KC company withdraws plans to develop Kemper Arena

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Kansas City development company says circumstances beyond its control have forced it to drop its plan to turn Kemper Arena into a regional youth sports facility. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1sFWeqc) reports City Councilman Ed Ford announced Wednesday that the Foutch Brothers…

Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels’ guest information without first getting a search warrant. The justices said they will hear an appeal by the city of Los Angeles of a lower court ruling that struck down an…

Home foreclosures down sharply in Kansas, Missouri

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A California-based real estate research company says new foreclosure cases in Kansas and Missouri declined sharply in the third quarter from year-ago levels while rising slightly nationwide. RealtyTrac reports the number of default notices, auctions and bank repossessions fell 31 percent in Kansas…

HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own

By MAE ANDERSON and MICHAEL LIEDTKE (NEW YORK, AP) — Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling…

Civitas Media CEO resigns

(DAVIDSON, N.C., AP) — Civitas Media President and CEO Michael Bush has resigned from the company. Bush said…

Enrollment up at University of Missouri campuses

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Enrollment at the four-campus University of Missouri system is on the rise. The Columbia…

Empire Electric granted 13.5 percent rate increase

(JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — A Missouri-based electric company has announced that the Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved…

Ford to add 1,200 workers at Missouri plant

(CLAYCOMO, Mo., AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it’s adding 1,200 workers and another shift to…

Proposed wind farm near wildlife refuge will move

(MOUND CITY, Mo., AP) — A company that had planned to build the largest wind farm in Missouri…

Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since…

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