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Another Kansas City payday lending businessman convicted of racketeering

A jury in New York found Richard Moseley Sr. guilty on charges related to a $220 member million predatory pending scheme. Moseley ran what was called the Hydra Lenders, which charged interest rates exceeding 700 percent.

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Crossroads spot in Kansas City makes national best new restaurants list

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant and grocery store inspections for Nov. 15

New spot in midtown Kansas City offers a coffee and cocktails oasis

Kale smoothies, avocado toast among the offerings at this new Troost restaurant

New Overland Park restaurant serves Indian barbecue kebabs (and sides)

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Sprint is adding free Hulu service to its unlimited plan

Sprint will bundle Hulu streaming service for customers of its Unlimited Freedom plan and is offering five lines for $100 a month.

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Crossroads spot in Kansas City makes national best new restaurants list

Thrillist picked Corvino Supper Club & Tasting Room as one of its Prime 13, the 13 best new restaurants opening this year across the country.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant and grocery store inspections for Nov. 15

Restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations include operations in Brookside, the Crossroads, midtown and Overland Park.

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Nation & World

First test track planned for Hyperloop-inspired, super-speed transportation system

Startup company Arrivo is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation to build a test track near Denver for a futuristic “hyperloop-inspired” high-speed transportation system. Missouri is also interested in exploring a similar system.

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Suddenly disabled, unable to work and need benefits? Prepare for financial ruin first

A backlog is forcing injured workers in dire need of Social Security benefits to wait up to 2 years before getting a hearing.

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Local

Legos at Union Station: Whimsical Art of the Brick is on the way

The next traveling exhibition at Union Station, opening Jan. 25, will be “The Art of the Brick,” a show of sculptures made exclusively with plastic Lego building bricks.

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Stove Top hopes you ll stuff yourself into these Thanksgiving dinner pants

Stove Top stuffing is hawking expandable “Thanksgiving dinner pants” so holiday revelers, presumably, do not need to unbutton their trousers after overeating at the feast table.

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Cityscape

New spot in midtown Kansas City offers a coffee and cocktails oasis

Local owners remodeled the former D.B. Cooper’s spot on 39th Street’s restaurant row. Nomads also offers wine and beer on tap, pastries and more.

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Wall Street takes note of KCI s landslide victory

Moody’s Investors Service said in a research note on Monday that last week’s vote in favor of a single terminal at KCI bodes well for Kansas City.

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Stargazing

Gene Simmons mansplains careers, kids and dressing for success to women

Gene Simmons of Kiss declared that women can’t have it all. It’s either a career or a family, but not both, said the Kiss frontman in “On Power: My Journey Through the Corridors of Power and How You Can Get More Power.”

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Technology

Facebook has a new way to fight revenge porn: Send in your nude photos

Facebook says it will process intimate photos so they cannot be uploaded again on Facebook, Messenger or Instagram. It is a test program in Australia for people who have been victimized or fear they might be.

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Nation & World

A growing number of students are avoiding college debt by becoming sugar babies

Afraid of taking on massive student loan debt, American students are turning to an unconventional source to pay for college: sugar daddies. Through websites like SeekingArrangement.com, “sugar babies,” mostly women but some men, too, partner with wealthy, often older, men or women who want to spend money on them.

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Business

Dubai Air Show opens with Emirates’ $15.1B Boeing buy

The biennial Dubai Air Show has opened with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners.

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National & International

Cowboys’ Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has dropped his appeal with five games remaining on his six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

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Entertainment

Leonardo da Vinci’s Christ painting sells for record $450M

Rare painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci of Christ holding crystal orb, ‘Savior of the World,’ sells for record $450 million at New York auction; previous record for artwork was $300M for Willem de Kooning’s painting ‘Interchange’.

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Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys’ Jerry Jones over Goodell

The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent to Jerry Jones’ attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of “conduct detrimental to the league’s best interests” over his objection to a contract extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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National & International

Montana Legislature continues work on budget fix

Montana lawmakers continued to work Wednesday evening on a package of bills to account for a projected $227 million state budget deficit, with provisions for further cuts if the governor rejects some of the terms.

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Mexico open to 5-year NAFTA reviews, but not ‘sunset clause’

Mexico says it is open to a thorough evaluation of NAFTA every five years, but not the kind of “sunset clause” Washington is reportedly seeking.

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City leaders meet with Crew, MLS, over relocation

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and the owners of the Columbus Crew met with city officials on Wednesday over plans to relocate the team to Austin Texas.





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