author describes the political undertones of the event, precipitated by the involvement of Charley (Charlie) Finley as promoter....