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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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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Port of Kansas City will reopen

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.

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5 hrs ago | The Pitch

Stephen King stops in Kansas City in November to discuss his new book, Revival

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.

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10 hrs ago | The Pitch

The Flaming Lips are at Crossroads KC on Tuesday

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.

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11 hrs ago | The Pitch

Timothy Coppinger, Ted Rowland charged by Federal Trade Commission in ...

Between November 2012 and September 2013, online payday-loan companies controlled by Timothy Coppinger and Frampton "Ted" Rowland issued $28 million in payday loans to consumers and received $46.5 million in return. The Kansas City businessmen did not achieve those staggering profit margins honestly, according to a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit filed September 8 against Coppinger, Rowland and the constellation of shell companies they use to shield themselves from the scrutiny of consumers and law enforcement.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Evangelist to speak at dinner

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.

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Packer

Populatiry of locally grown transcends regional boundaries

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.

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Packer

Changing of the guard at Associated Whholesale Grocers

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.

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Prairire Village Post

Turkey Creek Trail part of larger system designed to connect the metro with bike access

Foxridge Drive offers a possible path for a Turkey Creek Trail connection because of its wide lanes that could handle a bike path addition. Northeast Johnson County is at a disadvantage when it comes to natural biking and hiking trails.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

South 40 festival returns to North Topeka with roots, reggae and rock

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.

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Religion News Service

US churches feel beat of change: More diversity, more drums

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.

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Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

Beans&Greens Program a win-win for farmers, low-income families

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.

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Examiner.com

Festivals abound in Kansas City this weekend

Several festivals are held this weekend throughout the Kansas City area. The Dancefestopia Music Festival will be held at Barney Allis Plaza the 12-14, Independence Uncorked Wine Festival will be on Saturday the 13th at the Bingham-Waggoner estate, Village West WineFest is Saturday the 13th at Village West in Kansas City, Kan., and the Jesse James Festival is in Kearney beginning on Saturday.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Pitch

IKEA wasn't the only grand opening today; Walmart replaces old Superfund site in Argentine

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.

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Business Journal

Leap.it hopes new embed feature expands reach of its searches

Local search engine startup Leap.it is empowering content producers and boosting its access to consumers with its latest feature.

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Prairie Village Post

Mission's Turkey Creek Trail grant application in competition;...

The Turkey Creek Trail is completed through Merriam and Overland Park, but is only a line on the map right now in Mission. If you would like to see Mission get grant funding for the design of the proposed Turkey Creek Trail section that would run through the city, you might be able to help make the case that it is a worthy project.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Daily Caller

School Disputes Kansas Independent's Claims That Wife Faced Discrimination [VIDEO]

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.

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The Pitch

KCK got a pile of federal cash to invest in its downtown. Most of it went into a money-pit hotel

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.

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The Wichita Eagle

Paul Davis holds fundraisers in New York, Washington

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.

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Packer

Variety of grocery retailers open Kansas City area stores

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.

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The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Officials welcome new clerk to community

The city of Gardner welcomed a new city clerk, Jeanne Koontz, recently. Mayor Chris Morrow administered the Oath of Office to Koontz at the Aug. 4 city council meeting.

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