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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 $459,900 which is roughly $142/per square foot. More Leawood information.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Missouri wins latest battle in border war, swiping two companies from Kansas

Missouri has apparently won another round in the continuing border war with Kansas that involves using tax incentives to entice businesses to move across the state line that runs through the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Hello Dolly Presented by the Leawood Stage Company

Hello Dolly is currently playing at the Leawood Stage Company located at the Amphitheater at Ironwoods Park in Leawood, Kan.

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Merced Sun-Star

Young Kansas boy scores victory for literacy

City officials in Leawood, Kan., have reversed course after ordering a 9-year-old boy to tear down the little free library he built in his front yard for Mother's Day.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Tax consultant recants claim Brownback's office helping purge tax appeals board

An Overland Park tax consultant backtracked Wednesday on claims he worked with Gov. Sam Brownback's office on a "final solution" to his longtime grievances with the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals.

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Korea Herald

Little libraries build community, love for books

Some parents buy a dog or cat when their children leave home. When her son Jack Gavron heads to college in the fall, Mindy Fox will get a library.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Planetizen

The Perils of Whimsy: Bookshelf Reveals Community Dysfunction

A small town in Kansas exposed itself to ridicule not so long ago with their crack-down on a Little Free Library.

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Prairie Village Post

Back to dominant form, Country Club of Leawood repeats at CCSAKC champs

Country Club of Leawood on Friday proved that it's still the dominant force in the Country Club Swim Association of Kansas City.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Island Packet

Little libraries build community and love for books

When her son Jack Gavron heads to college in the fall, Mindy Fox will get a library.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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