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5 hrs ago | Business Journal
On Monday, the Port Authority of Kansas City and Kaw Valley Cos. of Kansas City, Kan., announced that the port - which has been closed since 2007 - will be reopened and that freight will start landing there by the spring.
5 hrs ago | The Pitch
International bestselling author Stephen King - basically the father of modern American horror and fantasy, for anyone who hasn't heard of the novelist - is touring this fall and winter in support of a new book, Revival . He stops at Unity Temple on the Plaza on Thursday, November 13, to discuss the book and his career with Rainy Day Books founder and president Vivien Jennings.
10 hrs ago | The Pitch
Tuesday night's Flaming Lips show should be interesting, and not because frontman Wayne Coyne may wear some ridiculous feather-boa-and-pimp-coat ensemble and try to pretend that LSD hasn't made him certifiably insane while he rolls through the crowd in a human-sized hamster ball. This is the first Kansas City show for the band since drummer Kliph Scurlock was fired in March, an event he followed up on a few months later with some pretty dramatic accusations about Coyne.
Evangelist Cecil Todd, of Revival Fires Ministries in Branson, Mo., will be the featured speaker at a Full Gospel Business Men's program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th.
Locally grown produce is featured in the center of the produce department at this new Price Chopper store in Kansas City, Kan. Trendsetters on the East and West coasts often say it takes a decade for the heartland of the country to tune in to a fad - good or bad - but the locally grown food movement hasn't followed that rule.
The chief operating officer of the Kansas City, Kan.-based grocery cooperative plans to step down at the end of this year, according to a news release. However, effective Sept.
Elvin Graves Jr., vocalist and percussionist with Slow Ya Roll, shown performing July 4 at the Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival at Lake Shawnee, will close the show Saturday at the South 40 Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival when the band performs from 12:10 to 1:30 a.m. at 125 N.W. 50th. Southern rock band Black Oak Arkansas will perform a free listener appreciation concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Hog Holler Saloon, 9252 Apple Valley Lane, Ozawkie.
Pastor Rick Behrens and Lisa Take perform a song during Sunday morning service at Grandview Park Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 13, 2013. Religion News Service photo by Sally Morrow The National Congregations Study 's latest look at the country's churches, synagogues and mosques - the third wave of studies that began in 1998 - finds more congregations: The study, released Thursday , draws on interviews with leaders at 1,331 nationally representative congregations and updates data from 1998 and 2006 studies.
As part of the Beans&Greens program, low-income families can take their SNAP debit cards to participating farmers markets, where they receive tokens to purchase SNAP-eligible food. We live in the breadbasket of America and are surrounded by farms, so it should be easy to get affordable, healthy and locally grown food into everyone's hands, right? For low-income families trying to make government-provided food assistance dollars stretch, it's a struggle to afford fresh produce and meats from the outer perimeter of the grocery store let alone a farmers market.
While Merriam's IKEA grand opening soaked up the headlines on Tuesday for turning a barren property into an outlet for an international retailer, Kansas City, Kansas' Argentine neighborhood christened its own real-estate turnaround on the same morning. A crowd of dignitaries heralded the opening of a Walmart Neighborhood Market near 24th Street and Metropolitan Avenue.
Local search engine startup Leap.it is empowering content producers and boosting its access to consumers with its latest feature.
The superintendent of a Kansas high school is disputing claims made by Independent Kansas U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman that his wife, a former teacher at the school, faced prejudice because she is a woman. Orman, who emerged as a strong contender to Republican incumbent Pat Roberts in what is turning out to be the strangest senate race this cycle, made the claim last month in a speech to a group called Women 4 Kansas.
In the mid-1990s, like today, Kansas City, Kansas, leaders were working to figure out how to spark a renaissance in that community's downtown. In 1994, KCK received several million dollars from a federal program aimed at reversing decline in distressed communities.
Democrat Paul Davis held fundraisers in Washington and New York this week, according to e-mails obtained by the Eagle. Davis, who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback, was in Washington, DC on Monday for fundraiser hosted by Wiley Rein LLP, a law firm with offices about a half-mile from the White House.
About a dozen commodities are featured on the locally grown display at the new Price Chopper in the Wyandotte Plaza shopping center in Kansas City, Kan. The store is one of several new grocery retail options available to shoppers in the metropolitan area.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:23 pm
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