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Kansas City, Kansas is located in Wyandotte County. Zip codes in Kansas City, KS include 66106, 66115, and 66119. The median home price in Kansas City is $85,000 which is roughly $56/per square foot. More Kansas City information.

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9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Google Fiber Is Fast, but Is It Fair?

Telecom and cable companies have traditionally been required to blanket entire cities, offering connections to every home.

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15 hrs ago | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

City appoints Troutner to replace Wiseman

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com There's a new face on the Edgerton City Council.

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17 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

Among PV council, mixed reactions to news of Corinth, Village Shops sale

The CIDs at Corinth Square and the Village Shops helped pay for substantial improvements to the centers, but had vocal critics.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita company seeks to sell compressed natural gas to fleet vehicles

The way Bruce - also CEO of the family drilling company, Aladdin Petroleum, and attorney at Martin Pringle - tells it, compressed natural gas is a no-brainer financially for the owners of high-use vehicle fleets.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka native plays key role in autopsy in Ferguson shooting

Shawn Parcells, a 35-year-old Topeka native, recently was hired to assist in the autopsy of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose fatal shooting Aug. 9 at the hands of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer has incited protests in the small St. Louis suburb for the past two weeks.

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The Capital-Journal

KDOT announces $1.2 billion in Kansas road improvements

The Kansas Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a projected $1.2 billion improvement program for highways, bridge replacement and local projects throughout the state.

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The Pitch

Superhuman pedestrian hit by bus in downtown KC, walks off like nothing happened

The other day I was walking down the street, got distracted by my phone, bumped into a parked Camry at a rate of speed no higher than 0.5 miles per hour, and almost started crying.

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Prairie Village Post

Shawnee Mission MacBook deployment will open up new possibilities in...

Approximately 1,600 SM East students are receiving MacBook Airs this week as part of the first deployment in district history.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

EyeVerify gets $6 million more in equity funding

A Chinese security company, Qihoo 360 Technology, plus Wells Fargo and Sprint are participants in an equity funding round of more than $6 million for EyeVerify Inc. EyeVerify, based in Kansas City, Kan., has patented biometric technology that uses "eyeprints" instead of passwords or fingerprints for identification on smart devices.

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University of Kansas

University announces Part-Time Job Fair

Students can visit with employers from the University of Kansas as well as the Lawrence and Kansas City areas during a Part-Time Job Fair, set for Monday, Aug. 25. The event, sponsored by the University Career Center, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the fourth-floor lobby of the Kansas Union.

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The Pitch

What's really nutty about the Clay Chastain ballot is what the city is doing to it

If there was ever a time to vote down a Clay Chastain transit proposal, it's this November.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northeast News

NE church still standing despite loss of building

On the morning of Aug. 7, almost 65 people, children and adults, were inside the sanctuary of Rios de Agua Viva church, located at 3200 Independence Ave., when the side of the building started to collapse.

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The Pitch

Screenland's second Arts & Crafts fest brews a killer syllabus

Screenland Armour operators Adam Roberts and Brent Miller wanted to meet at Rock & Run Brewery, in downtown Liberty, to talk with me about their second Arts & Crafts festival.

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The Pitch

Jazz Beat: Count Basie Orchestra, at the Gem Theater

Seventy-nine years ago, in KC's 18th Street and Vine Jazz District, a young Bill Basie assembled the band that would introduce the world to Kansas City swing.

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The Capital-Journal

Urban educator to commission: set clear goals

Kansas City Kansas superintendent Cynthia Lane used an anecdote from her childhood Tuesday to urge a commission tasked with finding efficiencies in K-12 education to set achievement goals before they look at funding.

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Sunherald.com

GOP intensifies efforts in Kan. governor's race

The group's chairman, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, will be in Kansas Wednesday to attend events with Brownback in Kansas City and Mission Hills.

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Fund established to help family of BLET member who is in intensive care

BLET member Jared W. McNew is in a fight for his life. The 40-year-old Local Chairman of Division 130 was involved in a motorcycle crash and has been in intensive care for over three weeks.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Council OKs grant application for housing project

In addition to the Grant Street apartment complex, another housing development was a topic at Monday night's Great Bend City Council meeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Brown gets early welcome to Topeka

James L. Brown won't officially assume his duties as Topeka's police chief until Oct. 1, but The Topeka Capital-Journal is taking this opportunity to extend an early welcome to the city and its police department.

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Business Journal

Rising retail star will help Lane4 with Metcalf redevelopment

Lane4 Property Group Inc. has hired a new retail broker who will help it seek clients for the redevelopment of the Metcalf South and 95 West shopping center properties in Overland Park.

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