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  1. Woman pleads guilty in designer drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Business Journal

    A Lee's Summit woman pleaded guilty to being part of an Olathe company that sold millions of dollars in synthetic drugs. Cindy McRoberts , 49, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., to one count of conspiracy to distributed controlled substances and analagues of controlled substances.

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  2. Are tax notifications fair, or just loopholes?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    A debate about whether Missouri businesses should be punished for changes in tax laws they didn't know about is back on in Jefferson City, The Kansas City Star reports.

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  3. Cooler, gloomy conditions for your SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMBC-TV

    Lower temperatures, higher wind, a chance of rain and even a possible snowflake or two are all part of the forecast on Sunday, but conditions will turn around in a big way on Monday. EAST-WEST LIKE ALONG I 70, MAKE SURE YOU HANG ONTO THE WHEEL TIGHTLY BECAUSE THAT WIND IS GOING TO BE GIVING YOUR VEHICLE A LITTLE PUSH FOR TODAY.

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  4. Mayor's Character Breakfast Resounding SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    On Thursday morning, January 22nd, Lee's Summit Cares presented their annual 'Mayor's Character Breakfast'. The event highlights and recognizes those in the Lee's Summit community that have shown, by their actions, that they are examples of exemplary character traits.

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  5. Bond Issue On April BallotRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    The Lee's Summit R-7 Board of Education unanimously approved the placement of a $40 million dollar no-tax-increase bond issue on the April 7 ballot. School District superintendent, stated the bond issue is designed to benefit all students and schools, expand nationally recognized programs, and protect the investment in facilities and save money by reducing expenses.

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  6. Local VFW Post Recognizes Teachers For Citizenship EducationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    The Lee's Summit Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5789 recently honored several Lee's Summit R-7 teachers for their efforts in the area of citizenship education. Terri Sheets, a teacher at Meadow Lane Elementary, and Lawrence Whittlesey, a teacher at Lee's Summit West High School, received the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award from Post 5789 during a Jan. 10 ceremony in Lee's Summit.

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  7. Google Fiber Service Coming To Lee's Summit In 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    Subcontracting crews are currently installing infrastructure in the area including Lakewood. Expect to see crews digging in easements.

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  8. Arts, Economic Impact Interlock Around LSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    From high school shows to MCC-Longview's Black Box Theatre and Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street's Music in the Park to movie night at Legacy Park, artistic events and festivals not only bring people to Lee's Summit, it encourages spending before and after those events. And as the 'arts corridor' that stretches from Legacy Park through Downtown Lee's Summit and into Longview continues to take shape, so will the economic impact of the arts around town.

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  9. LSSC Enjoys Success Thanks To A Pair Of ProsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    A group just shy of 4600 people enter the Independence Events Center throughout the winter months to be entertained by the Missouri Comets indoor soccer club. The average attendance for each game is one of the best in the Major Arena Soccer League, the new league the Comets play in.

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  10. City Looks To The Future Of Solid Waste ServicesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    With the Lee's Summit Municipal landfill expected to close in 2018 due to it reaching its permitted capacity, the City of Lee's Summit is taking steps to preserve recycling programs and other solid waste services by pursuing a contract based on a privatization proposal. locally and regionally recognized environmental programs and solid waste services.

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  11. Noticeably cooler for your SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KMBC-TV

    INDEPENDENCE, LEE'S SUMMIT IN THE UPPER 50'S. WE WILL DROP TO ABOUT 50 DEGREES THIS EVENING.

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  12. Public Meeting On Relocating Main Postal FacilityRead the original story

    Saturday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    The United States Postal Service is considering the relocation of retail services at the main postal facility located at 210 SW Market St., Lee's Summit, to the location at 1404 SW Market Street. In a letter to Lee's Summit Mayor Randy Rhoads, Marla J. Larsen-Williams, Real Estate Specialist with the USPS explained the that the relocation must be considered 'because the Postal Service is facing the most critical period in its history.'

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  13. Veteran Of The Skies Enjoys Another FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    Lee's Summit native Fred Marschel worked for the Lee's Summit Airport for over 25 years as a pilot, served as Air National Commissioner, and was well known at the world's largest Fly In Convention. The Crossroads Hospice Gift of a Day program aims to create the perfect day for their patients.

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  14. Lee's Summit Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    The event began with an exhibition and reception at 5 p.m. featuring local artists and a presentation from 41 Action News Emmy Award-winning Reporter, Jenna Hanchard. Mayor Randy Rhoads and City Manager Steve Arbo served as the master of ceremonies.

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  15. Apple Pie Painting Launches New Features Set to Revolutionize the Sip and Paint IndustryRead the original story

    Saturday | PRLog US Entertainment

    Apple Pie Painting announced an exciting new feature to their private painting parties. The mobile Sip and Paint party company is the only painting party company in the U.S. to offer customized Painting Party Kits so that anyone can experience.

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  16. Kim Fowler of The Portable ChefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    January 24, 2015 Kim Fowler, owner of The Portable Chef By Stephanie Edwards of the Tribune In 1996, with a milestone birthday looming, Kim Fowler made a choice that would alter the rest of her life. 'On my thirtieth birthday, I had an epiphany that I wanted to own my own catering company,' she explained.

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  17. Lee's Summit Woman Pleads Guilty in Multimillion-dollar Designer Drug CaseRead the original story

    Saturday | Kansas City InfoZine

    According to court records, McRoberts was an employee who worked for co-defendants Tracy Picanso and Roy Ehrett, who owned Olathe-based businesses that produced and sold dangerous controlled substances and controlled substance analogues of THC and methcathinones . They used the Internet to market their products under exotic names including Pump It, Head Trip, Black Arts, Grave Digger, Voodoo Doll and Lights Out.

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  18. Mormon missionaries explain their work in MissouriRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Missourian

    It's a familiar sight in Maryville - a familiar sight, in fact, in thousands of towns and cities all across the United States - two lanky, clean-cut young men in dress slacks, collared shirts and neckties walk down a residential street carrying satchels, occasionally stopping to ring someone's doorbell. In a blue-jean and T-shirt world, the men stick out like roses in a yard full of dandelions, and as they pass, many people just automatically think, "There go the Mormon missionaries."

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  19. Another T.A.K.E. self-defense class set for Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KMBC-TV

    CALL THE TIPS HOTLINE AT 816-474-TIPS. A GROUP OF YOUNG WOMEN ARE LEARNING HOW TO DEFEND THEMSELVES SO THEY DON'T BECOME VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES.

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  20. Voters to decide on $40 million no-tax-increase bond issue to build...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Lee's Summit Journal

    A $40 million no-tax increase bond issue to build a new technology academy and innovation campus in Lee's Summit is now in the hands of voters. Click to Continue >>

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