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  1. VIDEO: Parents furious after boy's cane replaced with pool noodleRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Palm Beach Post

    Two North Kansas City parents are outraged after they say their blind son's cane was taken away from him at school by a bus driver.

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  2. KC Councilman Brooks resigns; James discusses filling seatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Kansas City Councilman Michael Brooks announced his resignation Wednesday, and Mayor Sly James is already considering how to fill the 5th District seat, KCUR reports.

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  3. School Punishes Blind Child By Replacing His Cane With a What?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    Two parents from North Kansas City are outraged at their son's school for the way they treated him, and you just might feel the same way too here in a minute! Dakota Nafzinger is an eight-year-old student at Gracemor Elementary School, but an incident on a school bus left him feeling humiliated and caused his family to be VERY upset! Dakota uses a cane to get around school since he was born without eyes - a medical condition known as Bilateral Anopthalmia. Recently on a school bus the driver took away Dakota's cane because he believed the he was using it in a violent manner against other children and to replace the cane, they gave the child a pool noodle.

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  4. Kansas City school punishes blind boy by replacing cane with pool noodleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... personal freedom and the ability to move freely about his environment, according to FOX 4 in Kansas City . North Kansas City Schools spokeswoman Michelle Cronk told the media that Dakota hit somebody with his cane while riding the bus and his ...

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  5. TV on the Radio is at the Midland in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Pitch

    Last week, indie-rock heavyweights TV on the Radio announced a string of tour dates next spring in support of the band's excellent recent full-length, Seeds . It's a pretty short U.S. run, so Kansas Citians can feel lucky about getting a piece of the action.

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  6. School bus driver punishes blind 8-year-old by taking away cane, replacing it with pool noodleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    A school bus driver took away a blind boy's cane as punishment and replaced it with a pool noodle. School officials in North Kansas City, Missouri, admit the driver confiscated the cane, reported WDAF-TV, but they claim it was school property that was given to 8-year-old Dakota Nafziger when he enrolled.

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  7. School takes away blind child's cane, gives him pool noodle insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | She Knows

    ... has been using a school-provided cane to help him get around Gracemor Elementary School, located in North Kansas City, Missouri. There is a problem, though - a bus driver said he hit another child with it, so the school decided to take the cane away ...

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  8. School punishes blind child by taking away cane and replacing it with a pool noodleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVR Richmond

    The mother of an eight-year-old boy born without eyes said she was outraged when her son' s school took away his cane and replaced it with a pool noodle. Schools officials in North Kansas City told Fox4KC they took away the cane because Dakota Nafzinger, 8, hit someone on the school bus with it. 1 comment

  9. Barring Royals, KC's top Google searches morbid, consumer drivenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Apart from queries on the hometown baseball team, the Kansas City area appeared fixated on death and shopping, according to Google Inc. In its report on the area's 2014 searches, the tech giant revealed that the area was highly intrigued by the Kansas City Royals' postseason run, but that Ebola, dead celebrities and shopping deals also permeated much of our collective search consciousnesses. After the Royals, top trending searches were the late Robin Williams , iPhone 6 and Ebola.

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  10. Photo Release -- Bergquist Offers Industry-First Compact First Stage F.POL Propane RegulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GlobeNewswire

    ... OH, Bergquist has Regional Sales Centers in Bowling Green, KY, Crawfordsville, IN, Shakopee, MN, and North Kansas City, MO. For more information, please go to www.bergquistinc.com . Marshall Excelsior Company (MEC) is a leading producer of propane ...

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  11. Community Calendar Dec. 15-31Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Richmond Daily News

    ... game beginning at 6 p.m. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., a free Empower Kidney Disease Class will be offered at North Kansas City Hospital. Classes will teach participants how to take control of kidney disease and make healthy choices. For more information ...

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  12. Streetside: The curious tale of the Tiger Tail Saloon, downtown's strangest new barRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Pitch

    ... a millionaire living in Los Angeles. He met a woman from Kansas City and ended up buying her a house in North Kansas City. "She was supposedly an actress, but it ended up she was a Heidi Fleiss girl," he said. "She was playing me." Before the ...

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  13. Autoforce buys 7 Goodyear DCsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Tire Business

    Goodyear has sold its Midwest wholesale distribution business - comprising seven warehouse distribution centers in five states - to U.S. Autoforce, the Combined Locks, Wis.-based tire, automotive components and oil distributor. Goodyear said it has transferred operating responsibility to Autoforce for its company-owned warehouse distribution centers in Denver, Colo.; Woodridge and Bensenville, Ill.; North Kansas City, Mo.; St. Paul, Minn.; and West Allis and Windsor, Wis.

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  14. Patricia May "Pat" HarrisRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Richmond Daily News

    Patricia May "Pat" Harris, 67 of rural Orrick, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was born Oct. 15, 1947, near Rolla, to Henry Raymond Childers and Bernice Mae Childers.

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  15. Chuck Berg: Santa makes early call to Topeka Jazz WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Capital-Journal

    Thanks to an early visit by Santa, a full house of jazz fans was treated to an array of gifts courtesy of the Roger Wilder Quintet, featured at Sunday afternoon's Topeka Jazz Workshop concert at the Ramada Inn's Regency Ballroom. Wilder, a pianist who has lifted TJW bandstands with guest artists from across the country, is a genuinely creative artist.

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  16. Troop 323 Performs Color Guard Ceremony at Chiefs GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    'The troop has been asked to replace some of the concrete in our church parking lot. We have been asked to provide field first aid personnel for the Wilderness Run in North Kansas City,' Parker said.

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  17. Kansas City keeps rolling into the national spotlightRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Examiner.com

    First the Huffington Post ranked KC number one as one of "the coolest cities to visit right now"; then the wild-card Royals swept through the postseason playoffs to win the American League pennant-and then came oh-so-close to winning the World Series in the seventh game here; then, after losing their first two games of the season, the long-beleaguered KC Chiefs bounced back and won seven out of eight games-most recently beating Super Bowl champ Seattle Seahawks to tie Denver for first place atop the AFC West. The Huffington Post survey called Kansas City the most exciting "it" city in the United States, citing KC's food, Midwestern hospitality and music as reasons to visit the metro area.

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  18. UMKC will induct Kansas Citians into 'Entrepreneur Hall of Fame'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Business Journal

    The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Henry W. Bloch School of Management plans to acknowledge several of Kansas City's most historically significant entrepreneurs. UMKC's Entrepreneur Hall of Fame will induct 20 area businesspeople in a celebration intended to highlight Kansas City's entrepreneurial spirit, and how the inductees have contributed to that.

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  19. Cinder Block Brewery lays the groundwork for kegs and bottles in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Pitch

    Cinder Block Brewery has moved at its own pace since it opened in September 2013. Though craft-beer drinkers have clamored for Cinder Block to send kegs of its beer outside its North Kansas City taproom, owner Bryce Schaffter has chosen to wait until the time is right.

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  20. What does Kansas City owe the American Royal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Pitch

    On November 11, the United Professional Horsemen's Association national championship started its annual five-day competition here. The event, involving Saddlebred horses, Hackney ponies and road horses, was held at Kemper Arena, with which the American Royal - the UPHA's host - has a long-term lease to stage various horse and livestock shows and rodeos.

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