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2008-09-08 06:00:20

Kansas City Power & Light, a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy, has filed rate increase requests with the Missouri Public Service Commission and the Kansas Corporation Commission to increase base rates for electric service in all five of its service areas.

2008-09-05 21:00:19

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP): Who: Terry Bassham, EVP - Finance & Strategic Development & CFO - Great Plains Energy Incorporated Chris Giles, VP - Regulatory Affairs - Great Plains Energy Incorporated When: Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m.

2008-08-28 18:00:44

Dylan Conn, a junior at Hickman High School, was recently awarded the 2008 Outstanding Chapter Youth Volunteer Award at the March of Dimes National Youth Conference in Atlanta, Ga., for his contributions to the organization.

2008-08-08 09:01:05

I once heard the hymn "How Great Thou Art" sung by Rona (of Guy & Rona) at a Welk Resort production in Branson, Mo. It was a most beautiful rendition -- perhaps, the best ever made. I loved it. So did everyone else around me. Marie Osmond did no less wonderfully.

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Aug. 1--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 31--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L.

2008-07-30 18:00:32

An invading Asian beetle, the emerald ash borer, has been found in trees in southern Missouri for the first time, scientists say. The beetles were trapped in a camp ground at Wappapello Lake near Poplar Bluff, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

2008-07-30 15:00:58

Officials in St. Louis County, Mo., say white powder found in an envelope delivered to a bank building was nothing dangerous.

2008-07-24 09:00:36

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ All this talk about "staycations" has me really looking forward to the beach. Lucky for me, I bought our airline tickets to Florida months ago, before the latest national travel neurosis crashed the summer vacation party.

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2008-07-23 09:05:00

Long after Missouri's spring paddlefish-snagging season ended, Josh Lallaman is still chasing the giant creatures.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.