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Friday Sep 12 | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Forthcoming Event for September 16, 2014: The Economy: Does More...

How much does the government really know about people's wants and needs? And is there a clear market failure that policy can address? A back-and-forth expression of conflicting views spills into this event featuring Stephanie Kelton, chair of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Department of Economics, and University of Missouri economics professor Joseph Haslag, who will discuss the government's proper role in the economy and take audience members' written questions.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Effectiveness of urban stormwater control measures in a 100-acre test site

Talebi, L., Y. Ma, R. Pitt, D. O'Bannon, AND M. Simon. Effectiveness of urban stormwater control measures in a 100-acre test site.

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UPI

Gallery shows Missouri grandma's quilted penises

A grandmother whose time working at a sex toy factory inspired her to quilt "giant penises" is displaying her work at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Holly Stewart, whose gallery show was partially funded by a Kickstarter campaign, said the pieces on display in her "Holly Polyester: Local Grandmother Quilts Giant Penises" gallery show combine her love of crafting with her fascination with the subject matter.

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Business Journal

UMKC narrows down pool of architects to design downtown arts campus

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has narrowed down the list of potential architects to design Phase I of the proposed downtown arts campus, KCUR reports.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Hays Daily News

HMC adds 4 cardiologists to staff

Dr. Andrew Carter completed medical school in Chicago, followed by his internship and residency in Aurora, Colo. He finished his studies with fellowships in Washington and Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Kansas City, MO

Business Journal

UNM, NMSU don't reach the top in U.S. News and World Report's rankings

The University of New Mexico was in a five-way tie for 189th place and New Mexico State University's rank was not published in a list compiled by U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News and World Report has released their National Universities Rankings, revealing Princeton to be the top school in the country.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, University of Houston, Missouri

Kansas City InfoZine

September 2014 Riverfront Readings, Friday

Her poem "Ante el rA o/Before the River" was selected by the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum in 2013 to promote Day of the Dead. Caraza is an Award Winning Finalist in the "Fiction: Multicultural" category of the 2013 International Book Awards.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Kansas City, MO

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Business: SCCC cashier receives Recognition of Service Excellence award

Dr. Jerell J. Wilson has opened Wilson Family Dental at 1811 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Dr. Wilson offers a full range of both comprehensive general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, MO, Missouri, Kansas City, MO, St Charles County, MO, O'Fallon, MO

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Business: SCCC cashier receives Recognition of Service Excellence award

Dr. Jerell J. Wilson has opened Wilson Family Dental at 1811 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Dr. Wilson offers a full range of both comprehensive general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, MO, Missouri, Kansas City, MO, St Charles County, MO, O'Fallon, MO

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Business Journal

Saint Luke's docs join list of world's most influential scientists

Two cardiologists at Saint Luke's Mid-America Heart Institute have been included on a list of the 300 most influential minds in clinical medicine.

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KMIZ

KC Chamber updates 'Big 5' ideas for growth

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce says it's making strides toward meeting its top goals for the region.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Lacee Ebert prepares to step into ballet leadership role

Lacee Ebert, daughter of Barbara Ebert, artistic director of Ballet Midwest and founder of Barbara's Conservatory of Dance, has become the ballet co-director of the ballet and dance school to prepare for her mother's retirement.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Topeka, KS

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Inspiring teacher at Kapaun dies at age 55

When Renee LaFever interviewed for her first teaching job at Kapaun Mount Carmel High School in Wichita, Sister Kathleen Gilbert, principal at the time, jotted some impressions on LaFever's application.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Kansas City, KS, Kansas State University

Education Week

Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

School boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices still often aren't heard.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Princeton University, Kansas City, MO, York College of Pennsylvania

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

USAO announces hiring of basketball coach

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has announced the hiring of Doug Hall as the new head basketball coach.

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Related Topix: University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma, Winfield, KS

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Altus Times

Hospital adds family practice specialist

Jackson County Memorial Hospital welcomes Kimberly Wirths, M.D., to the Medical Clinic at 201 South Park Lane in Altus.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Kansas City, MO, Springfield, MO

Greenwich Citizen

Charter high schools disappearing in Missouri

Only one alternative charter high school is still operating in Missouri, prompting supporters to suggest the state change the way it measures progress at a school that serves only students who struggle academically or drop out.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Commerce

Robert A. Curtis, a resident of Mashpee, has been named executive chairman of the Trudeau Institute, a medical research institute in Saranac Lake, New York.

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Related Topix: Mashpee, MA, Woods Hole, MA, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

Men with K.C. ties provide support to Israel's Lone Soldiers

Earlier this month Jason Barnett helped issue Israeli IDs to new immigrants who will be joining the IDF in three months.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Missouri

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

EyeVerify gets $6 million more in equity funding

A Chinese security company, Qihoo 360 Technology, plus Wells Fargo and Sprint are participants in an equity funding round of more than $6 million for EyeVerify Inc. EyeVerify, based in Kansas City, Kan., has patented biometric technology that uses "eyeprints" instead of passwords or fingerprints for identification on smart devices.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS, Cameras, Entertainment

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