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  1. 4 Corinth area moms turn shared passion for decor into Spruce, new shop in Old LeawoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Prairie Village Post

    Over several years getting to know each other as the parents of girls attending Corinth Elementary School together, northeast Johnson County moms Christy Higgins, Kristi O'Keefe, Leslie Slaughter and Christie Walton discovered a shared passion for creative, classy home decor. After working together on dozens of school PTA campaigns and Girl Scout gatherings , the foursome decided to turn that shared passion into a new project, a home decor store that opened its doors in the Old Leawood Shops at Somerset Drive and Lee Boulevard this week, Spruce Home .


  2. Metro comes together to provide Thanksgiving for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... "The first year, I think we helped less than 100 families and now we're packing meals for 1,700," Akers said. In Leawood, KS, the giving continued as volunteers packed meals for 500 families living in low income housing. It was all thanks to ...


  3. Apple co-founder, spouse award scholarships during KU visitRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | University of Kansas

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and his wife, Janet, awarded four scholarships today during their 2 p.m. presentation at the Lied Center. The Entrepreneurship Award was given to senior marketing student Payden Miller, of Frontenac; the Information Systems scholarship was awarded to Lindsey Poulter, of Lenexa; recipients of the UKanTeach for School of Engineering Award are Brandon Huddleston, of Harper, and Christopher Birzer, of Leawood; recipients of the Education Ed-Tech scholarship in honor of Dr. Ron Aust are Vanessa Schott, of Shawnee, and Alison Crane, of Overland Park, Kan.


  4. KVC Health Systems' 2015 Charity Gala Brings Community Together to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Watersblogged

    ... will take place on a Saturday with doors opening at 7 p.m. The event is chaired by Bonne Illig and her team from Leawood, Kan. private jeweler VanBrock. Lead sponsors for the event are The Kelly Family Foundation, VanBrock, Bank of Blue Valley, ...


  5. Oz's Maq Donuts House leaving north Leawood home at end of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Prairie Village Post

    Come December 31, a northeast Johnson County institution will be leaving the space it's called home since the late 1980s. Oz's Maq Donuts House owner Maq Qadir said he had received notice from his landlord that his space in the Ranchmart South shopping center would no longer be available to him at the end of the year.


  6. Oil Tumbles to Two-Month Low as U.S. Crude Stockpiles IncreaseRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | The Washington Post

    ... to keep rising," Matt Sallee, who helps manage $13.2 billion in oil-related assets at Tortoise Capital Advisors in Leawood, Kansas, said by phone. "Inventories are going to start drawing in short order." Stockpiles in developed economies are 210 ...


  7. Merriam police program provides families GPS devices to help if child with autism wanders awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Prairie Village Post

    ... The persons now using the devices range from five years old to adult. The devices include wrist bands and watches. A Leawood-based company, Precise Innovations , is the provider of the devices. Jennifer Smith of the Autism Society of the Heartland ...


  8. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Prairie Village Post

    ... site of the demolished Dillard's building. [ Ward Parkway Center will add 6 more restaurants - Kansas City Star ] Leawood restaurant company sold . HRI, a Leawood company that owns such restaurant brands as Houlihans, announced that it has been sold ...


  9. Police officers push for mental health networkRead the original story

    Monday Nov 9 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... experiencing a mental health crisis. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Overland Park police officer Tom Keary and Leawood police officer Ken Whiteside have urged the interim committee to establish the network as an alternative to jail or a state ...


  10. HRI Agrees to Be Acquired by York Capital ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Restaurant News Resource

    ... an affiliate of Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1972 and located in Leawood, KS, HRI is a diversified restaurant holding company focused on polished casual dining and fine dining that develops and owns ...


  11. Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for AMC Entertainment HoldingsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 9 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and internationally. It owned or interests in theatres and screens. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is based in Leawood, Kansas. " 10/21/2015 - AMC Entertainment Holdings had its price target lowered by analysts at MKM Partners from $42.00 to ...


  12. Coalition seeks new involuntary option for people in mental health crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | The Capital-Journal

    ... times, they are loaded into a vehicle and driven to a state hospital, if a spare bed can be secured. He joined with Leawood police officer Ken Whiteside to urge an interim committee of the Kansas Legislature to draw upon the experience of Texas and ...


  13. Hundreds turn out Saturday to donate to Project WarmthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | KCTV5

    ... the gently used items that also includes gloves, scarves and hats for those in need. At Town Center Plaza in Leawood, KS, people lined up to give back. Carole Hillestad donated about 15 coats, most of which were her mothers. She passed away a few ...


  14. No. 36 Kansas Set to Close Out Fall Season in HawaiiRead the original story

    Friday Nov 6 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... to be the second time in as many years that he has played in the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic. Last season, the Leawood, Kansas native recorded two rounds in the 60's and finished with a score of 214 (+1) to finish tied for 17th. Heading into this ...


  15. Consulting firm's CEO named new Kansas commerce secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... nd about 250 employees. Secretary Pat George resigned in July to become a nonprofit group's CEO. Brownback nominated Leawood businessman George Hansen for the post in August, but Hansen later withdrew.


  16. Oil accelerates to eight-week high on refiners operating rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Canberra Times

    ... season is winding down," said Rob Thummel, a managing director and portfolio manager at Tortoise Capital Advisors in Leawood, Kansas, who helps manage $US13.2 billion. "We're seeing strong demand for gasoline, diesel and jet fuel in the US. Even ...


  17. KU to honor 253 seniors from Johnson County high schoolsRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2015 | University of Kansas

    ... collect reservations, coordinate details and serve as local contacts for the event. Anne and Bill Blessing, of Leawood, are the site and county coordinators. The Kansas Honors Program is made possible by KU Endowment and proceeds from the Jayhawk ...


  18. World Series battle lines drawn in Daily Gazette newsroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Gazette

    By Zachary Matson Mark McGuire Gazette Reporter New Daily Gazette news reporter Zachary Matson, a Kansas City Royals fan who grew up in Leawood, Kansas, and Executive Sports Editor Mark McGuire, a Long Island native and New York Mets fan, have been talking trash in advance of the World Series, which starts tonight .


  19. AMC Entertainment Holdings Lifted to "Hold" at ZacksRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and internationally. It owned or interests in theatres and screens. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is based in Leawood, Kansas. " Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings ( NYSE:AMC ) traded up 2.62% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $26.68. ...


  20. Funeral services held Saturday for part-time police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A Topekan and part-time Louisburg Police officer will be laid to rest Saturday after he was killed in an Overland Park car wreck. Services are scheduled for 1:00 Saturday afternoon at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood following visitation.


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