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It is said that if you really want something to happen you need to do two things. First, write it down, and second, give it a goal date. Well, the Independence City Council did just that.In July of this year, they wrote (and passed) Resolution 5933 supporting renewable electric energy for the City of Independence. And, they wrote the first deadline of Nov. 30, 2014, for the City Manager, Robert Heacock, to have written two feasibility studies for renewable energy and energy efficiency...

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Fox is reportedly mulling a revival of The X Factor, which would see

Posted at 12:05 PM

A former NBC employee has come forward to say that years of "covering up" for Bill Cosby eventually made...

Posted at 11:00 AM

Captain Eric T. Olson, commanding officer of Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop A in Lee's Summit, announces the kickoff of the 12th Annual Trooper Michael L. Newton Toy Drive. The toy drive began on Nov. 21 and will run through Dec.

Posted at 11:20 AM

We need more of this sort of in-depth reporting. I am glad that the New York Times still does

Posted at 11:20 AM

I realize that those of you who have been following this blog for a while, even during the recent campaign slowdown in posting, are probably wondering what is up with Aunt Olla. When I last visited two days ago,...

Posted at 11:20 AM

My heart goes out to Terina Parr, whom I do not know personally, who was accused of sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old she worked with as a paraprofessional at Fertile-Beltrami school. Her story is

Posted at 8:31 AM

Sports news is fast and furious at the end of football season and the beginning of hoops.High school and college football teams are fighting to advance in the various playoff formats. The NFL playoff situation grows a little easier to read...

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