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Killer Love: Couples, success, faith and murder A respected insurance agent, his beloved wife and their charismatic pastor: This tale of sex and murder seems like a movie but played out for real in Independence. Nonfatal shootings in KC: Many bullets, little blame In six out of 10 cases last year, victims declined to cooperate in catching their attackers, many times out of fear.
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Royals activate Cain, Getz from disabled list -
Center fielder Lorenzo Cain and second baseman Chris Getz will be available for duty Friday when the Royals resume their season with the start of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.
Italian art historians 'find 100 Caravaggio paintings' - Telegraph
They were found in a collection of paintings and drawings from the workshop of Peterzano which has been held in a castle in Milan, Castello Sforzesco, since 1924, after they were transferred there from a nearby church. The archive contains 1,378 paintings and drawings by Peterzano and the young artists who were tutored by him.
The Outlaw Album by Daniel Woodrell: review - Telegraph
Woodrell, comes highly recommended by Roddy Doyle, and this collection, his first book of short stories, follows eight novels, the first of which appeared in 1986. The Outlaw Album is queasily full of characters who are exhausted, suspicious, full of "pitiless regret", mutinous by nature and always seemingly on the brink of casual or systematic violence.
Back to Rockville: Ces Cru news: Ces Fest and a Strange Music debut
Ces Cru, featuring Godemis (Donnie KIng, left) and Ubiquitous (Mike Viglione). Ces Fest is Friday night at the Riot Room, 4048 Braodway. It's a wo-stage celebration of hip-hop that will feature DJs, rappers, break dancers and live art. Four to five acts will perform inside, including a "special guest."
Bluestem owners to open new concept restaurant in Leawood -
Colby and Megan Garrelts, owners of Westport's Bluestem, will open a new Leawood concept this fall. Rye restaurant is scheduled to open in Mission Farms, 10551 Mission Road, in mid-October. Lakeside Tavern closed in the spot Saturday night.
Caring for Your Introvert
From Atlantic Unbound: Interviews: "Introverts of the World, Unite!" (February 14, 2006) A conversation with Jonathan Rauch, the author who-thanks to an astonishingly popular essay in the March 2003 Atlantic-may have unwittingly touched off an Introverts' Rights revolution.Follow-up: The Introversy Continues Jonathan Rauch comments on reader feedback about introvert dating-and poses a new question Do you know someone who needs hours alone every day?
Federal Judge Nixes Lawyer's Plan to Take Day Off from Capital Trial to Attend Hemingway Event - News - ABA Journal
Citing a Dorothy Parker profile of Ernest Hemingway published in The New Yorker, a federal judge in Tampa has denied a Florida lawyer's request to take a day off during a capital murder trial in order to compete in an annual Hemingway lookalike contest held at at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West.
Folly posts series, and Metheny plans a KC stop -
Summer may be the slow season for jazz, but already the seeds of a great fall, winter and spring for jazz in Kansas City have been planted. The Folly Jazz Series has been unveiled, and it's a strong one, with some exciting surprises. And the Folly Theater also has an off-series jazz concert that's guaranteed to please.
Back to Rockville: Review: Flaming Lips
Standing in Liberty Hall during a sold-out Flaming Lips concert was like being inside a kaleidoscope. In fact, the overwhelming number of balloons, confetti and streamers made things a little claustrophobic.
The State of Broadband Internet Access in Kansas City - Google Fiber Blog
Google is all about building data-driven products. When users of Google Navigation wanted the ability to circumnavigate heavy traffic, we began to use real-time traffic data to suggest alternate routes. When Google engineers began to tackle the problem of automatic translation online, they relied on translation data from hundreds of thousands of websites in many languages.
Intimidation is OK, just don't miss a filing deadline | Midwest Voices
For the sake of full disclosure, let the record reflect that the Missouri Ethics Commission has officially slapped the hands of the campaign committee seeking reforms of Missouri's payday loan industry and its treasurer. Missourians for Responsible Lending and its treasurer, retired United Methodist pastor James Bryan, are charged with violating Missouri law by missing some filing deadlines.
Cordish plans $70M downtown apartment project -
The Cordish Co. is planning a $70 million downtown residential blitz that includes building a 23-story tower and renovating the historic Midland office building, adding 318 apartments to a market starved for rental housing. The new 250-unit tower proposed for the northwest corner of 13th and Walnut streets would be the first high-rise built downtown since the 17-story H&R Block headquarters opened in 2006.
Back to Rockville: Beatles tribute to benefit KKFI
You can always bank on the Beatles, at least that's what Barry Lee has figured out. Last June, Lee, host of the weekly "Signal to Noise" on community radio station KKFI (90.1 FM), presented a fundraiser for the station. His goal was to assemble a group of local musicians for a tribute show.
Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box
A legal row has erupted in the US over a set-top box that lets viewers skip over adverts in recorded TV shows. Three US TV broadcasters, Fox, NBC and CBS, have sued the maker of the device, Dish Network, in a bid to ensure viewers see ads.