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Possible candidates if Missouri’s basketball job is open

kansascity.com — For the third time in 10 years, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden could be putting together a list of candidates to become the Tigers' next basketball coach. Here are 10 possible targets. Keep in mind Tennessee also is on the prowl for a new coach.
Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall mentioned as possible candidate at #Mizzou by @KCStar. bit.ly/1miMRfT
List of possible candidates for the Missouri job. (via @blairkerkhoff). Wonder if Richard Pitino would listen. kansascity.com/2014/04/17/496…
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KC police: Suspects in highway shootings arrested

kansascity.com — Kansas City police have arrested a person suspected in a series of shootings that have occurred on area roadways since early March, according to Police Chief Darryl Forté. Details of who was arrested and where it occurred were not immediately available. However, in statement on his Twitter account, Forté said he would provide additional at 7:30 p.m.
RT @KCStar: Neighbors say a man arrested in the KC highway shootings kept to himself and came and went at odd hours of the night. http://t.…

Miley Cyrus sends fans 5 a.m. hospital selfie, cancels more concerts

kansascity.com — Miley Cyrus pulled out her cell phone at 5 a.m Thursday to show her Instagram followers what early morning looks like in the hospital. She's "over the hospital," wrote a sleepy Miley, who has been hospitalized since Tuesday. "Miley was suffering from a sinus infection during her tour in N.C.

Sexual assault victims on college campuses need more help

kansascity.com — The horrifying numbers of sexual assaults against women on college campuses are finally gaining more intense scrutiny, including on local campuses and in Washington. Too many young women, for a variety of reasons, do not report rapes and other sexual assaults committed against them. Some universities poorly handle the incidents they know about.

Reaction to shootings at Jewish Community Center

kansascity.com — On Sunday, April 13, a gunman shot and killed three people in Overland Park in what authorities are investigating as a hate crime. The suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross, is in custody. The victims are Reat Underwood, 14, his grandfather William Lewis Corporon, and Terri LaManno, 53.
RT @sbpaul: Storified: RT @KCStar: Roundup of moving social media reaction to shootings at Jewish Community Center: bit.ly/1iO69Wc
Storified: RT @KCStar: Roundup of moving social media reaction to shootings at Jewish Community Center: bit.ly/1iO69Wc @JCCKC

Tulsa to interview Mizzou basketball coach Frank Haith about open job

kansascity.com — Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith is expected to meet with Tulsa officials Thursday about the Golden Hurricanes' open head coaching job, the Tulsa World reported. Earlier Thursday, CBS Sports and ESPN reported Tulsa had interest in Haith. Missouri athletic department officials were unavailable for comment on whether Haith was traveling to Tulsa.

Frank Haith could be doing Missouri basketball a big favor

kansascity.com — If Frank Haith officially accepts the Tulsa job, MU athletic director Mike Alden doesn’t have to worry about firing a man three (or four) years into the job. The school owes him no separation pay and, actually, as part of his contract, Haith would have to pay Mizzou $500,000 for leaving.
Sam @Mellinger says Frank Haith could be doing #Mizzou a big favor. ow.ly/3joB0I

James Shields strikes out 12 as Royals sweep Astros 5-1

kansascity.com — The streak began in the sixth inning of a 5-1 Royals victory, when James Shields left Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler numb with a 92-mph fastball at the thighs. Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the knees, and Shields had his seventh strikeout in a row.

Charge dropped in Tonganoxie street-painting caper

kansascity.com — A prankster won't be facing any penalties for painting a green line down a Tonganoxie street as part of a St. Patrick's tradition that goes back decades. A criminal damage charge against Tonganoxie resident Charlie "Tuna" Conrad has been thrown out.

MLS moves closer to dream of 24-team league with new Atlanta franchise

kansascity.com — Just last summer, during the MLS All-Star Game at Sporting Park, Don Garber made a seemingly-radical proclamation: Major League Soccer would have 24 teams by the end of the decade. At the time, that seemed like an ambitious, crazy and ambitiously crazy statement.

Feilhaber feels he’s playing even better this season

kansascity.com — Benny Feilhaber was enjoying his final days as a bachelor in Las Vegas when he received an early-morning phone call. His agent was on the other line, notifying him that he had just been traded to Sporting Kansas City.

First Watch plans to remodel two area restaurants and return in North Kansas City

kansascity.com — The Florida-based company plans to revamp its restaurants at 2800 W. 53rd St. in Fairway and 12040 Blue Valley Parkway in Overland Park by late summer. The restaurants will be open during the remodeling. First Watch also plans to reopen its North Kansas City restaurant at 409 Armour Road by the end of the year.

About Mike Moustakas’ big night, and what’s next

kansascity.com — Mike Moustakas, who sits on the board of directors of Royals fans' disgust, won it for Kansas City last night. He hit a changeup that caught too much of the plate into the right-field seats and just for posterity's sake here it is: Almost immediately, the minds of those in and around the team go to what's next.

Yemen remains front line against terror

kansascity.com — A troubling video recently released by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula depicts a large crowd of militants in Yemen - including al-Qaida's second in command, Nasir al-Wuhayshi - chanting and firing rifles into the air, ostensibly unprotected and unafraid. "We must eliminate the cross," Wuhayshi said, adding, "the bearer of the cross is America."

‘Liking’ General Mills means you can’t sue company

kansascity.com — The maker of Cheerios and Chex cereals and such brands as Bisquick and Betty Crocker has quietly added language to its website to alert consumers that they give up their right to sue the company if they download coupons, “join” it in online communities such as Facebook, enter a company-sponsored sweepstakes or contest, or interact with it in a variety of other ways.
RT @KCStar: ‘Liking’ General Mills means you can’t sue company: bit.ly/1ld0c8b
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