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Oklahoma Joe's ribs named the best in the country by The Daily Meal
Oklahoma Joe's ribs apparently stick with you. The Daily Meal has just named the pork ribs from OK Joe's the best in the country.
Fri May 24, 2013
Burt Bacharach's musical magic is your Memorial Day YouTube project
The Pitch talked to Kansas City native Burt Bacharach this week, and we came away convinced that the Grammy- and Oscar-winning composer, who turned 85 recently, is as relevant as ever.
The Kansas City Star
It's all downhill at Oceans of Fun's new water slides
Caution: Water slides are best served hot. To enjoy the icy splash, you need the weather to sizzle at a sunny 80 degrees — at least.
Robber shoves 2 into liquor store cooler, gets into shootout with police
It was a wild night after a liquor store robber shoved two people into a cooler, got into a shootout with police and drove the wrong way on Interstate 70 before crashing into a Fed-Ex truck.
The Wichita Eagle
Ghost investigators to explore oldest house in Wyandotte County
The Kansas Historical Society is offering 12 people that chance. At 4 p.m. on June 1, Elite Paranormal of Kansas City will do an investigation at the Grinter Place State Historic Site.
Poor hit hardest by Washington budget cuts
Forced federal spending cuts intended to be equal and across-the-board have lately fallen harder on the nation's poor, sick and elderly.
Thu May 23, 2013
CR Money Minute: Better smart phone banking security?
Several major U.S. banks are beta-testing a new way to give you access to your mobile banking account, which could mark the beginning of the end for your password headaches, according to Toby Rush, CEO of EyeVerify, a Kansas City, Kan., technology firm.
Federal prosecutors allege racially motivated house torching in Independence
A grand jury indictment issued at federal court in Kansas City details allegations of a nasty crime in Independence where a black family had its house set on fire by racist neighbors.
NE Kansas man accused of threatening police
A Kansas City, Kan., man has been indicted on charges of threatening the city's police chief and other law enforcement officers.
Kansas City is not a top five beer city
The challenge when one is aspiring toward greatness is when you're recognized too early.
Rob Zombie is coming to Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
We missed this one in the flood of summer concert announcements, but: Rob Zombie is coming to Kansas City in a few months.
NBC Action News
KC volunteers make a difference in Moore
Even seasoned volunteers, with years of experience responding to the worst natural disasters of the last decade, were taken aback by the scene that greeted them in the shattered neighborhoods of Moore on Wednesday.
Wed May 22, 2013
OsteoGeneX gets nearly $500K grant for bone disease work
The National Institutes of Health awarded $475,076 to OsteoGeneX Inc., a Kansas City, Kan., private pharmaceutical company focused on developing a treatment for osteoporosis.
The Kansas City Star
Kansas City-area schools review plans in case of tornado
The Kansas City district’s safe schools task force was already planning to meet Tuesday night to review crisis-management plans for the district’s 34 schools.
KC man wheels water for miles to help Oklahoma tornado victims
Michael Newsom participated in the "Take 5 to Care: Helping Oklahoma" campaign. He rolled up in a Fairway police car with a wheelie cart of water and a stack of worn books in his arms.
WWE's Monday Night Raw returns to Kansas City October 14
Monday Night Raw may have just been in Kansas City, but the WWE's biggest weekly television show is returning to the Sprint Center on October 14 for another live go-round on the USA Network.
Voltaire - the saloon, not the philosopher - opens tonight
It's been a long time - decades, maybe - since you gathered up your favorite vinyl records and hauled them anywhere .
Centric Projects moving offices up Main Street
Centric Projects LLC is moving their offices two blocks up Main Street to accommodate rapid growth at the Kansas City commercial general contractor.
Tue May 21, 2013
KCTV: Legal Ground Rules for Your Spring Move [Video]
Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine appeared on KCTV, the CBS-affiliated TV station serving Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan.
Hays Daily News
'Tough but fair' Dreiling hangs it up after 42 years at Victoria
Gene Dreiling smiles when he talks about students who have told him through the years they didn't need to study English because they weren't going to college.