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Tuesday Apr 15 | GlobeNewswire

FEI Kansas City Honors Finance & Accounting Students at UMKC,...

The Kansas City chapter of Financial Executives International today announced four winners of its 2014 Academic Awards for outstanding students in Finance and Accounting, plus one legacy award to an outstanding student who is a child of an FEI Kansas City member.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Lees Summit, MO, University of Missouri, Washburn University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC Action News

Should we press mute on hateful speech?

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, the suspect in the shooting at the Jewish Community Center, has been described as a "raging anti-Semite" with a long history of racist views.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Preview: Water by the Spoonful Coming to the Unicorn Theatre, 4/23

Water by the Spoonful won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and playwright Hudes won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical for In the Heights When a young Iraqi war veteran returns home, he finds his mother is running a chat room for recovering addicts.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Mark Dacascos, Life, Veteran Affairs, Kansas City, MO, Odessa, MO

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Driving scared: Spate of random highway shootings has KC motorists looking over their shoulders

When it comes to taking his daughter to college in the morning, he avoids the more convenient Kansas City highways and maneuvers through backstreets.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The White House

President Obama Nominates Three to Serve on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Today, President Obama nominated Judge Nancy B. Firestone, Lydia Kay Griggsby, and Thomas L. Halkowski to serve on the United States Court of Federal Claims.

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Related Topix: Missouri

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Camera

Pianist to perform with local conductor who mentored him

Christopher Janwong McKiggan is making his second appearance on piano with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Jack Greenberg: Pursuing the Dreams of Brown and the Civil Rights...

Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Missouri

Wed Apr 09, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Long Lost Kansas Drag Queens

In 2008, friends Michael Boles and Robert Heishman discovered a trove of images from the heyday of Kansas City's underground drag ball culture.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Jackson County legislator withdraws from August primary due to felony conviction

Jackson County Legislator James Tindall has withdrawn his name from the August primary ballot after renewed assertions that his 1999 felony conviction disqualifies him from holding public office.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MO

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Kansas City Star

a Losta history of Panama Canal is now found in exhibit at KCa s Linda Hall Library

In a year busy with centennials - World War I and Union Station - make room for the Panama Canal.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Explosion, Weird

Kansas City InfoZine

Riverfront Reading April 2014

Her fourth book of poems, A Sunday in God-Years, was published in 2009 by University of Arkansas Press which also published her third, Trembling Air, a PEN USA finalist, 2003.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Arts, Poetry, Saint Louis University

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Wow! Kids step up to the challenge of our needy new puppy

Being told to "go jump in a lake" is usually a snarky kiss-off. But it's become a heartwarming call-to-action for a Missouri community whose effort to help the family of a 5-month-old boy with cancer has inspired thousands across the country to submerge themselves in cold bodies of water.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Kansas City, MO, Weird

The Kansas City Star

NCAA chief Mark Emmert slams union for college athletes

Being told to "go jump in a lake" is usually a snarky kiss-off. But it's become a heartwarming call-to-action for a Missouri community whose effort to help the family of a 5-month-old boy with cancer has inspired thousands across the country to submerge themselves in cold bodies of water.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Lenexa, KS

Boston.com

For Andr s Salguero, the kids are all right

Andres Salguero will release his debut album this month and tour the East Coast, with several shows in the Boston area Andrs Salguero still remembers the first time he was invited to perform for a group of children.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Jamaica-Plain, MA, Music, Entertainment

Sat Apr 05, 2014

MetaFilter

I'm trying to free Kansas City

Two friends and artists separately found troves of photos by the same photographer, documenting the drag balls of the 1950s and 1960s in Kansas City .

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Dissident Voice

The European Central Bank's War on Wages is Pushing Europe's Economy to the Brink

William K. Black, author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One , teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri Kansas City .

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Washington University in St. Louis

Castro named Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Mario Castro, MD, is congratulated by Dean Larry J. Shapiro, MD, after being named the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Saint Louis University, Genetics, Health

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Kansas Citya s mayor promotes Womena s Empowerment initiative

The city of Paris may have just elected its first woman mayor, but Kansas City mayor Sly James has come up with a blueprint to empower women that he believes is the first of its kind in the country and will provide a guide for other cities to follow.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Sports

CrimProf Blog

Royer et al. on Victim Gender and the Death Penalty

Caisa E. Royer , Amelia Courtney Hritz , Valerie P. Hans , Theodore Eisenberg , Martin T. Wells , John H. Blume III and Sheri Lynn Johnson have posted Victim Gender and the Death Penalty on SSRN.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Mass Transit

MO: Streetcar Opponents Outnumber Proponents at Court Hearing

April 02--Streetcar opponents far outnumbered proponents Tuesday as the debate over the future of streetcars in Kansas City moved from City Hall to a Jackson County courtroom.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Jackson County, MO, Tax

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