Breakout KC's sister location receives surprise visitor: POTUS

A business venture that started in Kansas City played host to the first family during the Christmas weekend.

Breakout KC’s Hawaii location, Breakout Waikiki, was visited by President Barack Obama, his daughters and other family members on Christmas Eve.

The visit was a surprise to CEO Matt Baysinger, who lives in Lawrence, and his on-site staff, he told the Lawrence Journal-World. When the location manager told Baysinger the president was on his way, “I said, ‘Yeah, you’re a funny guy.’ He said,…

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Value of new construction started in KC area rises sharply

The value of new construction started in the Kansas City area last month blew past November 2015 levels, according to a report released Thursday by Dodge Data & Analytics.

According to the report, construction was started on $396.7 million worth of nonresidential and residential construction in November in the 15-county bistate metropolitan area. That was nearly two and a half times the $160.9 million in construction started in the area in November 2015.

Nonresidential construction led that way…

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Make 3D Stars for Decorating the New Years Party

You won’t believe how easy it is to make your own 3-D stars! I like to use both paper and fabric to make large three dimensional decor. These stars are a fun, inexpensive way to decorate your home. Supplies: Decorative Paper Fabric or Burlap Fabric Stiffener Wood Numbers Gold Paint Gold Thread Star Template First,…

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Developers team with Catholic Charities on $25M retirement community

A vacant medical office tower at 6724 Troost Ave. will become part of a continuing care community for senior citizens as a result of a $25 million redevelopment project which will kick off in the spring.

Developers Mark Ledom and his son, Matt Ledom, were granted incentives from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority last year for a different project on the site. They had planned to eliminate the top five floors of the nine-story tower and build new wings on each side to create a 151-unit, market-rate…

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Start 2017 Off Right… List Your House for Sale

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Start 2017 Off Right… List Your House for Sale | Simplifying The MarketAs we are about to bring in the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. Many will decide that it is smarter to wait until the spring “buyer’s market” to list their house. In the past, that might have made sense. However, this winter is not like recent years.
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Sprint CEO pledges to create, bring back 5,000 U.S. jobs

Sprint Corp. CEO Marcelo Claure said he met with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday and committed to create or bring 5,000 jobs back to the United States.

Claure announced his meeting with Trump — how else? — on Twitter around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The tweet linked to a press release from Sprint giving a rough outline of Claure’s promise.

The Overland Park-based wireless carrier (NYSE: S) said it anticipates that the new and returning jobs will support its customer care and sales teams,…

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