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InSite Real Estate Group adds new partner

01/18/2018 InSite Real Estate Group has added a new partner ... Hebert, who also serves on the CCIM Kansas Chapter board, lives in Wichita with his wife, Sarah, and their three children.

Nursing home advocates angry with Kansas financing, regulation maneuvers

01/18/2018 “The changes in processes around KanCare and the compounding effects of unreliable and undependable funding has put Kansas adult care homes on a financially unsustainable path,” she said. She said the adult care industry in Kansas shouldn’t be viewed ...

Officials predict another bad year in Kansas for wildfires

01/16/2018 This could be another bad year for wildfires in Kansas. That warning issued earlier this week comes after back to back years of the worst wildfires in state history, which burned thousands of acres and destroyed homes, cattle, fences and powerlines.

Kansas long-term care providers say they’re facing financial crises on many fronts

01/18/2018 In addition, they said, the state of Kansas cut their reimbursement rates 4.5 percent in 2016. And while lawmakers restored that cut the following year, the state simultaneously cut their rates again by about 3 percent. "This means that nursing homes have ...

Officials predict more wildfires for Kansas in 2018

01/20/2018 The warning issued earlier this week comes after back-to-back years of the worst wildfires in Kansas history. The fires burned thousands of acres and destroyed homes, cattle, fences and power lines. More than 700,000 acres burned in more than 20 counties ...

Kansas Nursing Home Operators Say Regulation Putting Them In Crisis

01/19/2018 Nursing homes in Kansas find themselves in crisis, say the people who run them. Where to fix blame or how to remedy things remain matters of debate. A parade of nursing home operators and their lobbyists pleaded with members of a Kansas House health ...

Kansas Humane Society sets new save rate record

01/17/2018 (KSNW) – The Kansas Humane Society (KHS ... for a total of 11,092 animals who found homes. Eby said the statistics are a direct reflection of the community’s continued support. “We have to have people come in here and we need to be the first place ...

Kansas Humane Society has record breaking year

01/17/2018 But for the first time, the odds of leaving the Kansas Humane Society in the arms of a new family have never been better. Last year the shelter found homes for more than 11,000 animals. That's 93% of all the pets brought into the shelter. "About 50% of ...

Kansas City Realtor Assn. Selects CoStar as CRE Data Provider

01/17/2018 The Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR) and CoStar issued a joint statement today announcing that CoStar will become the real estate organization’s exclusive data, analytics and marketing provider for its commercial real estate division.

Arrowheadlines: Former Chiefs players and coaches in the news

01/16/2018 In 2012, he was in Kansas City. He was once again paired with Brady Quinn ... The Chiefs were the last in scoring, coming in at 32nd. Matt Nagy, fledgling real-estate agent, was sitting in the garage of a model home at the end of a cul-de-sac in a new ...

Kansas Foster Care Fix-It Panel Still Looking For Repairs

01/09/2018 Kansas News Service stories and photos may be republished at ... earlier at news that children slept in foster care contractors’ offices because foster homes had no room. Department for Children and Families secretary Gina Meier-Hummel said some of ...

Baceline Investments sells 37,000-square-foot retail center in Kansas

01/15/2018 Baceline Investments, LLC, a boutique private equity real estate investment and management company, recently acquired Piper Plaza, a 37,624-square-foot neighborhood shopping center in Kansas City, Kansas. The firm also completed the sale of Madison ...

Kansas Environmental Officials Tackle Toxic Dry Cleaning Waste With Limited Resources

01/09/2018 Many of the lower priority sites are in Johnson County, where almost all of the homes are already on city water. Find Out If A Dry Cleaning Release Site Is Near You The map shows a list of sites that have been accepted into the Kansas Department of Health ...

Low-income program helps heat homes this winter

01/12/2018 In an effort to help keep Kansans warm this winter, the Kansas Department for Children and Families will ... low-income Kansans are able to escape the cold in the warmth of their homes.” LIEAP provides an annual benefit to help qualifying households ...

TV show sends 7 adults undercover to a Kansas high school

01/11/2018 Their search for a school that viewers could relate to led them to Kansas. “One of the things that was important ... The seven embeds moved into apartments and homes around Topeka. Some of them rode the bus to school, a couple of them lived close by ...

Kansas City Officials Announce First Ever Transatlantic Flight From KCI

01/09/2018 single terminal at Kansas City International airport. More than 100 people attended Thursday night's community design workshop, presented by Maryland-based Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, the team selected to design, build and finance a new terminal.

Jan's Take: Six years, thousands of real estate sources, smiles and scoops — thanks, Austin

01/11/2018 It was a much smaller campus than from my own life where I’d attended some big universities — Colorado, Kansas and California at Los Angeles ... I felt I had to make a move. The real estate beat opened up in Austin and I transferred from the Phoenix ...

Tom French homes known for quality and craftsmanship

01/12/2018 on-site agent with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Kansas City Homes. “Developed and built by Tom French, you get peace of mind that you have a home built with care, experience and the highest quality. The villas feature hardwood floors ...

Former Kings minority owner puts real estate holdings into bankruptcy

01/10/2018 Longtime Sacramento developer and former Sacramento Kings part owner Bob Cook has put some real estate under bankruptcy protection ... businesspeople that brought the Kings to Sacramento from Kansas City in 1985. His 7 percent ownership stake in the ...

Kansas City Public Library teams with police to hand out free gun locks

01/10/2018 Those numbers helped spur the Kansas City Public Library to team with Kansas City ... “The goal is to keep kids’ hands off guns in the homes, and also to reduce suicides.” The locks are free, and patrons are welcome but are not required to stay ...

Kansas governor's budget has fellow Republicans in revolt

01/11/2018 (AP) — Departing Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is counting on growing tax revenues ... cover gaps in funding for state mental hospitals and raise reimbursements for hospitals and nursing homes providing services to the poor and elderly.

Another disappointing Chiefs playoff loss might open the door for Patrick Mahomes

01/09/2018 The Kansas City Chiefs made some big moves in the 2017 draft to go get Patrick Mahomes at the 10th overall pick. As soon as he was drafted, everyone wondered what that meant for Alex Smith’s future. Mahomes spent most of his rookie season on the bench ...

The saddest thing about the Chiefs’ season

01/07/2018 It is a dreary, rainy day in Kansas City, and that is fitting ... In sports, there is a lot of real estate to become great, but to become legendary, you must win championships. What makes me somber about Saturday night is that this group was good enough ...

Guns, schools, taxes: How Kansas lawmakers could change your life in 2018

01/07/2018 Kansas lawmakers get back to work on Monday and are set to ... It also pays for the care of low-income elderly people who are in nursing homes. Launching the next version of KanCare, which officials call KanCare 2.0, will not require legislative action.

Kansas Child Welfare Wants More Money So Children Can Sleep In Homes Instead Of Offices

01/08/2018 Kansas’ troubled child welfare agency asked lawmakers Monday for money to solve mounting problems -- foster kids sleeping on offices, children lost in the system, and a skyrocketing caseload. Legislators and advocates expressed outrage earlier at news ...

Release of police body camera recordings varies across Kansas

01/08/2018 In Kansas, inconsistencies on the time it takes to release footage ... “Because police often deal with people in the privacy of their own homes and during their darkest hours, should that video be available to anyone, such as neighbors, ex-boyfriends?”

Alex Smith’s last chance to make a legacy with the Chiefs slipped through his fingers

01/06/2018 In five seasons as the starter for the Kansas City Chiefs, Alex Smith has led the team to a 50-26 record with trips to the postseason in four of those five years. He’s thrown 102 touchdown passes with just 33 interceptions, and his 94.8 passer rating ...

3 wounded in shooting at Kansas City-area apartment

01/05/2018 The Kansas City Star reports that the shooting happened Thursday night at the Pheasant Run Apartment Homes. Responding officers found the victims in an upstairs unit. All three were taken to the hospital. Two of the victims were listed in serious condition ...

UPDATE: Suspect in double homicide in northwest Kansas found dead

01/04/2018 southwest Phillips and northwest Rooks counties to lock their vehicles and homes and remain indoors. Mascarenas was last seen driving a blue 2005 Dodge Charger with a broken passenger side mirror. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has joined the manhunt ...

This is Alex Smith’s last chance to make a legacy with the Chiefs

01/06/2018 In five seasons as the starter for the Kansas City Chiefs, Alex Smith has led the team to a 50-26 record with trips to the postseason in four of those five years. He’s thrown 102 touchdown passes with just 33 interceptions, and his 94.8 passer rating ...

Locked on Chiefs: Mark Schofield talks Patrick Mahomes

01/05/2018 We have a great guest for you to get ready for the game on Saturday as Mark Schofield joins us to talk Mahomes’ first start and Titans at Chiefs The Kansas City Chiefs are dealing with injuries that will more than likely keep an important run defender ...

Manhunt under way after double homicide in northwest Kansas

01/04/2018 southwest Phillips and northwest Rooks counties to lock their vehicles and homes and remain indoors. Mascarenas was last seen driving a blue 2005 Dodge Charger with a broken passenger side mirror. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has joined the manhunt ...

Defense wants Trump voters in jury pool for Kansas bomb case

01/03/2018 Kansas voted overwhelmingly for Trump in the 2016 election ... He was convicted of swindling home buyers out of their hard-earned money. On Wednesday, that former real estate agent was back in court. He was convicted of swindling home buyers out of ...

Video: Volunteers brave the cold to build tiny homes

01/03/2018 Cold weather is threatening Kansas City's homeless population and driving volunteers to finish building housing for them. MOBILE APP USERS: Tap here to watch video. Get email alerts for local stories and events around the world.

Group hopes to house homeless veterans in tiny homes by end of January

01/03/2018 Thirteen tiny homes are the first installment at Veterans Village, the project that has gone through a big transformation over the last two weeks. (Photo courtesy KSHB) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) – Workers are making headway on the city’s first village ...

Kansas City nonprofit won't let freezing temps stop them from serving homeless vets

01/02/2018 It's bitter cold outside, but that is not stopping the Veterans Community Project from building tiny homes for homeless veterans. It's full steam ahead for the Kansas City nonprofit with more siding is going up Tuesday. However, the freeze is stopping them ...

3 Wichita homes struck in drive-by shootings; man hurt

01/01/2018 Workers earning minimum wage in 18 states across the country can expect a raise in 2018. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the city of Spivey in Kingman County.

We must plan ahead to avoid outgrowing Kansas City’s infrastructure

01/02/2018 Kansas City is poised to become a great city ... a fraction of the tax revenue needed to maintain a new neighborhood. Still, nine out of every 10 homes are built in newer neighborhoods. We continue building new neighborhoods full of homes that don ...

California man arrested for making hoax call after fatal Kansas police shooting

12/30/2017 which covers all of Kansas, said the agency joined in the investigation at the request of local police. In other cases of apparent swatting, three families in Florida in January had to evacuate their homes after a detective received an anonymous email ...

Mahomes leads Chiefs past Broncos 27-24 in 1st start

12/31/2017 DENVER (AP) Patrick Mahomes II made both his first NFL start and his first NFL relief appearance a success Sunday, leading the Kansas City Chiefs past the Denver Broncos 27-24 on Harrison Butker’s 30-yard field goal as time expired. Starting in place of ...