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    KCPS gets chance to impress DESE with James Elementary tour

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News December 1, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – James Elementary was one of three buildings in […]

    Mural installation at Scarritt Elementary almost finished

    By Michael Bushnell Northeast News December 1, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Northeast News caught up with Kansas City […]

    Robbery suspect dies after officer-involved shooting

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News November 30, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – A Kansas City, Missouri police officer shot and […]

  • A legitimate victory…or not

    November 30th, 2016
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    Northeast News November 30, 2016 Well, if you thought the hot mess that was the presidential election that took place […]


    Misplaced Rage

    November 16th, 2016
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    Last week Donald J. Trump pulled off what seemed like an impossible feat, defeating the Democratic heir apparent to the presidency, Hillary Rodham Clinton. The day after the election, social media played host to more drama than a Bette Davis movie marathon at the Heart Drive-In Theater…


    Water Audit

    November 9th, 2016
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    This civic-minded News-Dog has long been critical of the city’s Water Services Department, with their inefficiency rating almost as high as where their billing statements are headed these days…


    Task Force, Shmask Force

    November 2nd, 2016
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    The Mayor’s blue ribbon, anti-violence task force released its recommendations last week, and this dog called it: not one substantive item on the nine-point list that aims to reduce violence in this cow-town…


    Another violent weekend in the cowtown

    October 26th, 2016
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    Well folks, this dog is not surprised. Two more murders over the weekend – one in Westport and one on the city’s East side – ratchet this year’s body count up to 95…


  • Words Mean Things

    October 19th, 2016
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    Northeast News October 19, 2016 Kansas City Mayor Sly James released the following statement following the shooting on the Country […]


    Something to crow about

    October 5th, 2016
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    Northeast News October 5, 2016 It’s that time of year again, and this News-dog is tickled pink to make the […]


    Ruffled Feathers

    September 27th, 2016
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    Apparently our Buzz column from last week ruffled some feathers in the Prosecutor’s office, given our more-than-accurate description of the prosecutorial paradigm that routinely and systematically lets dangerous criminals out of


    Prosecutorial Fail

    September 20th, 2016
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    This critically thinking Newsdog has oft been critical of the prosecutorial paradigm in Jackson County that allows violent criminals to roam the streets freely on a regular basis.


    Shall not be infringed

    September 13th, 2016
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    “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
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