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  1. Woman pleads guilty in designer drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A Lee's Summit woman pleaded guilty to being part of an Olathe company that sold millions of dollars in synthetic drugs. Cindy McRoberts , 49, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., to one count of conspiracy to distributed controlled substances and analagues of controlled substances.

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  2. Are tax notifications fair, or just loopholes?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A debate about whether Missouri businesses should be punished for changes in tax laws they didn't know about is back on in Jefferson City, The Kansas City Star reports.

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  3. Measure would cost some school districts thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Business Journal

    The Lee's Summit and Blue Springs school districts could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars, and North Kansas City more than $1 million, in state aid next school year as part of a measure passed last year, The Kansas City Star reports.

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  4. Judge pulls plug on effort to redirect tax money to Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Business Journal

    A court ruling will allow Cass County to hold on to nearly $1 million in tax revenue at the heart of a dispute with Lee 's Summit, The Lee 's Summit Journal reports. A Cole County Circuit Court judge ruled that the state doesn't have authority to withhold other tax revenue due Cass County to recover utility tax money owed to Lee 's Summit.

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  5. Sanders: Cities should get on board commuter-rail planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Business Journal

    Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders discusses the potential purchase of about 24 miles of rail right-of-way from Union Pacific. Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders is calling on cities to help pay for his plan to launch a commuter-rail line, saying in an inaugural address that "the moment is at hand," the Independence Examiner reports .

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  6. New frontier: Corridor booming in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Business Journal

    Frontier Justice, a new establishment for firearms enthusiasts, will open soon in northern Lee's Summit's booming new development frontier. Offering everything from firearms sales and training to "Western Chic" clothing and art, Frontier Justice is one of several new businesses opening within the Independence Ave./ Ralph Powell Road corridor between Colbern and Woods Chapel roads.

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  7. Republicans see Kansas tax cuts as 'cautionary tale'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Business Journal

    Republicans in Missouri and other states who once wanted to emulate Kansas' large tax cuts now see them as a warning of what happens when you try to do too much too quickly, Politico reports.

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  8. Home care company plane crashes after KC tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Business Journal

    A private plane carrying company officials back from a trip to Kansas City clipped a cell phone tower and crashed on the campus of a Springfield university, The Springfield News-Leader reports . The plane, owned by Integrity Home Care of Springfield, crashed in a vacant lot owned by Evangel University on Friday.

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  9. Eco-devo roundup: KCI, Billy Goat, Olathe MedicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    The KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre is a 687-acre business park located on city-owned land adjacent to the Kansas City International Airport. Plans advanced for three big economic development projects in the metro area: a new building at the KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre; plans by Billy Goat Industries Inc. to relocate; and a big expansion at Olathe Medical Center .

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  10. Lee's Summit official resigns with theft case pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    An assistant city manager has resigned as the courts sort out a theft charge against him, The Kansas City Star reports . Daren Fristoe is charged with stealing more than $120,000 from his former employer at the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair.

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  11. Wichita company buys second KC tech firm in two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    High Touch Technologies is based in Wichita. The technology services firm has now purchased three companies in the Kansas City area.

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  12. Top of the List: Private schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Business Journal

    No. 5 Summit Christian Academy 2014 fall enrollment: 732 Location: Lee's Summit For more information, check out the 2014 Top Area Private Schools List available to KCBJ subscribers. The gallery shows the top five on The List.

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  13. Will sprawling Lee's Summit development rival Corporate Woods?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Business Journal

    This roundabout at Blue Parkway and Colbern Road is one of the entrances to the first phase of Summit Village Corporate Park, a new 300-acre development taking shape in Lee's Summit. The first phase is just south of the Unity Village campus and its iconic tower.

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  14. Lee's Summit assistant city manager accused of stealing from former employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    Daren Fristoe , the assistant city manager in Lee's Summit, is charged with stealing more than $120,000 from his previous employer, the Lee's Summit Journal reports . According to court documents, Fristoe made unauthorized payments to his personal credit card, a bank loan and a telephone account.

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  15. Retail Roundup: Corbin Park adds tenants; Iron Tribe Fitness heads to LeawoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    Zales The Diamond Store will open its doors Saturday inside a 2,990-square-foot space. The jeweler opened in 1924 and now has more than 750 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

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  16. New Lee's Summit interchange will spur development, unsnarl gatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    Preliminary work is beginning on a new $16 million interchange in Lee's Summit that is expected to open 300 acres for industrial development and unsnarl a key gateway into the city and its downtown. Lee's Summit and the Missouri Department of Transportation recently announced that the process of designing a new U.S. Highway 50/Missouri Highway 291 interchange has begun and that construction could begin in 2016.

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  17. Jackson County receives $10M grant for commuter-rail planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Business Journal

    With the receipt of a $10 million federal grant Jackson County is closer to acquiring more than 20 miles of right-of-way that would be used for its commuter-rail plan.

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  18. Views from the front row at The KRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    Several Kansas City business leaders had a front-row seat to greatness Tuesday night as the Kansas City Royals forced Wednesday night's Game 7 in the World Series with a 10-0 triumph over the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium.

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  19. Country Club Bank scores bunting from 1985 World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Business Journal

    Country Club Bank acquired nine segments of patriotic bunting that hung in Kauffman Stadium during the 1985 World Series. The historic pieces are now on display at several bank branches.

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  20. Lee's Summit hatches business incubator studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Business Journal

    Lee's Summit officials say the recent layoffs by Sprint Corp. and other large companies have created "an environment of opportunity."

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