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101. 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl July//1973 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Crisp, a Missouri legislator, told through the author's childhood reminiscences in Independence and Kansas City, recalling Crisp's gargantuan voice, size,...

102. 'Firefighter's Firefighter' eulogized 'Firefighter's Firefighter' eulogized September 12, 2004 Article describes the life and death of firefighter Gerald 'Mac' McGowan. A 32-year veteran of the Department, McGowan died in an accident en route to a fire.

103. 'Fraud All the Way Through': The First Kansas City Waterworks 'Fraud All the Way Through': The First Kansas City Waterworks January 2014 Overview of the construction, fraud, and public scandal of the Kansas City waterworks. Beginning with the planning and building stages in 1873, and ending with a period of litigation and lawsuits that...

104. 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned June 7, 2010 Ed Hogan, Kansas City artist, has created four statues that "tell the stories of many slaves who once sought freedom across the Missouri River." The statues are part of the Kansas City River Trails Inc....

105. 'Ghost' Writer 'Ghost' Writer July 16, 2011 Author of the mystery-fantasy series called "The Dresden Files," Jim Butcher began publishing the popular series in 2000. "Twice he has reached the Top 5 on the New York Times best-seller list." His newest...

106. 'Give 'Em Hell, Mayor Davis!' 'Give 'Em Hell, Mayor Davis!' December//1968 Photos and article about one day in the life of Kansas City Mayor Ilus Davis, with insights on his activities and discussions of various civic issues of the late 1960s, following the race riots.

107. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 1950 Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...

108. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown April 21, 2004 This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

109. 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' January 2, 2006 Article describing the life of G. Lawrence Blankinship, Sr., who died at age 92 on December 28, 2005. Blankinship was one of the first African American members of the Kansas City City Council, and was...

110. 'Home on the Range' to Stay 'Home on the Range' to Stay September 1955 Photos and article about the composition of the song "Home on the Range" at Smith Center, Kansas, in 1872 by Brewster Higley. Description of the song's origins being forgotten until the 1950s with actions...

111. 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture August/1/1999 Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...

112. 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her Late Husband, Dale Eldred January/10/1995 Photo and biographical article about Roberta Lord, an engineer and sculptor working on the completion of her late husband Dale Eldred's sculptures, residing next to the Kansas City Art Institute.

113. 'I'm Not a Marriage Counselor': A Frank Interview with Royals' Manager Dick Howser as He Talks about 'I'm Not a Marriage Counselor': A Frank Interview with Royals' Manager Dick Howser as He Talks about George Brett, Big Money, Curfews--and Marriage April//1982 Photos and interview of Dick Howser, manager of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, with discussion about the team, his approach to his job and marriage, and his native state, Florida.

114. 'Inner-Ring' Suburbs New Development in Older Communities 'Inner-Ring' Suburbs New Development in Older Communities November 2008 Article describes both the challenges and advantages of 'inner-ring suburbs,' defined as "mostly post-World War II communities." Their proximity to downtown and their established infrastructure are making...

115. 'Joyous Freedom of Questioning the Status Quo' 'Joyous Freedom of Questioning the Status Quo' January 14-20, 2005 Profile of Dr. Gregg Laiben, medical director of Primaris "the organization that works to improve health care quality in Missouri."

116. 'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City 'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City March 6, 2008 The long-awaited Power and Light District opens with a kickoff event in the Kansas City Live block at 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The Cordish Company plans 150 events that include rock, country and...

117. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines August//1937 Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

118. 'Last Supper' Finds Home: Sculpture in Image of Famous Painting Comes Back to KC Church 'Last Supper' Finds Home: Sculpture in Image of Famous Painting Comes Back to KC Church September 16, 2000 News about the new "permanent home at Country Club Christian Church" for the sculpture of "The Last Supper," by sculptor Domenic Zappia, dying in 1964, about two years after finishing the sculpture, "the...

119. 'Let He Who Is without Sin. ..' 'Let He Who Is without Sin. ..' July//1982 Article about the internal squabbling and political jockeying of the Jackson County Office of Human Relations and Citizens Complaints, "an office which is supposed to keep an eye on other offices, helping...

120. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...