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Noted journalist Mike Allen is to discuss this year’s presidential election at a Truman Library Institute event next Tuesday. It’s at 6:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum Auditorium at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 4801 Main St. It’s preceded by a wine reception at 6 p.m. Allen is a former chief political correspondent for Politico. The conversation is to be conducted by David Von Drehle, editor at large at Time magazine. –...

Updated at 12:15 AM

 Charges are pending in a scuffle at an Independence restaurant that led to a car chase ending in Kansas City, Kansas. Independence police say two people refused to pay for their meals at the Lucky Buffet at 2931 S. Noland Road during...

Updated at 11:57 PM

Author’s note: This is the fourth (and next to last) in a short series about summer trips.

Updated at 11:54 PM

We sometimes forget that Missouri has been a coal-producing state for decades. Although not a major producer like Wyoming or West Virginia, our state has mined coal, along with lead, zinc, copper, and silver, for more than a...

Updated at 11:50 PM

Your Community Foundation has been actively leading the work of the Community for All Ages Coalition for Eastern Jackson County.

Updated at 11:49 PM

When Jim Moran’s son, Patrick, found his father was going to step down as the manager of Blue Springs Post 499 Fike – after a 33-year managerial career that saw him win more than 900 games – he was stunned.

Updated at 11:43 PM

Man, you talk about hot! If you are playing any sport at any level, you need to prepare your body to deal with the dog days!

Updated at 11:42 PM

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Eric Berry arrived at Chiefs training camp before he was required to last season, so eager was the All-Pro safety to get back on the field after undergoing treatment for cancer.

Updated at 11:41 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Kansas City Royals have hit a nearly three-year low. The defending World Series champions, who also won the 2014 American League pennant, dropped 10 games back in the AL Central standings for the first time...

Updated at 11:40 PM

Time and history flows like water in a fast-moving river. Fishing historically has meant survival for civilizations throughout many centuries. Innovative minds have tried to find better ways of fooling fish to bite on tackle since the...

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