Archive for Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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Mayor Jeff Meyers recently lobbied for his wife's uncle to be appointed to the City Council. Was that wrong?

Response Percent
Yes. The perception is that the mayor’s just looking to get a vote in his pocket.
 
53%
Nope. There’s nothing wrong with supporting a shirttail relation if he’s a good person for the job.
 
46%
Don’t know or don’t care.
 
0%
Total 511

All stories

Pizza West goes full-tilt for pinball
July 25, 2012
Pizza West, known for its upside-down lamps, televisions in every booth and gourmet pizza, just got even cooler. At least, that’s the thought among area pinball enthusiasts.
County launches ‘The Heat Is On’ website
July 25, 2012
Johnson County has launched a new county website dealing with this summer’s severe weather.
New animal clinic opening in Perimeter Park
July 25, 2012
Perimeter Veterinary Center will open Aug. 1 at 23734 W. 83rd Terrace in Perimeter Park.
Business owners share how to take the plunge, stay afloat
Building new business can be challenging
July 25, 2012
With a dream, a rented building and only $2,000 in savings, Tamara Hudson turned in her two-weeks notice at her job as a manager for Victoria’s Secret.
Ambassadors luncheon to include fountain program
July 25, 2012
A presentation on the fountains of Kansas City will be shown during the Aug. 13 meeting of the Ambassadors, a senior citizens group, at Shawnee United Methodist Church, 10700 Johnson Drive.
Children’s museum adds Builder Boards exhibit
July 25, 2012
The Wonderscope Children’s Museum, 5700 King St., has opened a new exhibit called Builder Boards.
Five questions: A worry-free trip
03:12 a.m., July 25, 2012 Updated 03:12 a.m.
You’ve waited all year to take a summer vacation — so make sure it’s not ruined by a burglary back home. Below, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt shares advice on protecting your home while away.
Food: Blueberry muffins or pancakes? Try making both in one
July 25, 2012 in print edition on A11
What do you do when you are hankering for blueberry muffins but don’t have a muffin pan handy? Or maybe you just don’t feel like cranking up the oven on a hot summer day.
18th District race focuses on taxes, fiscal responsibility
July 25, 2012
Most area Republican primary races for state legislative seats this year can be characterized as conservative-vs.-moderate clashes. The 18th District Kansas House race between incumbent John Rubin and Ward 2 Shawnee City Councilman Neal Sawyer doesn’t neatly fit that mold.
Heading home has grown as exciting as setting out
July 25, 2012
As much as I like to travel, I’m finding myself in something of a quandary. It’s getting so that I like coming home almost as much as leaving.