City of Independence

What\'s Happening | Thursday, Dec. 14 through 19

What's Happening | Thursday, Dec. 14 through 19

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A beautiful black Lab is waiting for you at ABF

A beautiful black Lab is waiting for you at ABF

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Eleven years ago, I was helping at the ABF facility when a beautiful black Lab mix gave birth to nine...


Remembering is part of the healing

Remembering is part of the healing

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For the second time, Longview Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America at 11 a.m. Dec. 16, 12700 S....


What\'s Happening | Wednesday, Dec. 13 through 17

What's Happening | Wednesday, Dec. 13 through 17

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Annie Dear: Gloriously unaware days of sun and surf

Annie Dear: Gloriously unaware days of sun and surf

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It seems that it doesn’t matter how long I’ve lived on the north side of the equator, this...


Saving the White House

Saving the White House

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Only a few weeks remain to catch the story of how Harry Truman saved the White House. And in the spring,...


A week of music, dance and Santa

A week of music, dance and Santa

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1 "The Mystery of Christmas" – This year marks the 20th season for this original version of the...


Christmas Out in the Country

Christmas Out in the Country

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I've lived out in the countryWhere Christmas trees grow wildMy Daddy use to cut them downWhen I was...


Jeff Fox: Manufacturing paychecks holding strong

Jeff Fox: Manufacturing paychecks holding strong

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The number of manufacturing jobs in Missouri continues to rise modestly but is still below levels before...


Ron Finke: Are we in a bubble? A closer look

Ron Finke: Are we in a bubble? A closer look

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Through last Friday’s markets close, the stock indexes have already had a great year. Dow, up...


Ted Stillwell: Where - and what - is Loose Waldo?

Ted Stillwell: Where - and what - is Loose Waldo?

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Before the turn of the 20th Century young people rode into the unsettled territory that we now call...


Toys for Tots drive

Toys for Tots drive

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The Overland Park Convention Center is once again serving as a donation site for the 2017 Marine Corps,...


\'Concerned Student 1950\' screening and discussion

'Concerned Student 1950' screening and discussion

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The National Archives at Kansas City, in partnership with the Greater Kansas City Black History Study...


Jackson County food inspections | Ran in the Jan. 12 Examiner

Jackson County food inspections | Ran in the Jan. 12 Examiner

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The Jackson County Public Works/Environmental Health Division conducts inspections anywhere food is handled,...


What\'s Happening – Tuesday, Dec. 12 through 17

What's Happening – Tuesday, Dec. 12 through 17

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