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5 min ago | Missourian

Missouri-Kansas City going smoke free on Aug. 1

As of Aug. 1, the University of Missouri-Kansas City will enforce a smoking ban on all university-owned or leased property.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Citizen

'Stag and Doe' to open at Blyth Festival - July 24

Everyone loves a party! Especially when it celebrates two people in love and who are about to tie the knot.


Related Topix: Wedding, North America, Canada, World News, Kansas City, MO

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

UMKC enterprise center nabs funds for KC entrepreneurs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Free Enterprise Center snagged private funds to bolster technology for students and entrepreneurs.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Amendment 5 Would Expand Gun Rights In Missouri

Amendment 5, a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment on the Aug. 5 ballot, seeks to protect further the right to bear arms.


Related Topix: Missouri, Guns, Prison


Professor: Downed plane could lead to growing international crisis

Speculation that a Malaysia Airlines with 295 people on board was shot down by a ground-to-air missile is raising concerns of a growing international crisis.


Cherokee Nation

bringing its History & Humanities Course to Kansas City

The Cherokee Nation is bringing its history and humanities course to Kansas City, Missouri, on July 25-27.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Events

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

Wichita State selects director for dental residency program

Keith Pickus , interim dean of Wichita State's College of Health Professions, announced the change in a memo to university staff.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

University of Missouri-Kansas City ranks among highest for net price

The University of Missouri-Kansas City rates in the top 10 on a list it wants no part of.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Book of Liz Returns to Custom Made Theatre, Now thru 8/2

Custom Made is thrilled to bring back The Book of Liz for a fourth hysterical run, after setting box office records in 2009, 2011, and 2013.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Strangers with Candy, Kansas City, MO, Theater, Arts

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Show-Me Even More Cash for the Kansas City Toy Train Streetcar

Take a look at the Missouri plan to fund the Kansas City Toy Train Streetcar if/when phase deux doubles down on more taxes for local support .


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

All About Jazz

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra: Shrimp Tale

Light flourishes, grand pronouncements, fleeting and flitting figures, sudden shifts in mood, and wide emotional arcs are part and parcel of the music created by the Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra.


Related Topix: University of Miami, Missouri, University of Southern California

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Proposed amendment would make Missouri gun rights among the strongest

The "strict scrutiny" portion of the proposal would be the biggest change for Missouri residents, said Allen Rostron, a professor of constitutional law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


Related Topix: Missouri

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Religion News Service

Lobby Hobby * Meriam's saga * Mormon purge?: June's Religious Freedom Recap

Welcome back to the Religious Freedom Recap. As World Cup fever rages on, let's kick off in the Americas.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Transgender, New York

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The City Wire

The President's war

Dr. Robert Willoughby, who first came to UAFS in 2006, has been head of the department since 2010.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, US News

Fri Jun 27, 2014


2 Ashland City Carnival workers arrested in 2 days

One of the men is on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's sex offender registry and the other is suspect in a vehicular homicide case in Georgia.


Related Topix: Drug Testing, Cheatham County, TN, Family, Parenting


Developer says he will 'preserve' RCA Studio A or move on

"We have saved an historic building for awhile" seemed to be a general reaction to word late Friday that a Brentwood developer would not move ahead with imminent plans to tear down Nashville's RCA Studio A, but many who attended the meeting Friday at the studio wondered what would happen when the next developer comes along.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Northeast News

The always fashionable Brookside Hotel

This week, we take a look at the lobby of the Brookside Hotel located at 54th Street and Brookside Boulevard.


Related Topix: Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO