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

    Monday Dec 15 | 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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  2. Eco-devo roundup: KCI, Billy Goat, Olathe MedicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 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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  3. Lee's Summit official resigns with theft case pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  4. Wichita company buys second KC tech firm in two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  5. Top of the List: Private schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | 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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  6. Will sprawling Lee's Summit development rival Corporate Woods?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 'L' cities play musical eco-devo chairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    Mark Stombaugh, CEO of an economic development agency in Lebanon, Mo., is the new executive director for the Liberty Economic Development Corp. He replaces Rick McDowell, who left in July to lead the Lee's Summit Economic Development Council.

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  15. 'L' cities play musical eco-devo chairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Liberty Economic Development Corp. has named Mark Stombaugh as its executive director. He replaces Rick McDowell, who left ito lead the Lee's Summit Economic Development Council.

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  16. Top of the List: Office equipment companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    No. 5 Toshiba Business Solutions Local FTE employees: 70 Location: Lee's Summit For more information, check out the 2014 Top Area Office Equipment Companies List available to KCBJ subscribers. This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the top area office equipment companies by local full-time equivalent employees.

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  17. High Touch Technologies buys Missouri's Computer UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    Wichita technology services firm High Touch Technologies has made an acquisition that the company says will extend its footprint in the Kansas City area. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, and it wasn't immediately clear how many employees or clients High Touch might gain through the acquisition.

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  18. McCarthy wins Saint Luke's work, looks to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Business Journal

    McCarthy Building Cos. Inc.'s new Leawood office has completed its first project in the metro area and is ready for more work.

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  19. HSMC Orizon boosts IT services with acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    The acquisition boosts the capability and geographic reach of HSMC Orizon's technology division. The founders of IT21, Chuck Nuffer and Rick Mentel , will continue to consult and collaborate with HSMC Orizon.

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  20. Couple pleads guilty to $567K fraud on Lee's Summit constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Business Journal

    Dennis Key and his wife Michal Key pleaded guilty to engaging in a bank fraud scheme in which they stole as much as $567,767 during work related to the construction of a Lee's Summit subdivision. Dennis Key owns DM & Associates LLC, a land surveying and engineering consulting business in the Kansas City area.

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