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1. A Doctor and a Teacher A Doctor and a Teacher October 17, 2011 Tribute to Charley Norris of Louisburg, Kansas, who died September 1, 2011. Norris developed the head and neck surgery and oncology program at KU Medical Center.

2. A High-Quality Facelift A High-Quality Facelift January 2010 Review of the renovation of Quality Hill Playhouse, a 153-seat theater at 303 W. 10th Street in Kansas City. The first two phases of the three-phase project have been completed. Once the required funds...

3. A Newer, Better Arrowhead A Newer, Better Arrowhead Decemberr 2008 Description of the changes being made by HOK Sport to improve Arrowhead stadium. The $300 million renovation is designed to create "provisions for fans and premium seating so that it brings the stadium...

4. A True Friend of Education A True Friend of Education September 2, 2011 Tribute to James Coen of Blue Springs who taught history at Fort Osage High School for many years and later served 13 years on the Blue Springs, Missouri, school board. Coen died August 6, 2011.

5. Artist Was Always Available to Listen Artist Was Always Available to Listen July 14, 2008 The "Remembrances" section contains a tribute to local glass artist Gary E. Smith of Prairie Village who died June 28, 2008, at the age of 54. He came from a family of glassmakers who started and still...

6. Emphasis on Service Emphasis on Service July 26, 2011 Profile of Harvest Productions, Inc., a sound and lighting company that has been in business in Kansas City since 1986. The company handles audio and lights for KC Live concert venue at the Power & Light...

7. Ex-Prairie Village Police Chief Ex-Prairie Village Police Chief December 22, 2009 The Remembrances Tribute column features Louis LeManske, former chief of police for Prairie Village. He became chief of police in 1982. He helped plan the first Johnson County Police Academy class of 1969...

8. Hardworking and Giving Hardworking and Giving July 26, 2011 Tribute for Bob Gutierrez (59), who died July 3, 2011, of kidney cancer. Gutierrez was president and co-owner of Art's Mexican Products, a company that makes tortillas, chips, and salsas. He was an active...

9. Her Life Was an Adventure Her Life Was an Adventure June 3, 2010 Tribute to Barbara Anne Coe Miller, former teacher in the Center School District for 31 years teaching third and fourth grades. She also served on the Mid-Continent Library's Board of Trustees. Miller...

10. Jewish Entertainer Mandy Patinkin Brings His Talent Back to KC Jewish Entertainer Mandy Patinkin Brings His Talent Back to KC January 12, 2012 Interview with actor Mandy Patinkin, who appeared in "An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin" at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts from January 17 to 22, 2012. In the article, Patinkin...

11. Making a Difference In Kansas City Making a Difference In Kansas City June 30, 2010 Series of profiles accompanied by color photographs: "Jewish Kansas Citians Strive To Make a Difference In The Community." Subjects are Henry Bloch, Arnie and Carol Caviar, Mary Davidson Cohen, Joe Hiersteiner,...

12. More than 'Adorable' More than 'Adorable' October 18, 2009 Tribute and obituary for Mary Minor Laird of Kansas City, former member of the "Adorables," a group of young dancers who performed at the Tower Theater. Laird graduated from East High School in 1930 and...

13. Old Game, New Rules Old Game, New Rules March 29, 2011 Article about the Mac-N-Seitz Baseball and Softball training facility located at 13705 Holmes Road. The business was opened in 1996 by former Kansas City Royals players Mike MacFarlane and Kevin Seitzer....

14. Pianist Helped Others Shine Pianist Helped Others Shine March 19, 2011 Tribute column for Myrnalee Braverman of Leawood, Kansas, who died March 6, 2011. Braverman, "a skilled pianist, was the music coordinator at Kansas City's larges Reform Jewish temple, B'nai Jehudah, and...

15. Reviving Downtown Dinasours Reviving Downtown Dinasours August/September 2009 Article covers buldings in Omaha, St. Louis, Chicago, and Denver besides Kansas City. The Kansas City portion focuses on the renovation of the Boley Building, designed by architect Louis Curtis in 1908....

16. She Was Seen As Visionary She Was Seen As Visionary July 28, 2010 Tribute to Gisella Hall, who became president of North American Press after her husband died in 1969. The company specialized in publishing cookbooks.

17. Successful Real Estate Man Successful Real Estate Man February 7, 2009 Obituary for Allen Block (93), a realty executive who founded Block & Co., Inc. Realtors in 1940. A Kansas City native, Block entered the real estate business in 1936 with the Werby Realty & Investment...

18. The Will to Succeed as CEO The Will to Succeed as CEO January 2009 Article profiles former Kansas City Chief Will Shields and his transition from NFL football player to entrepreneur and CEO of his own business. Shields retired from football in 2006 after a 14-year career....

19. There's No Place Like Home There's No Place Like Home Summer 2010 Cover story about Najahe Sherman, a local television anchorwoman who finds her Jewish roots. Sherman grew up in Lee's Summit, Missouri, and is currently the NBC Action News (KSHB Channel 41) Weekend Morning...

20. Treading Lightly Treading Lightly February/March 2010 Description of two new parks in Johnson County, Kansas, being planned by Bowman Bowman Novick. The Rieke Lake Site, located in De Soto, Kansas, will have three phases and includes a 28-acre lake with a...