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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. 'SMO Local TV Shows 'SMO Local TV Shows June 28, 2011 Article profiles KSMO television ('Smo for short) and its emphasis on local programming. The station started out as in independent in 1980s. It later merged with KCTV, focusing on local shows that reflect...

3. 24 Hours at the K 24 Hours at the K June 26, 2011 This article provides a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day at Kauffman Stadium in preparation for a Royals baseball game. Several Royals' players, fans, and stadium employees are profiled in 14 segments....

4. A Welcome Wave of Upgrades and Improvements A Welcome Wave of Upgrades and Improvements August 14, 2011 Editorial about “the Sept. 16 opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts" and the "wave of upgrades and beautification efforts around the facility." Article includes photos of the area improvements....

5. Above the Crowd Above the Crowd July 13, 2008 Cover story about the Petrehn family and their history with hot air ballooning. Includes photos. John Petrehn held many hot air balloon records, and in the late 1980s he became the first American to fly...

6. Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope March 3, 2011 Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens football player made famous in the movie "The Blind Side," was the keynote speaker at the 50th annual Greater Kansas City Area Mayors' Prayer Breakfast, March 2, 2011....

7. Blue Skies and Blue Dresses; We're off to See Wamego Blue Skies and Blue Dresses; We're off to See Wamego August 24, 2014 Two part article that focuses upon two the Wizard of Oz tourists attractions in Kansas: Dorothy's House and Land of Oz in Liberal and the Oz Museum in Wamego. When describing Dorothy's House and Land of...

8. Class Ending on a High Note Class Ending on a High Note May 24, 2010 Article profiles the last senior class of Southeast High School and their principal Cheryl Wright. The original Southeast High School at 3500 E. Meyer Blvd closed in 2007, but the remaining students were...

9. Crime Diminishes Park's Glory Crime Diminishes Park's Glory August 2, 2013 Article describes how drug and criminal activity has made Independence Plaza Park a dangerous place for children and residents of Northeast Kansas City. Past and current efforts of the Kansas City Parks...

10. Downtown KC's Long Road Back Downtown KC's Long Road Back May 18, 19, & 20, 2008 Series of three articles discussing and measuring downtown's progress. The three-day series "charts Kansas City's downtown comeback, compares it to recoveries elsewhere and explores what it needs to continue...

11. 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...

12. Historic Site Faces Uncertain Future Historic Site Faces Uncertain Future June 20, 2007 The Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri, was listed for the second straight year on the Missouri Preservation's list of Most Endangered Historic Places. The complex of four historically and architecturally...

13. Iatan 2 Plant Fires Up Iatan 2 Plant Fires Up December 8, 2010 December 7, 2010, Missouri's governor Jay Nixon "flipped the switch" on "Kansas City Power & Light's new $2 billion power plant near Weston...." Article discusses the Iatan 2 plant that adds 850 megawatts...

14. Is It an Exodus? Not Here Is It an Exodus? Not Here June 6, 2011 Based on information from the Census Bureau, both Kansas and Missouri had more people moving into the states than away--about 25,000. Other population trends are discussed and a sidebar "Commings and Going"...

15. Kansas Oil Fields Come Up Short Kansas Oil Fields Come Up Short October 23, 2013 Article reports on the under-performing oil industry in the state of Kansas. The primary reason given for the lack of production is that limestone formations haven proven difficult to drill through and...

16. Kauffman Rings The School Bell Kauffman Rings The School Bell September 12, 2011 "After years of studying and experimenting in education, the Kauffman Foundation is opening its own school with a hundred fifth-graders." The school is temporarily located in a Westport building, but plans...

17. Kickoff Time Kickoff Time August 20, 2013 The beginning of the 2013 professional football season also marked the beginning of the Chiefs Art Program. Headed by Sharron Hunt, the program commissions site-specific works of art for display in the...

18. KC's Jazz Scene is Renewing Itself KC’s Jazz Scene is Renewing Itself December 26, 2010 Article describes events in 2010 that prove the jazz scene is bouncing back after a tough 2009. Among the significant events were Bobby Watson’s new CD, the Prairie Village Jazz Festival and Jazz Winterlude,...

19. Legal Tangles Grow from Hidden Cemetery Legal Tangles Grow from Hidden Cemetery December 10, 2007 When Mike Bauer purchased 96 acres near Longview Lake at the junction of Raytown and Highgrove roads, he was unaware of the "35-by-60-foot plot that sat smack in the middle of his potential paradise" that...

20. Nelson Carts Will Put Art on the Move Nelson Carts Will Put Art on the Move July 30, 2011 In April 2011, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art began using two electric golf carts "christened Shuttlecarts, as a way to accommodate visitors who needed help traversing the expanded museum." These are...