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Howard Charles Breen, 83, of Kansas City, passed away March 11, 2014. He was a lifelong Platte County resident who had significant impact on shaping the Northland area. Born in Parkville, Mo., on July 7, 1930, to Howard M. Breen and Frances Renz Breen, Mr. Breen was a real estate developer who…

So very sorry for your loss. My father and Howard were friends. I have heard so many stories from dad about Howard and others that grew up together in Platte County. They were all good…
We lost dad this past May. I will be keeping you all in my prayers. May God bless you with the comfort of memories of better days of laughter and good times with him. Peace and God’s love to you. God Bless, Lisa (Downing) Gay & husband Ron.

My sincere condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one...

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4 candidates seek Greene County commission seat

(Clockwise from top left) Alan Anderson, Dick Gould, Susan Lopez, Steve Bujenovic

Voters in Greene County will choose among two Democratic candidates and two Republican candidates — including the incumbent — in the May 8 primary to determine which two will face off in November for a county commission seat.

Commissioners in Greene County hold public meetings every Thursday afternoon, and they are often engaged as members of multiple subsidiary boards and civic groups. They make the business decisions on county operations and expenditures of taxpayer revenue.

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Greene County commissioners earn an annual salary of $55,970, according to Ohio law, and are eligible for the benefits packages offered to county employees, including health insurance.

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HLGU finishes third in tournament

PARKVILLE, Mo. — The Hannibal-LaGrange men’s golf team finished in third place out of 10 teams at the Virginia McCoy Intercollegate Golf Tournament Wednesday.

The Trojans finished with a score of 616, two behind second-place finishers Columbia College and nine behind the host school, Park University.

Tom Sims led the Trojans with an 11-over-par 151, which tied for fifth place. Robin Conlan finished with a 156 in ninth place, and Rafael Beirana finished 14th in the event with a 155. The individual medalist was Southeast Community College’s Noah Hofman with a 138.

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Hen House in Northland to close next week after 25 years in business

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After 25 years in business, the Hen House grocery store off N.W. 64th Street in Kansas City will close its doors for good next Monday.

The owners of the store, Balls Food Stores, said sales have lagged ever since a HyVee moved in, directly across the street, in 2009.

“It’s sad. It’s been here for years,” said Stephanie LeMaitre, a longtime Hen House customer. “I’m sorry to see it go.”

All of the employees will have the option to transfer to another store owned by Balls Food Stores in the region. Balls Food Stores employs 3,000 locally at 27 Hen House, Price Chopper and Sun Fresh locations.

Nearby businesses are hoping another store moves into the location.

“There’s going to be an empty lot on the other side of this complex,” said Jennifer Revers at 9Round Parkville gym, ...

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Parkville bracing for flooding


People in Parkville have been busy preparing for flooding and Tuesday the high water began to hit the town.

The sandbags have been in place for a few weeks now in Parkville and flooding threats have become real. Water is pooling in the low points of English Landing Park and is expected to fill the farmers’ market in the next week or so.

KCTV5’s Bonyen Lee reports that Parkville authorities taped off and blocked all entrances to the park. The Missouri River in the area is at 29 feet. The water could reach as high as halfway up the last line of defense along the railroad tracks but the Parkville Police Chief wants everyone to know the town is still open for business.

"Parkville is still opened and running. There is nothing closed...

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Labor Department sues AT&T, alleging retaliation for employees reporting injuries | The Wichita Eagle

The federal Department of Labor said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit against AT&T alleging that four of its employees in Kansas and Missouri were disciplined or received unsatisfactory performance appraisals for reporting workplace injuries.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, addresses separate instances of four employees working in different locations. The Labor Department alleges that Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. doing business as AT&T realiated against the employees after the workers reported they had been injured on the job.

Such retaliation is a violation of whistleblower provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

The company maintains any discipline or lower performance ratings were a consequence of the employees viol...

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Wilford Raines

PARKVILLE, Mo. — Wilford Raines, 86, of Parkville, formerly of Clinton, Missouri, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Wilford was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Fornfelt to Lester and Nita Peetz Raines. He married Sharon Steger in 1951, and they enjoyed 66 years of marriage.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, being stationed in Greenland.

Wilford was a lifetime farmer in the Scott City area prior to moving to Clinton, where he managed "The Duck Farm" at Urich, Missouri, and was known as "The Duck Farmer."

He truly loved life, farming and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Raines; a daughter and son-in-law, Twyla and John Wilson; a brother, Marvin Raines; a sister, Gladys Smith; and his cherished granddaughter, Ashley Wilson Keith,...

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U-15 BNT Heads to Chula Vista for Second Camp of 2018

CHICAGO (March 2, 2018) – The U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team will hold its next training camp March 4-11 in Chula Vista, Calif. Head coach Dave van den Bergh has called up 36 players, all born in 2004 and will lead the side in matches against mixed birth year players from FC Golden State and Liga MX side Club Tijuana.

Of the 36 players called into camp, 32 are currently playing in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.

Fourteen players are making their debut with the U-15 BNT this cycle, which also means that this is their first call up to a Youth National Team camp. Of the 27 clubs represented in the camp, MLS newcomer Los Angeles Football Club leads the way with three of its U-14 Academy players on the roster.

Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Damian Alguera (De Anza Force; San Jose...

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Mercy College of Health Sciences names new president

Mercy College of Health Sciences’ board of directors has named Douglas Fiore as the college’s next president. Fiore will succeed Barbara Quijano Decker, who announced her retirement in August 2017 after 12 years of leading Mercy College. Fiore will work with Decker in a period of onboarding through June 10, when he will begin as president.

Fiore, who most recently was provost and vice president for academic affairs at Park University, a private college in Parkville, Mo., was selected following an extensive national search.

"After thoughtful succession planning and a national search process, the board is pleased to have selected Dr. Fiore to lead Mercy College moving forward," Glenn Lyons, chairman of the board of directors and co-chair of the search committee, said in a release. "Dr...

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