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Jewish centers murder suspect F. Glenn Miller was once caught with black male prostitute, report says

kansascity.com — F. Glenn Miller, the white supremacist accused of murdering three people at Jewish sites in Johnson County, was caught by police in the 1980s having sex with a black male prostitute dressed as a woman, according to multiple media reports.
RT @KCStar: N.C. judge confirms to The Star that F. Glenn Miller was caught with black male prostitute in 1980s: bit.ly/1tI2Atr
RT @ryankath: You can't make it up: Jewish Community Center murder suspect once caught with black male prostitute dressed as woman kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…
You can't make it up: Jewish Community Center murder suspect once caught with black male prostitute dressed as woman kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…
Jewish centers murder suspect F. Glenn Miller once caught with black male prostitute, former prosecutor say kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…
Jewish centers murder suspect F. Glenn Miller was once caught with black male prostitute, report says kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…
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So much to be learned about Yordano Ventura, which makes his starts all the more thrilling

kansascity.com — The problem with the Royals’ Yordano Ventura, who makes his seventh major-league start Friday in Baltimore, is that nobody knows. This is the wonder in watching him pitch. It is also the danger. The thrill. The fear. Baseball is a world where everything is calculated, by computer or by intuition, and Ventura doesn’t fit any of the formulas.
RT @pgrathoff: Excellent piece from @mellinger on Yordano Ventura, and the danger, thrill and fear of his blossoming career. kansascity.com/2014/04/24/498…
RT @pgrathoff: Excellent piece from @mellinger on Yordano Ventura, and the danger, thrill and fear of his blossoming career. kansascity.com/2014/04/24/498…

Live updates, stats from Thursday's Royals-Indians game

kansascity.com — Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Thursday's Royals-Indians game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star's Royals beat reporter. First pitch is set for 11:05 a.m. Central. For mobile users, click here.
RT @ChrisFickett: Reminder, Royals not on TV today RT @KCStar: Live updates, stats from Thursday's Royals-Indians game: kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…
Reminder, Royals not on TV today RT @KCStar: Live updates, stats from Thursday's Royals-Indians game: kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…

What defines Chow Town? These 52 thoughts are a start

kansascity.com — Fred W. Sauceman introduces his new book "Buttermilk & Bible Burgers" with some reflections on what "Appalachia is" to him. As the one-year anniversary of Chow Town draws near, let's reflect on what Kansas City's culinary scene is to us. Jot down 52 or 365 of your favorites in no special order.

Winners of the 2013 NYSAPA contest

kansascity.com — Winners will be honored at the annual state AP awards banquet. In a scheduling change this year, the event is a luncheon on Saturday, May 31, at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs, where New York AP broadcasters will hold their awards dinner that night.

The Chiefs released their schedule, so DKTM released their results

kansascity.com — I mentioned this the other day, but I'm old enough to remember a time when the NFL would not announce when it would announce its schedule, because that would've been ridiculous.
You wouldn't be on Twitter if you didn't want to waste a few minutes, so here's the DKTM look at the Chiefs schedule: kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…
RT @mellinger: The Chiefs released their schedule, so DKTM released their results. kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…

Texting away our best manners and memories

kansascity.com — Just for fun, let's speculate on what college basketball coach Frank Haith may have said when he notified his boss by text message that he was quitting his job at the University of Missouri for a presumably better assignment. Taking job at Tulsa. Check out my news conference coming up in a few.

City approves billboard condemnation for hotel plan

kansascity.com — The proposed 110-room Hilton Home2 Suites would occupy the southeast corner of 20th and Main streets, but before it can proceed, a billboard owned by Lamar Advertising has to be removed. The pole sign also has been protected by a "perpetual" visual easement that says nothing can obstruct its view.

Reckless lawmaking in Kansas and Missouri fails to protect citizens from guns

kansascity.com — Police and others who are trying to save lives shouldn’t have to worry about their own state legislatures undercutting their efforts. In Kansas, the damage has already been done. But there’s still time in Missouri for some adults in the Republican majority to step up and put public safety above the interests of gun rights groups.
Reckless lawmaking in Mo. and Ks.on guns gets worse, foiling law enforcement cooperation. @kcstar Editorial: kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…

Xavier’s Chris Mack, Dayton’s Archie Miller haven’t been contacted by Missouri

kansascity.com — Xavier men’s basketball coach Chris Mack has not been contacted about the vacancy at Missouri, a source close to Mack told The Star on Thursday. “Chris is happy at Xavier,” the source said. Also on Thursday, Dayton confirmed that it has not been contacted by Missouri or any third party about Flyers coach Archie Miller’s interest in the Tigers’ vacancy.

Baby got back (in the saddle): Bigger riders mean bigger horses on Western trails

kansascity.com — Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.
RT @AngryNIdaho: #IDAHOPROBLEMS RT @boiseboone: Bigger riders means bigger horses are needed at outfitters and dude ranches. bit.ly/1jGCXkx @kridler
I had a very BIG horse |“@KCStar: Baby got back (in the saddle): Bigger riders mean bigger horses on Western trails: kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…

Historic Armour Boulevard apartments headed for mothballs, but then what?

kansascity.com — Winter was tough on the four decaying apartment buildings at 100-118 W. Armour Blvd. These are the buildings suffering from a long-running historic preservation dispute (find a backgrounder here). Last fall the city's Historic Preservation Commission denied a developer's request to demolish the buildings and reconstruct new apartments on the site.

NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

kansascity.com — The NCAA's board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences more autonomy and more voting power in changing rules within the organization. The changes would allow the wealthiest schools to adopt some legislation on their own, including provisions for money beyond what current scholarships cover, up to the full cost-of-attendance, expanded insurance coverage and money to help families travel to NCAA tournaments.
This will be a bigger story over time. RT @KCStar NCAA board endorses more power for big schools kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…

Punchless Royals lose 5-1 to the Indians after Bruce Chen implodes

kansascity.com — The magician's show lasted about 80 minutes. Bruce Chen mystified the Indians for four innings and 12 batters. The performance ended in a swift and painful fashion for the Royals, who fell 5-1 after Chen imploded. Cleveland peppered Chen for five runs in the fifth inning.
Is Bruce Chen in danger of losing his rotation spot? "Not at this point." kansascity.com/2014/04/24/497…

KU has two recruits in top six of Rivals’ class of 2014 rankings

kansascity.com — If you put much stock in basketball recruiting rankings, the rich continue to get richer in the Big 12 and Southeastern conferences. Kansas features two players in the top six of Rivals’ final top 150 rankings for the class of 2014, which were released on Thursday morning.
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