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University of Kansas
March 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The estate of a longtime University of Kansas art history professor has donated another $1.1 million to the university. The gift announced Thursday brings the total donations from Marilyn Stokstad's estate to the university to more than $2.3 million. Stokstad was a professor...
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March 13, 2017 - 11:28 am
The field is set for the NCAA men's basketball tournament, and all three Division I Kansas teams are in. The top seeds are Villanova, Kansas, North Carolina and Gonzaga. Villanova is the first overall seed as it seeks a second straight national championship. The Wildcats head the East Regional,...
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Dan Weinbaum
March 13, 2017 - 11:05 am
Martin City's 30th annual St Patrick's Day Parade drew a big crowd Sunday, with pipers, classic cars and mounted patrols among the 54 entries. The Grand Marshal for this year was Ian Byrne, member of Kansas City-based Irish band, The Elders. "I'm very, very honored to be the Grand Marshal of Martin...
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AP / Stranger Fruit
March 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - A convenience store is disputing a new documentary's claims that surveillance video suggests Michael Brown didn't rob the store before he was fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014. Filmmaker Jason Pollock tells The New York Times he believes the previously...
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Kansas City Museum
Kansas City Museum
March 13, 2017 - 10:25 am
Kansas City, MO - As the Kansas City Museum launches a new capital campaign Monday its curators are asking for more than financial support -- they want personal stories. The new HUB project (Historical Urban Base) will collect personal and neighborhood stories about what makes Kansas City unique,...
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March 11, 2017 - 4:40 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A jury in Missouri's Jackson County has convicted a 20-year-old man for his role in the 2015 death of an eighth-grade student at a water park. The Kansas City Star reports jurors on Thursday convicted Isaac M. Carter of Kansas City of involuntary manslaughter and armed...
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March 10, 2017 - 12:48 am
The snow plows haven't moved much this winter in Kansas City...but the crews are ready to go. "Our trucks have gotten a nice rest, but they are ready for the snow." said Beth Breitenstein, spokeswoman with the KC Public Works Department. "The crews are out today applying brine, which is a salt and...
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USA Today
March 09, 2017 - 10:40 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Deandre Burnett scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half, and Mississippi beat 14th-seeded Missouri 86-74 Thursday night at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Rebels (20-12), the six seed, won their fourth in five games trying to improve their postseason resume...
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