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1. 'Everybody Survives' 'Everybody Survives' March 2, 2011 Metropolitan Community College's Penn Valley Campus is home to a "virtual hospital," where students learn by simulations and a surgical dummy. The facilities are the most comprehensive in the Kansas City...

2. 'Love Our House. Thank You, America' 'Love Our House. Thank You, America' November 12, 2007 Kansas City, Kansas, family of Daniel Gilyeat thanked the community for their support while the ABC TV show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" replaced their leaky, drafty bungalow with "3,000 square feet,...

3. A New Cross-Border Battle A New Cross-Border Battle January 17, 2012 Article featuring Kansas City area casinos including the Ameristar, Argosy Riverside, Harrah's, Isle of Capri, and the brand new Hollywood Casino set to open February 7th in Kansas City, Kansas. Includes...

4. A New Home for Black Archives A New Home for Black Archives January 3, 2011 The newly renovated Parks and Recreation building, the former Parade Park Maintenance Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in the 18th and Vine district, has been completed for the home of the Black Archives...

5. Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy June 23, 2011 Restoration on Buck O'Neil's two-story home at 3049 E. 32nd Street is underway by the Bethel AME Church and the Friends of the Buck O'Neil Historic Preservation Foundation. The house has deteriorated some...

6. Can 102-Year-Old Lenexa House Be Saved? Can 102-Year-Old Lenexa House Be Saved? May 11, 2011 Article and photo of a 2.5 story, limestone farmhouse built in 1908 and 1909 by the grandparents of Judy Miller, the current owner trying to discover a buyer who will not demolish it. The original farm...

7. Case Closed Case Closed June 21, 2011 The Kansas City Police reopened the murder case of Leon Jordan and have identified his killer as James "Doc" Dearborn. Jordan, a former police officer and one of the founders of Freedom, Inc., was gunned...

8. Ebenezer The Donkey Stars on a Calendar Ebenezer The Donkey Stars on a Calendar November 14, 2011 Short article about Grandview's iconic "lovable old donkey Ebenezer," and the calendar featuring him to help raise money for feed and vet bills.

9. Former TWA Building Acquired Former TWA Building Acquired July 16, 2009 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation purchased the mortgage on the old Trans World Airlines administrative building near Kansas City International Airport. The building is listed on the National Register of...

10. Gallery Looks to a Virtual Future Gallery Looks to a Virtual Future November 21, 2010 The Byron C. Cohen Gallery, “a Crossroads fixture for more than 15 years,” will no longer operate in a physical gallery, but will continue business online with a new partner, Charlotte Matthews. The...

11. Go to The Head of The Class Go to The Head of The Class May 14, 2008 Colored photographs in article about the Overland Park high school's culinary program and its newly remodeled kitchen at the Broadmoor Technical Center. "Broadmoor and other high school culinary porgrams...

12. Historians Dig Up Lessons on Slavery Historians Dig Up Lessons on Slavery February 15, 2006 Article reports on the work local historians who are are researching African-American history through cemeteries. Mount Memorial Cemetery in Clay County dedicated the north end of the cemetery to African-American...

13. Honoring the Monarch's Journey Honoring the Monarch's Journey June 1, 2008 Forest Hill Cemetery unveiled a new monument honoring Buck O'Neil on May 31, 2008. There is also a new Monarch's Garden at the cemetery that memorializes Negro Leagues figures who are buried at the cemetery....

14. Is Shane Evans a Dreamer? Is Shane Evans a Dreamer? November 15, 2009 Cover story for The Kansas City Star Magazine about Shane Evans, award-winning children's book illustrator and owner of Dream Studio, 711 E. 31st St.

15. It's RIP for MAST in KC Area It's RIP for MAST in KC Area April 24, 2010 Article about the transfer of MAST (Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust) and its approximately 350 employees to the Kansas City Fire Department. The transfer took place the weekend of April 24-25, 2010....

16. Jobs Stand the Test of Time Jobs Stand the Test of Time August 17, 2010 Article in the Business Weekly about five jobs, although "old-fashioned," that are either still in demand or have made a comeback. They include typewriter repair; vinyl sound records as opposed to the...

17. Land of Big Dreams Land of Big Dreams February 6, 2011 Article reports the increase in the Asian population occurring throughout the Kansas City area. Article includes brief biographical sketches of some outstanding Asian students and information on some of...

18. Legal Tussle Focuses on Landmark New York Life Building Legal Tussle Focuses on Landmark New York Life Building August 12, 2010 Brenda Wood, owner of Professional Cleaning and Innovative Building Services, has sued the Kansas City Power and Light Co. for breaking a contract to sell her the historic New York Life Building at 20...

19. Lego Lands in Crown Center Lego Lands in Crown Center May 10, 2011 Crown Center announced that the $15 million Legoland Discovery Center is scheduled to open mid-May 2012 "in conjunction with the previously announced $15 million Sea Life aquarium." Also included will...

20. Movies Are Returning to Main Street Movies Are Returning to Main Street April 17, 2009 The AMC Mainstreet Theater is set for its grand reopening on May 1 after the company worked with Cordish Company, the developer for the Kansas City Power and Light District. The theater features a six-screen...