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Ellen Greenberg Jacobs is the winner of this year’s Susan Paxton Block Distinguished Public Service Award.Jacobs has been a domestic violence prosecutor for the city since 1997, the same year the award was established. Upon receiving the award at Monday’s City Council meeting, she thanked the city staff and police officers, among others, who help her do her job.“I was completely surprised and thought, ‘What an honor,’” Jacobs said of...

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  While it may sound off-putting or even a little scary, Brutalism is actually a distinctive type of...

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We hear a lot from children about their teachers – good and bad. But parents, too, have complaints about and praise for teachers. Teachers, in turn, have their own complaints and points of view about parents. The relationship between parents and...

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Tip of the WeekPainting is one of the most popular ways to transform the look of your home and much of the work can be done in single weekend. Here are tips to set your next painting project up for success:

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September 16Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Day

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It was a game to forget but a night to remember. Eight days ago I was preparing my 9/11 presentation for the Blue Springs Historical Society when the Royals called to tell me I was selected to sit in the only red seat, of the 37,903 seats, at...

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A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after an altercation with an Independence police officer Sunday afternoon, and the FBI is determining whether the officer involved used excessive force.Independence Police said that on Sunday at...

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Education officials are notifying Missouri community colleges that the state might reduce reimbursements for the A+ scholarship program, which gives high school graduates who meet certain criteria money for two years of...

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PARKVILLE, Mo. — A FedEx worker has died after being pinned by his delivery vehicle in Platte County.The Kansas City Star reports that the accident happened Friday just outside of Parkville. The FedEx worker was identified as...

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Have you lately found you are breathing harder? Something you may be chalking up to getting older, or that you're out of shape? Perhaps you get winded doing things you recently did without exertion. You visit your doctor with a dry hacking cough...

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