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    Wednesday Jul 19 | Landmark

    A developer who had proposed two high-density, multi-family housing units in eastern Platte County is responding to an array of criticism from area residents who are concerned about the plan's potential impact on the surrounding area. Todd Lieberman, senior vice president of Brinshore Development, said the company is responding to a barrage of criticism from residents by "re-considering all our options."

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    Jun 19, 2017 | Landmark

    Park Hill Superintendent Dr. Jeanette Cowherd will earn an annual base salary of $218,400 in the 2017-18 school year. It's a four percent increase over the 2016-2017 school year.

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    May 25, 2017 | Landmark

    Mara Tharp is the winner of the 36th annual The Landmark English award, an annual honor given to a Platte County R-3 High School senior. The award was begun in 1982 to foster an interest in the English language among young people.

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    May 24, 2017 | Landmark

    The Watkins Foundation is launching a project to help recover lost histories of descendants of slaves and slave owners in the Kansas City area and invites the public to attend a kick-off meeting at Park University on Sunday, May 28, 2017. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Meeting House at Park University at 3:00 p.m. Along with learning more about the project, participants can help preserve a lost history, most of which are unknown to historians and the community.

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    May 15, 2017 | Landmark

    A drug deal that went bad resulted in a gunfight at a home not far from Zona Rosa and Park Hill High School, the death of an 18-year-old man and the arrest of the young drug dealer on charges of second degree murder. Dominic E. Pineda, 17, faces the murder charge as well as charges of felony armed criminal action and attempted distribution of a controlled substance in a protected location.

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    May 15, 2017 | Landmark

    Platte County will be one of the prime spots for the once-in-a-lifetime celestial event in August. Platte County could also turn into a magnet for tourists that weekend.

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    Apr 30, 2017 | Landmark

    The American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report revealed that 38.9 percent of the U.S. population lives in counties with unhealthy levels of ozone pollution or particle pollution. According to the American Lung Association, the 125 million Americans living in 204 counties where elevated levels of air pollution were detected are at a heightened risk for premature death and other serious health concerns.

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    Apr 30, 2017 | Landmark

    Two former female employees of Challenge Manufacturing near KCI in Platte County have filed separate and distinct employee discrimination lawsuits alleging they were subjected to unlawful discrimination in violation of the Missouri Human Rights Act. Nancy Guerrero of Kansas City, Kan., and Samantha Flynn of Kansas City filed a lawsuit in Platte County after receiving right-to-sue letters from the Missouri Commission on Human Rights.

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    Apr 17, 2017 | Landmark

    A man dressed in all black tactical gear raised suspicions of a witness who reported the sighting to KCI Airport Police. The man was subsequently arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a weapon and receiving stolen property.

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    Apr 2, 2017 | Landmark

    A 28-year-old man allegedly assaulted a law enforcement officer with his vehicle while attempting to flee law enforcement in a chase that included some time in a field. The Platte County Prosecutor's Office charged Derrick Smith of Kansas City with a felony of resisting a lawful stop, a misdemeanor of assault and a misdemeanor of making a false report.

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    Apr 2, 2017 | Landmark

    From a test kitchen designed to help individuals learn culinary skills to learning hands-on how to sew a pair of pants, the Mid-Continent Public Library system is exploring new ways it serves the public. "I believe that a library can be a lot more," said Steve Potter, library director and CEO.

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    Mar 9, 2017 | Landmark

    It's time for The Landmark's annual Bracket Battle, Platte County's original, longest-running and most fun bracket contest held in conjunction with the mens national college basketball tournament. It's the most talked about bracket contest in the Northland.

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    Feb 5, 2017 | Landmark

    Their new budget indicates county commissioners expect to spend more on legal services in 2017 than originally anticipated. Action taken at Monday's meeting could be an indication why.

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    Jan 29, 2017 | Landmark

    The Menards store, long anticipated by many home improvement shoppers in this area, will be opening very soon in Platte County. The store, located at Hwy.

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    Jan 24, 2017 | Landmark

    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution safeguards freedom of speech and of the press, but boundaries to free speech continue to be tested. Steve Youngblood, a director of the Center for Global Peace Journalism and associate professor of communication arts at Park University, says there is a growing number of journalists and journalism organizations that are concerned about free press issues and impending threats to free speech around the world.

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    Jan 24, 2017 | Landmark

    The Supreme Court of Missouri has reversed the Jackson County Circuit Court's ruling that found establishing a minimum wage ordinance for Kansas City unconstitutional, which blocked the measure from appearing on a 2015 ballot. Written in an eight-page opinion by Judge Paul C. Wilson, the Supreme Court reverses the trial court's judgment and orders the city to move forward with placing the proposed minimum wage ordinance before voters.

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    Jan 16, 2017 | Landmark

    Some recent closed sessions held by the Platte County Commission appear to be tied to the absence of the county human resources director from the administration building. As previously reported by The Landmark, Mary Robinson, the county's human resources director since 2009, has not been on the job since sometime in early-to-mid December.

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    Dec 30, 2016 | Landmark

    Platte County and a county public works department employee are being sued by a woman injured in a traffic accident involving the employee. Jennifer J. Hevalow, 39, of Smithville is seeking damages from Platte County, the public works employee identified as Corey A. Mayer, 34, of Kansas City, and another person allegedly involved in the March 9, 2016 crash.

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    Dec 14, 2016 | Landmark

    CVS Pharmacy will build a new 762,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Platte County that is expected to bring a few hundred new jobs to the region.

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    Dec 14, 2016 | Landmark

    Discount grocer ALDI will open a new location Thursday in the Tiffany Springs Market Center at 8780 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City in Platte County. With 20 ALDI grocery stores now in the Kansas City metropolitan area, this fast-growing discount retailer appears to be taking the city by storm.

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