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  1. Mission Woods offering curbside glass recycling to all residents;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Prairie Village Post

    Starting in March, Mission Woods residents can set out glass every other week on the same day as their trash pickup. The city is partnering with a new business, Glass Bandit, started by Westwood resident Jamie Arnold.

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  2. Westwood lands help to determine future of park, church and Entercom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Prairie Village Post

    Westwood Christian Church on Rainbow Blvd. sits just to the south of the city park and east of Westwood View Elementary. It is now owned by the city and closed as a church.

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  3. Bill moving city, school board elections close to vote on Senate floor; widely opposed in NEJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Prairie Village Post

    ... the Merriam City Council passed a resolution opposing SB 171 and any provision for partisan elections. Last week Westwood mayor John Ye said the mayors had discussed the bill may times. "I have not heard one northeast Johnson County mayor in favor ...

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  4. Google's letters to Merriam, Roeland Park, Westwood spark new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Prairie Village Post

    ... that they intend to provide video service "on or after February 21" have shown up in Merriam, Roeland Park and Westwood on city council agendas. In all of those cities Google has been running cable underground and on poles for several months and the ...

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  5. Westwood man in jail after being charged with 2nd degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Prairie Village Post

    A Westwood man remains in jail this morning after being arrested Saturday on charges of second degree murder from a Friday killing in the Rosedale neighborhood of Kansas City, Kan. Around 4 a.m. Friday morning, Kansas City, Kan., police responded to a call in the 2400 block of W. 42nd Ave where they found Gerardo Jimenez dead from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home.

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  6. 25-year-old man charged in Kansas City, Kansas, killingRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | KHGI

    The Wyandotte County prosecutor's office announced Saturday in a news release that Andrew M. Farish, of the Johnson County town of Westwood, faces one count of second-degree murder in the death of Gerardo Jimenez. Police found the body of the 35-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man on Friday in a home in the Rosedale area of the city.

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  7. Rock Chalk KU Med Chest Shooter ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Tony's Kansas City

    The Westwood, Kan., resident suspect faces a second-degree murder charge and a count of criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after his victim was two or three times in the chest. More in a bit .

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  8. Redevelopment of Westwood Entercom acreage would bring more tax dollars to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    A redevelopment of the Entercom property in Westwood could result in an increase of tens of thousands of dollars annually in city property taxes. A proposal has been made to redevelop the nearly eight-acre property , which currently houses radio transmission towers, into a senior living complex.

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  9. Lawmakers urged to strengthen burglary penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... said, because they are not serving longer sentences. Patrick Sweet, a supporter of the bill, said his home in Westwood was broken into and his neighbors had been robbed twice last summer. He said the incident changed the way he felt when he needed ...

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  10. Two-hour Roeland Park sweep nets plenty of cars still left running,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Prairire Village Post

    ... of Prairie Village, Mike Fleming of Fairway, Mike Daniels of Merriam, Ben Hadley of Mission and Greg O'Halloran of Westwood.

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  11. Westwood moves toward zoning text change to allow senior living...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Westwood city councilors and planning commission members agreed Monday to entertain a zoning text change that would allow the city to at least debate the possibility of a senior living development on the Entercom property. Currently, the city has no mechanism in its zoning ordinance to even consider a senior living proposal.

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  12. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Should tax exempt properties still have to pay for fire service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    A representative for Consolidated Fire District No. 2 last week raised concerns about the renewal of the Special Use Permit for the University of Kansas Hospital's Westwood campus, noting that the facility accounted for more than $90,000 worth of fire calls but made no contributions to the fire department's budget because it is tax exempt .

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  13. Tiny device, teamwork save leukemia patient's sight - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... out the door David Jiang, right, is examined by Dr. Siddartha Ganguly, at the University of Kansas Cancer Center in Westwood, Kan. Jiang was going blind after a bone marrow transplant until his eye doctor inserted a tiny, custom-fabricated eye ...

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  14. NEJC mayors point to rebound of development projects in their cities during 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Prairire Village Post

    ... that 440 building permits were taken out in the year even with only 1,320 home sites in the city. Mayor John Ye of Westwood used a series of slides to show a continuing trend of development in the half-mile square city from the Woodside Village ...

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  15. Fire district raises concerns about service cost to tax-exempt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    What seemed to be a routine renewal of a special use permit for the Westwood Campus of The University of Kansas Hospital this week became a forum for Consolidated Fire District No. 2 to raise concerns about the cost of service to tax-exempt properties in the district.

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  16. Can a hit restaurant's kid sister survive growing pains?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Pitch

    Lulu's Asian Bistro 2701 West 47th Street, Westwood, 913-677-5858 Hours: 11 a.m.10 p.m. MondaySaturday, noon9 p.m. Sunday Price: $$$$$ Lulu's Asian Bistro Tempura veggies: $7.50 Pad Thai: $11.49 Banh mi sandwich: $8.49 Drunken noodles: $11.49 Rice-battered chicken: $15 Braised beef short rib: $16 A year ago, I visited a brand-new local restaurant that was clearly - in fact, almost proudly - doing everything wrong. From the dcor to the menu to the presentation to the bar, all of it spelled disaster.

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  17. Westwood View plans for security addition approved by Westwood Planning CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Westwood View Elementary School will be getting a small addition to accommodate the security changes being made to all of the Shawnee Mission schools. Along with the bump out of the front entry, work also will be done to expand the kitchen and cafeteria area.

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  18. Senior living development proposed to replace Entercom radio towers in WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The controversial Entercom property at 50th and Belinder in Westwood is under contract to be sold and the potential buyer is proposing a senior living development on the eight-acre space in the heart of the city. The Westwood Planning Commission Monday night took no action on a proposed zoning text amendment that would create an Adult Care Zoning District in Westwood, a category the city currently does not have in its zoning code.

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  19. Golden Ghetto Deadly Police Car Chase Crash Dude Had History Of Driving DrunkRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Tony's Kansas City

    This tragic story of reckless driving and car crash aftermath offers a glimpse of some of the many dangers out on local streets. Check it: "Police say he was speeding away from a Westwood, KS, officer who tried to pull him over for traffic reasons.

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  20. Driving records show that man killed in crash had 5 previous DUIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... was killed in a horrific crash in Fairway, KS, the Sunday before Christmas. Police say he was speeding away from a Westwood, KS, officer who tried to pull him over for traffic reasons. In the process, Grant McClure hit three cars and two trees. The ...

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