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Old School Kansas City Hotel District
The businesses that once lined the southeast corner of Armour and Troost are mostly gone now, with the remaining ones boarded up. But in earlier days, the block from Armour south to 36th Street, from Troost to Forest, was a lively part of Armour Boulevard's apartment hotel district.
12th & Oak Talks Tenants
What should the city of Lee's Summit include in a potential ordinance regulating home rental services, such as Airbnb and HomeAway? Whether you're a resident concerned about your neighbor renting out their homes to out-of-towners or a homeowner looking to make some extra cash renting out rooms, city leaders want to hear from you.
Today's Pitch Punditry
YouTube Meet Cathy Stepp, the new head of the local Environmental Protection Agency's regional office. She's now in charge of overseeing 450 employees in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa. As the Star noted yesterday in a useful editorial, there are many reasons to believe Stepp will be terrible at her job.
Raytown FD Call Out This Dude
Raytown firefighters release images of man they say broke into fire station while they were out collecting for MDA
RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Raytown police and firefighters released two images Tuesday of a man they need help identifying. They say firefighters were out of the station collecting money for the Muscular Dytsrophy Association Monday, when the man pictured allegedly went through a firefighter's belongings, stole a wallet, shoes and other things.
Kansas City Hungry For Healthcare
Kansas City Metro's First Annual Hunger Free Healthcare Summit Olathe, KS - infoZine - Hunger Free Healthcare KC, a coalition of nonprofits, government organizations, and hospitals is pleased to announce the first annual Hunger Free Healthcare Summit, bringing together local hunger advocates and healthcare professionals from around the metro for a dynamic discussion on the intersection of hunger and health.
Local Hero Comeback
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When Texas asked for help, volunteers in the Kansas City metro stepped up. Local first responders are home, having given of themselves in the Houston area, where flood waters left by Hurricane Harvey are still high and deep.
Rock Chalk Campus Carry Scare
Student finds loaded, stolen handgun on toilet in restroom of Wescoe Hall at University of Kansas LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas' Department of Public Safety seized a loaded, stolen handgun after a student found it late Tuesday morning on the fourth floor of Wescoe Hall, a classroom and office building on campus, authorities said.
Season Of Hype Starts Now
Football season is finally back, and the Kansas City Chiefs will kick off league action this Thursday against the New England Patriots. With the season getting started, it's time for experts and analysts to start dropping their predictions for the year. That's true for us here at KC Kingdom as well.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .