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Overland Park, Kansas is located in Johnson County. Zip codes in Overland Park, KS include 66207, 66283, and 66204. The median home price in Overland Park is $249,000 which is roughly $115/per square foot. More Overland Park information.

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56 min ago | The Kansas City Star

Research Triangle has made $250 million economic impact, leaders say

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Overland Park - " our home town

As we were sitting in Barcelona, Spain, we were shocked to see the BBC News announcing the murders of three people in our home town of Overland Park, Kansas, on our Jewish Community Campus.

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9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Entrepreneur Of The Year names St. Louis finalists

EY on Tuesday announced its finalists for the Entrepreneur Of the Year 2014 award, including seven from the St. Louis area.

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13 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Hate left bigoted killer blind to unity

A man whom authorities identified as a white supremacist -- widely known in southwestern Missouri for his anti-Semitic and racist views -- opened fire outside Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kan.

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17 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Inside the First Amendment | Anti-Semitism is alive and dangerous

"I hate all Jews" was Frazier Glenn Miller's mantra, repeated time and again by the well-known white supremacist at rallies, in publications and on the Internet over a period of many years.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

President Obama celebrates Passover with annual White House seder tradition

President Barack Obama, family and former 2008 campaign staffers celebrate the second night of Passover with a seder, in the White House Old Family Dining Room, April 15, 2014; this is Obama's 6th seder, a tradition that started in the 2008 campaign President Barack Obama, family and former 2008 campaign staffers celebrate the second night of ... (more)

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Metal Center News

6-2-11 News: Copper and Brass Shipments Fall

Red metal shipments declined sharply in April, though the year-to-date numbers remain well ahead of 2010, according to the latest data from the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association, Overland Park, Kan.

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Joplin

Missouri Mayor Resigns Over Anti-Semitic Remarks

Missouri Mayor Resigns Over Anti-Semitic Remarks. Laura Stampler @LauraStampler.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Asian Cultural Festival organizer is an immigrant who wants to bring cultures together

Carol Wei emigrated from China to America in 2007. There were many things that surprised and shocked her, from the way people dress to store hours.

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Jerusalem Post

Recalling the tragedy in Kansas City

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas When I moved to suburban Kansas City from downtown Chicago in November 2007, I did so in large part because of the strong Jewish community.

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The Huffington Post

Bob Dole: U.S. Should Send Weapons To Ukraine

Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia's moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.

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Common Dreams

The Rhetoric of Violence

At least nine people were killed and at least 35 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

We'll have a full NN14 update later this week , but I didn't want three more days to go by before making sure you know about this .

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Bennington Banner

An Easter message of peace following the shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas

The Easter story is one of persecution, death and darkness on one Friday long ago, and of resurrection and triumph the following Sunday.

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Outside the Beltway

Should We Eliminate "Hate" Crimes?

Last weekend, Fraizer Glenn Miller, a man who we later learned had long ties to the Ku Klux Klan ,opened fire at a Jewish Community Center and adult care facility in Overland Park, Kansas, killing three people.

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The Kansas City Star

Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query

It may not be long before many of us are being watched over by distant health care professionals as we go about our lives.

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Metal Center News

Copper, Brass Shipments Climbing

Copper and brass shipments continued to rally in March. Total shipments were up about 13.6 percent from February 2010 and 14.3 percent over March 2009, according to the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association, Overland Park, Kansas.

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The Town Talk

Clarence Page: Can mental illness cause ethnic hate?

In early April, the Anti-Defamation League offered some happy news about a very grim topic.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

June 4 Startup Rewind to feature online grocer Zoomin Market entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, June 4 , Startup Rewind will feature a presentation by John Yerkes and Matt Rider from the Kansas City area entrepreneurial startup, Zoomin Market Networking will start at 7:00 a.m. at the Deer Creek Golf Club in Overland Park , KS and the presentation will begin at 7:15 a.m. The Startup Rewind is a new outlet for Kansas City area ... (more)

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The Miami Herald

Pray for peace

It's with great sadness that in the midst of the holiday of Passover, we witnessed, once again, another act of violence and hatred that has become far too common of an occurrence in our world.

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