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Chicagoans from Ukraine stand with homeland
The Rev. Mykola Buryadnyk, a pastor at St. Joseph the Betrothed Ukrainian Catholic Church on Chicago's Far Northwest Side, returned March 2 from a trip to Ukraine, where he went from bed to bed at hospitals ministering to the wounded as a chaplain.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Czech regulator asks EC to review planned changes to energy law
The Czech Republic's Energy Regulatory Office has asked the European Commission to review proposed changes to the country's energy legislation, a spokesman for the regulator said on Wednesday.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
By tracking down distant relatives, 'extreme team' places teens in forever homes
Gathering together for a prayer before dinner in their Independence, Mo. home, brothers Kaleb Antonio Acuna, 12, left, Eladio Acuna, 15, lower right, and Carlos Acuna, 16, far right, were adopted into the family of Sara and Jesus Acuna.
The Baltic Times
Lithuania marks the 24th anniversary of Restoration of Independence. - The Baltic Times
On Mar. 11, 1990, the Supreme Council-Reconstituent Seimas adopted the Act on the Restoration of an Independent State of Lithuania.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Burton: Agriculture focus of March 18 meeting
The 91st Annual Greene County Extension Soils and Crops Conference and Soil and Water Conservation District Annual Meeting begins with a free dinner at 6 p.m. March 18. The event will be held in the second-floor banquet room at Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, 6821 West Independence in Springfield.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Independence police investigating homicide
The homicide happened Friday about 7 p.m. in the 800 block of S. Jones Road. Police were called there after a woman came home to find her husband dead inside their home.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Lee's Summit Tribune
Blue Springs man sentenced to prison in highway death
March 7, 2014 A Jackson County judge sentenced David C. Murdick to 9 years in prison today in connection with the death of Clifton Scott, a state transportation worker killed in 2012 while working at an Independence accident scene.
Abandoned dog gets second chance at life
A dog abandoned by his owners two months ago in a house now needs a forever home after nearly dying.
Missouri House approves tax credits for angel investors
The Missouri House has passed a bill that would provide tax credits to angel investors.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Two finalists named in Columbia Public Schools superintendent search
Dred Scott, deputy superintendent for the Independence School District, and Peter Stiepleman, assistant superintendent for elementary education for Columbia Public Schools, are finalists to succeed Chris Belcher as superintendent of the Columbia district, according to an email from Columbia School Board president Christine King.
Kansas City InfoZine
Independence Man Pleads Guilty to Placing Hoax Bomb on City Bus
By pleading guilty, Bradley admitted that he left a suspicious-looking package, designed to look like a bomb, on an IndeBus, part of the public bus service that provides transportation services in Independence.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Police: 2 in custody after mailman robbed, assaulted
Independence police have one man in custody, while Kansas City police have a woman in custody after they tried to out run officers in both cities Tuesday afternoon.
Celestine Publishing Releases ?The Return of Enoch?
Celestine Publishing announced its latest publication and first, full-length novel by Author, Vinny DiGirolamo, "The Return of Enoch."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
NBC Action News
Snow days forcing teachers into a vote
Schools face a pile of snow days as high as the snow pile on the side of the roads right now.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Finally, a family: Long-term foster kids get a new chance for a forever home
Tony Barnes' adoption of Charlie became final last May. "All you have to do is one thing: Not think about yourself," Barnes said of taking in his cousin.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lee's Summit Tribune
The Lotawana Police Department needs your assistance
On February 27, 2014 in the early AM hours the Blue Springs Police Department was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle.
Child rescued from Independence home during standoff
A man committed suicide and Independence police had to rescue his 15-year-old disabled daughter from inside the residence.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Benton Boulevard looks different today
By 1912, Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards system had a budget of a little over $7 million per year.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Many at crowded school-closings meeting think decision already made
A crowd of about 700 flooded into East High School tonight in an effort to save seven Columbus public schools that are to be closed this summer in a cost-savings measure.