Year in Review: Garmin's wearables pivot

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Garmin International Inc. continued to build its wearables offerings in 2016, as the Olathe-based company (Nasdaq: GRMN) bulked up its fitness and outdoor sectors. Automotive — the company’s largest segment and first foray into GPS technology — continued its slump during the year.

Here’s a recap:

Fitness growth

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Developers seek TIF for $130M project west of Kansas Speedway

The developers of Westgate, a $130 million mixed-use project at the southwest corner of 118th Street and State Avenue, will be requesting tax-increment financing during the Jan. 23 meeting of the Bonner Springs City Council.

The project, which lies adjacent to the land the American Royal Association wants to develop into a $160 million complex and just a few blocks west of the Kansas Speedway, is being developed by Triple R Properties LLC, a Leavenworth-based partnership involving Jerry Reilly and…

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National WWI Museum to undergo $6.4 million upgrade

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National WWI Museum to undergo $6.4 million upgrade
The WWI Museum and Memorial is set to undergo $6.4M in upgrades, including a new exhibit gallery.

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Stores busy with post-holiday shoppers

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Stores busy with post-holiday shoppers
Many people used the Monday after Christmas to return gifts.

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LC’s restaurant owner recovering after robbery

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LC’s restaurant owner recovering after robbery
The owner of a popular KC BBQ restaurant, LC’s Barbeque, was robbed and beaten outside of his home.

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