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Leawood, Kansas is located in Johnson County. Zip codes in Leawood, KS include 66206, 66211, and 66209. The median home price in Leawood is $500,000 which is roughly $144/per square foot. More Leawood information.

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17 hrs ago | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

JCCC's Nerman Museum receives gift from Cohen Charitable Trust

A first-floor space in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will become the Kansas Focus Gallery, thanks to gifts from the Barton P. and Mary Davidson Cohen Charitable Trust, as well as the donation of the Barton P. Cohen and Mary Davidson Cohen art collection from Leawood resident Mary Davidson Cohen.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Retail Roundup: Scheels installs last bolt; Woof Gang Bakery eyes OP

To celebrate, the sporting goods store is hosting a last bolt ceremony Wednesday at the Corbin Park retail center at 135th Street and Metcalf Avenue.

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She Knows

Neighbors say curb appeal is more important than helping kids read

Have you seen a "take one book, leave one book" Little Free Library box in your town? While the idea of sharing literature inspires many, some feel the boxes are unsightly.

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ABA Journal

Boy's 'little free library' gets temporary exemption from town's ban on detached structures

As a result of action on Monday by the Leawood, Kansas, City Council, 9-year-old Spencer Collins will be able to put his "little free library" back into his front yard, report the Kansas City Star , KSHB and KMBC .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Baby boomers have the highest rate of suicide

Nancy Wolfe of Leawood, Kan., was 55 when, quite calmly, she asked her longtime companion for one more hug before he set out for work on a December morning in 2009.

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Prairire Village Post

Library set free! Leawood moratorium allows Collins family to reinstall Little Free Library

Spencer Collins asked the Leawood City Council on Monday to allow his family to put its Little Free Library back in their front yard.

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Cincinnati.com

Mexican restaurant to open at Newport on the Levee

Mexican restaurant to open at Newport on the Levee Redondo Taqueria to feature items from Food Network star Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1lOHSR6 Michael Ehnhardt, of Rizzo Brothers Painting, paints around light switches inside Redondo Taqueria, under construction at Newport on the Levee.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Kos

9 Year old KC Area Boy Wins, Little Libraries now Legal

A few weeks ago, a young man got into a bit of trouble putting up his Little Library on the side of a small street in Leawood, Kansas one of Kansas City's suburbs.

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KMBC-TV

Leawood set to revisit little free library controversy

The Leawood City Council will take up a controversy Monday evening that thrust the city into headlines around the world.

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The Capital-Journal

Roberts, Wolf elevate attack dosages in Senate race

U.S. Senate candidates Pat Roberts and Milton Wolf applied renewed vigor Monday to favorite campaign attacks as their Republican primary race in Kansas entered its final month.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Journal

Renaissance Financial adds space to grow

Renaissance Financial Corp. moved into a new office in Overland Park to give more visibility to an operation that is the fastest growing in the firm.

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Business Journal

Renaissance Financial adds space to grow

Renaissance Financial moved into the Lighton II Building at 7400 College Blvd. in Overland Park to give more visibility to an operation that is the fastest growing in the firm.

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Real Clear Politics

The Progressive 'Togetherness' Cult

"Government," former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank once said, "is simply the name we give for the things we choose to do together."

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

KCTV5

Fairway discussing logistics of Little Free Libraries

Leawood, KS, had told a 9-year-old boy and his family to take down their display of books to borrow and now the Fairway, KS, community is putting the brakes on the Little Libraries.

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Ag Professional

Verdesian Life Sciences acquires SFP

Verdesian Life Sciences announced that it has acquired Specialty Fertilizer Products , a Leawood, Kansas-based company focused on fertilizer efficiency products.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Government sees some sunshine

Whatever the weather Tuesday in Kansas, the state will newly enjoy some sunshine – the kind that lets citizens better see and scrutinize their government.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Search, arrest warrant affidavits to become available to public Tuesday in Kansas

Starting Tuesday, Kansas will join the rest of the nation in providing public access to documents in which law enforcement gives details about why they searched or arrested someone.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Prairire Village Post

Renovation Sensation sets date for 10th anniversary tour

Renovation Sensation directly benefits SM East's SHARE program. SHARE, recognized as the largest student-led community service organization in the country, is an integral part of SM East and creates the opportunity for students to serve their community.

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Examiner.com

The heat brings a format change at the State Line Amateur Tour

The State Line Amateur Tour sponsored by the Kansas City Golf Association finished play at the Ironhorse Golf Course in Leawood, Kan.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Little boy to beg city council to spare his Little Free Library

Can a library be illegal? The city of Leawood says yes, but a little boy hopes to change their opinion on the matter.

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