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Mike Sanders pointed out something notable about the Independence Square.“It was wonderful to not be able to find a parking place except on the other block,” Sanders, the Jackson County executive, said to a packed house at Wednesday’s Independence Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.The county has had a role in the Square’s revival, with the 2013 renovation of the Truman Courthouse and the current renovation of the Courthouse Annex, also called the...

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WEEK IN RELIGIONA funeral for four Jewish men killed in a Paris supermarket by a terrorist earlier this month drew thousands of mourners in Jerusalem on Jan. 13.

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The pregnant woman who was reported missing last Friday has been found safe, according to an Independence Police tweet.Kara L. Carpenter, 22, was last seen on Jan. 9, and accompanied by Coly L. Byrd of Independence, police said.The...

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Fred Marschel, a former pilot, was able to take a final airplane flight Friday as part of the Crossroads Hospice Gift of a Day program. Marschel, 91, is a patient of Crossroads.For more than 25 years, he worked with the Lee’s Summit...

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JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that "foster healing and hope" Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a...

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Truman has itself a young phenom. Someone who girls basketball coach Steve Cassity calls a “Division I level kid.”Oh, and by the way, she’s just a sophomore.Kierra Collier displayed her diverse skill set and...

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Jesse Whitson remembers the first time he saw freshman Harrison Bamman in the Grain Valley High School wrestling room.“It wasn’t like I saw Harrison and thought, ‘Someday, that kid is going to be the winningest...

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The last possession of overtime didn’t go exactly as Raymore-Peculiar boys basketball coach Scott Jermain had scripted.But more importantly, it was exactly the opposite of what Truman hoped to see.When Nate Janssen charged in...

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The Missouri Mavericks have acquired the rights to goaltender Josh Robinson from the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL.Robinson, who was 13-7-1 with a 2.58 goals-against average for the Idaho Steelheads last season (while on loan from Elmira), is...

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Strong starts in each half produced a good finish for the Blue Springs South boys basketball team Wednesday.The Jaguars raced to a 23-10 lead after one quarter on their way to a 66-41 rout of Lansing (Kan.) in the first round of the...

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