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FULL CIRCLEBy Bill Althausbill.althaus@examiner.netImagine the pressure of replacing a Hall of Famer like George Brett at third base.Countless families in the metro area have named their children after the Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer and he is honored with a statue at Kauffman Stadium.When it comes to replacing a legend, the pressure often leads to failure.That was not the case with...

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The city of Sugar Creek will ask voters whether to extend its city boundaries eastward by 2,700 acres on the Nov. 4 ballot.The land of this annexation proposal is generally south of the Missouri River, north of Courtney Atherton Road, east...

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One hundred and fifty years ago this week, Civil War fighters rolled through Independence, for the second time in a little more than two years.It was near the end of Confederate Gen. Sterling Price’s daring and doomed raid across...

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The CW's The 100 returns this week for Season 2 with more post-apocalyptic tales and a new focus, as...

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Besides Kauffman Stadium, there was another place in the Kansas City metropolitan area where hundreds of people donning blue collectively chanted “let’s go Royals” on Tuesday.Families, friends and students all gathered...

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Five ways you can have fun this weekend:1. The big movies opening this week are “Ouija,” a PG-13 horror movie about a ouija board; and “John Wick,” an R thriller starring Keanu Reeves as a hitman forced to come out of retirement.

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Dear Dave,My husband will be leaving his full-time job in a year so that he can go back to school full-time and finish his degree. We’ve both agreed this is what we want to do, but it means that we’ll go from a yearly income of $90,000 to...

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In 1985, the Kansas City Royals climbed on the back of Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett and rode their way to the lone World Series championship in team history.Every time Brett emerged on the field, he was besieged by microphones,...

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