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Kansas City, Kansas, activist challenges charges
October 12, 2015
A Kansas City, Kan., activist charged in the death of a pedestrian has filed motions challenging the charges and the legality of the Wyandotte County court proceedings.
While rules attempt to keep meetings efficient, orderly, cooperation is key
October 12, 2015
Over the decades of my life I have attended multi-hundreds of meetings of every variety. Some meetings have been well and efficiently run, while others meandered from topic to topic, taking a lot of time and often accomplishing very little.
Agencies expanding capacity for domestic violence victims
October 12, 2015
A surge in homicides involving women in abusive relationships and a lack of beds for victims seeking shelter have prompted some Wichita agencies to seek ways to expand capacity for domestic violence victims.
Child homicides taking toll in Kansas City metropolitan area
October 12, 2015
At least 16 children in the Kansas City metropolitan area have been killed in homicides in the past 12 months, leaving families with a sense of helplessness and prosecutors frustrated by the cases that remain unsolved.
BLHS takes second place at De Soto Spike Fest
October 12, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team captured second place at the De Soto Spike Fest on Saturday, finishing the event with a 4-1 record.
Kansas: No court order needed for same-sex birth certificate
October 12, 2015
Kansas officials say no court order will be needed in the future to process birth certificate applications of children from same-sex couples who conceive by artificial insemination.
Kansas City Connection: The art of ‘Rising Up,’ and visiting some old haunts
October 12, 2015
This week we take a look at the murals of American painter Hale Woodruff at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Rhiannon Giddens at the Folly, haunted houses in the West Bottoms and the art of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” at the KC Library’s Central Branch.