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Westport Art Fair this weekend

The 35th annual Westport Art Fair, billed as the only art fair exclusively for Kansas City artists, is coming up this weekend. The ...
Although she lives in Union Hill, Linda Fewell has been coming to Westport Road for 25 years – because her church is just across the street. She’s helping facilitate a Neighborhood Alliance that teams up church and neighborhood volunteers to work on a shared goal of improving Midtown neighborhoods.

Midtown neighborhood, church groups team up

Although she lives in Union Hill, Linda Fewell has been coming to Westport Road for 25 years – because her church is just ...
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New shelter opens for homeless veterans

An organization serving homeless veterans will dedicate a new shelter at 35th and Michigan tomorrow. The new shelter, called ...
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Downtown Streetcar system gets an image

The streetcar name and brand will be “KC Streetcar,” simple enough for what will be a not-too-flashy downtown streetcar ...
Dick Jarrold, the KCATA's vice president of regional planning and development, KCATA Board Chairman Robbie Makinen, and Interim General Manager Sam Desue highlight the savings KCATA will see with the transition to CNG fueled buses. Photo courtesy KCATA.

New bus fueling station is faster, cleaner

Dick Jarrold, the KCATA’s vice president of regional planning and development, KCATA Board Chairman Robbie Makinen, ...
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UMKC students plan vigil for Ferguson tonight

Student leaders at the University of Missouri-Kansas City are organizing a candlelight vigil and march to commemorate recent ...
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City and Bainbridge owners reach understanding

Social blight, a controversial new approach to forcing change at three Armour Boulevard apartment buildings, is now off ...
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Early help with babies saves money later, city officials say

City council members want to push for more state and federal money to help poor, first time mothers and their babies, they ...
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Hot spots for crime cool down

Hot spot policing is paying off, the police chief says in his blog. In 2012, half of the city’s homicides occurred in two ...
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Suicide support group plans Walk of Remembrance

The annual Walk of Remembrance, a fundraiser for the Suicide Awareness Survivor Support group, is coming up Sept. 7 at Loose ...