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Posted at 7:46 AM

It's hard to admit when you're wrong and even harder to endure the consequences of being stubborn. If he said "I told you so," once, he's said it a hundred times, and this time, he was right. After running a high temperature for three days, along with an annoying cough, I thought it would be a good idea to go for a weekend girls trip to the wineries. It's become an annual trip, planned months in advance, with the women in the family, and I wasn't about to miss it. The night...

Posted at 7:08 AM

50 YEARS AGO The following items were taken from the Oct. 3 through 9, 1965, Examiner. • The home of Cammie Johnston, in the family 100 years next spring, was singled out for the Jackson County...

Posted at 6:47 AM

I love to go deep into nature and reflect on things. I think about the many people that made their mark and shared their joy in nature. Of course, it started with my parents. My mom was the first to introduce me to the delight in the song of a...

Posted at 6:31 AM

I recently tried to compile a list of the cases I have tried in my 35 year career as a trial lawyer. There were some that I could barely remember. Others I wish I could forget. A jury trial in a civil case is an adventure because you never know...

Posted at 6:26 AM

1 Venture north to pay tribute – Mid-Continent Public Library is saluting veterans and paying tribute to the end of three wars on Oct. 17 at the MCPL Platte City Branch. The day kicks off at 9 a.m. with a talk by President...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 5:15 AM

Independence Power and Light has burned its last chunk of coal, but the future of its Missouri City plant on the north side of the Missouri River remains unclear. “We’ve not made a final decision on what we’re going to...

Updated Oct 10, 2015 at 1:11 AM

Halloween Make-up Tips        Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love the fall weather and kids love to dress up and trick-or-treat. I will admit up front that in many years my husband and I have...

Updated Oct 10, 2015 at 1:11 AM

Forty feet is roughly 16 average steps, or two cars and a good chunk of a third, sawed off at the wheels leaving off the trunk. That’s about six doors, or six hospital beds laid end to end. Or a harp, a metal cabinet, a sizable...

Updated Oct 10, 2015 at 1:07 AM

It stinks. Four games in, and the Chiefs are 1-3. Yeah, not what I anticipated, and definitely not what most fans expected. “I believe in this football team,” Andy Reid said. “I would tell you we’ve played...

Updated Oct 10, 2015 at 1:00 AM

When it comes to body parts, it's easy to overlook our friend the colon – unless you've eaten Burger King's Halloween burger, then you'll start to worry about it. Seriously. Why hasn't it written for so long, or even called? The...

Updated Oct 10, 2015 at 12:59 AM

As we commemorate the ending of World War II 70 years ago, in 1945, it's important to remember the contributions of the Lake City ammunitions plant – and Harry S. Truman himself – in helping to win the war. Harry Truman served...

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