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  1. Lee's Summit plant closing will cost 225 jobsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Business Journal

    A semiconductor manufacturer's facility in Lee's Summit will close in November, erasing about 225 jobs and costing the area economy about $20 million a year.

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  2. Lee's Summit family goes pro with their craft beer, barbecue hobbies [PHOTOS]Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    Homebuilders by trade, the father-and-son team of Jeff and Josh Edwards are turning their two favorite hobbies of home brewing and competition barbecue into the newest brewpub in the Kansas City area.

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  3. Brownback confirms feds intercepted his callsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Business Journal

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback confirmed Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department intercepted phone calls between his office and a former senator, The New York Times reports.

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  4. Neighborhood dispute may be behind neo-Nazi fliersRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Business Journal

    What appeared to be an incursion by neo-Nazis in a Kansas City suburb appears to be a hoax, and could be an extreme case of a homeowners association squabble.

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  5. Lee's Summit man gets four years for mortgage fraudRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Business Journal

    Albert Roberts III of Lee's Summit received a four-year sentence in federal prison without parole after being found guilty of fraudulently obtaining $3.76 million in mortgages.

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  6. Ex-employee at KC architecture firm is sentenced in $5.3M embezzlementRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Business Journal

    A long-time employee who embezzled nearly $5.3 million from one of Kansas City's top architecture firms has been sentenced in federal court.

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  7. Explosions damage Grandview business, nearby homesRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Business Journal

    Multiple explosions engulfed a Grandview lawn equipment business in flames Tuesday evening, KCTV5 reports.

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  8. Craft beer soon will flow from a pair of brewers in Lee's SummitRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Business Journal

    Craft brewing is on the way in Lee's Summit. Fringe Beerworks officially opened in downtown Lee's Summit on Dec. 16. It is pouring other craft beers while waiting for permits that will let co-founders Mark Myers and Eddie Pease offer their own small-batch brews.

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  9. Former UMKC chancellor George Russell dies at 95Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Business Journal

    George Russell, a longtime chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City and later president of the University of Missouri System, died Tuesday at the age of 95. Services are scheduled for Friday at Langsford Funeral Home, 115 W. Third St., Lee's Summit.

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  10. Developers will break ground on $400M youth-sports-anchored projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Business Journal

    Developers of Paragon Star, a mixed-use project to be anchored by a youth sports complex at Interstate 470 and View High Drive in Lee's Summit, will break ground Wednesday for its $212 million first phase.

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  11. Lee's Summit shopping center flipped after being whipped by tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Business Journal

    Cohen Equities, a New York City-based commercial real estate firm, bought the Douglas Station Shopping Center in Lee's Summit as part of its value-add investment strategy two years ago and expected something big to result.

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  12. 'King of Green Cleaning' sentenced for underpaying employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Business Journal

    Gary Walker, owner of Magic Touch Cleaning Inc. in Lee's Summit, was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay $196,484 in restitution after being found guilty of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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  13. What will happen to area Bass Pro, Cabela's locations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Business Journal

    Springfield, Mo.-based Bass Pro Shops is acquiring Cabela's Inc., leaving Kansas City with a big question.

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  14. Lee's Summit weighs $225M mixed-use developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Business Journal

    The Lee's Summit Planning Commission on Tuesday will consider rezoning and conceptual plan approval for a $225 million mixed-use development northeast of Third Street and View High Drive on the fast-growing western side of the city.

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  15. Worker steals $5.3 million from architecture firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Business Journal

    A long-time employee of ACI Boland Architects pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to stealing nearly $5.3 million from the firm.

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  16. Area restaurants band together to support family of fallen KCK captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Business Journal

    Nine area Chili's restaurants are banding together to give back to the family of fallen Kansas City, Kan.

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  17. Summit Custom Homes scales national builders listRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Business Journal

    Summit Custom Homes LLC, the largest homebuilding firm in the Kansas City area, has moved up on Builder magazine's list of "The Next 100" for the fourth year in a row.

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  18. PAC tries to oust local board president, highest paid superintendent in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Business Journal

    Lee's Summit residents have formed a political action committee aimed at removing the school superintendent and board of education president from their roles, KMBC reports.

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  19. Fraud lesson: Retired teacher convicted in $3.7M fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Business Journal

    A federal jury convicted Albert Roberts III on four counts of wire fraud related to a $3.7 million mortgage scheme.

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  20. Wichita gym owner bulks up KC presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Business Journal

    A Wichita health club operator is adding four Gold's Gym locations in the Kansas City area to its stack, the Wichita Business Journal reports.

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