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Former KC-area police officer robbed a bank at gunpoint, federal prosecutors say
Richard Hagerty, a former Lee’s Summit police officer, has been charged in federal court with robbing a bank at gunpoint. Federal prosecutors allege he took about $7,000 from Central Bank of the Midwest in Lee’s Summit on Tuesday.
U.S. Postal Service gives stamp of approval to late rock star John Lennon
A new stamp honoring John Lennon was issued Friday at a Central Park ceremony featuring his widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean, honoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer in the city where the ex-Beatle settled during the 1970s.
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
Why Medical Schools Are Starting to Teach Doctors How to Cook
A "culinary medicine" program has now spread to 17 medical schools in the US.
Cyril Pahinui, Who Carried a Hawaiian Guitar Legacy, Dies at 68
The son of a pioneer of slack-key guitar, he preserved and extended the tradition, carrying secrets of a family style to the world.
Green Meadow Teacher Gives Back with Brinley’s Bags
Green Meadow kindergarten teacher Erin Tarbox holding her daughter Brinley and surrounded by friends with Brinley’s Bags Green Meadow kindergarten teacher Erin Tarbox turned a frightening experience this past spring into a selfless gift to others Mrs. Tarbox was pregnant with her second child, but a complication forced an emergency C-section at just 30 weeks. Her daughter Brinley was successfully delivered, but weighing just under two pounds, needed to stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Peter’s Hospital for two months. It was a stressful and challenging time for Mrs. Tarbox and her husband Chris, who visited Brinley every day. After going through that experience, Mrs. Tarbox decided that she wanted to create…
High School Roundup: GNB Voc-Tech senior James Estrella honors AJ DaSilva before walk-off win
Andrew Mattos saw the two hitters in front of him intentionally walked to load the bases in the bottom of the eight inning and he delivered a walk-off
KCKPS Is Proud to Announce the 2018 Reasons to Believe Honorees
Contact: Melissa Fears, Director of Marketing and Communication, (913) 279-2225 Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2018 Reasons to Believe recognition. These are individuals whose accomplishments showcase their incredible skills and life stories, highlighting their perseverance, hard work and dedication. Their qualities exemplify to all of us why they are Reasons to Believe and inspirations to many The following honorees will be celebrated at the Central Office and Training Center on Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m Jeainnie Brown: certified public accountant, Hallmark Cards Inc. (1989 graduate, Wyandotte High School) Janie Gaunce: president and chief executive officer of Grapevine Designs, LLC (1976 graduate, Washington High School) Lyle Gibson: division…
Hanzlick, Xu and Benson prevail in close JoCo races
Certified Johnson County election results were released Thursday, putting Hanzlick ahead of Osterhaus, Xu ahead of Rooker and Benson ahead of Rafie in close races. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to request a recount.