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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a major United States airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
The American Association (AA) was a professional baseball league that existed for 10 seasons from to.
The American Association (AA) was a minor league baseball league at the Triple-A level of baseball in the United States from to and to.
The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball is an independent professional baseball league founded in 2005.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Century Companies is a privately controlled and independent investment management firm.
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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of the two conferences of the National Football League (NFL), the highest professional level of American football in the United States.
The American Football League (AFL) was a major professional American football league that operated for ten seasons from 1960 until 1969, when it merged with the older National Football League (NFL).
The American Jazz Museum is a jazz museum in the historic 18th and Vine district of Kansas City, Missouri.
The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.
The American Royal is a livestock show, horse show, rodeo and barbecue competition held each year in October and November at Hy-Vee Arena in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. was a casino operator based in Paradise, Nevada.
An amphitheatre or amphitheater is an open-air venue used for entertainment, performances, and sports.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) is an American publishing corporation based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
Antioch Christian Church is a historic church located at 4805 NE Antioch Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
Applebee's is an American company which develops, franchises, and operates the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurant chain.
The Arabia Steamboat Museum is a history museum in Kansas City, Missouri housing artifacts salvaged from the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in the Missouri River in 1856.
Area Code 816 is the area code for Kansas City, St. Joseph, and 15 surrounding counties in northwestern Missouri.
Argosy Gaming Company was an Alton, Illinois based casino operator.
Arrowhead Stadium is a football stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Arthur Bryant's is a restaurant located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Article 99 is a 1992 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Deutch and written by Ron Cutler.
Arusha is a city in north eastern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region, with a population of 416,442 plus 323,198 in the surrounding Arusha District (2012 census).
Arusha Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Assurant, Inc. is a global provider of risk management products and services with headquarters in New York City.
Avila University is a private university in Kansas City, Missouri, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
Étienne de Veniard, Sieur de Bourgmont (April 1679 – 1734) was a French explorer who documented his travels on the Missouri and Platte rivers in North America and made the first European maps of these areas in the early 18th century.
Baker University is a private Christian university located in Baldwin City, Kansas, United States.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
The Bannister Federal Complex is a United States federal government complex located at 1500 E. Bannister Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Barbecue or barbeque (informally BBQ or barbie) is a cooking method, a style of food, and a name for a meal or gathering at which this style of food is cooked and served.
Barkley (formerly Barkley Evergreen & Partners) is a Kansas City, Missouri, United States, based full-service advertising agency known for their work on Sonic Drive-In Restaurants.
The Battle of Westport, sometimes referred to as the "Gettysburg of the West," was fought on October 23, 1864, in modern Kansas City, Missouri, during the American Civil War.
In geology, bedrock is the lithified rock that lies under a loose softer material called regolith at the surface of the Earth or other terrestrial planets.
The Big 12 Conference Women's Basketball Tournament is the championship women's basketball tournament in the Big 12 Conference.
The Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament (known since its inception in 1997 under sponsorship agreements as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament) is the championship men's basketball tournament in the Big 12 Conference.
Black & Veatch is a global engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and consulting company specializing in infrastructure development in power, oil and gas, water, telecommunications, government, mining, data centers, smart cities and banking and finance markets.
Blackpool Lights is an American indie rock band founded in Kansas City, Missouri, by The Get Up Kids guitarist Jim Suptic, bassist Brian Everard, and drummer Billy Brimblecom.
Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent civil confrontations in the United States between 1854 and 1861 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery in the proposed state of Kansas.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and a not-for-profit health insurance provider with more than one million members.
The Blue Springs R-IV School District is a school district that serves Blue Springs, Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
BNIM (Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell, Inc.) is an architecture and design firm founded in 1970 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Robert "Bob" Bernstein is an American businessman and entrepreneur.
Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people and with few permanent ties.
In Kansas, Border Ruffians was the name applied to pro-slavery activists from the slave state of Missouri, who in 1854 to 1860 crossed the state border into Kansas Territory to force the acceptance of slavery there.
A boulevard (French, from Bolwerk – bulwark, meaning bastion), often abbreviated Blvd, is a type of large road, usually running through a city.
Boulevard Brewing Company is a brewery located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Brüno is a 2009 British-American mockumentary comedy film directed by Larry Charles and starring Sacha Baron Cohen, who produced, co-wrote, and played the gay Austrian fashion journalist Brüno.
Brookside is a collection of neighborhoods located in Kansas City, Missouri, bounded by 55th Street on the North, Gregory on the South, Ward Parkway on the West, and Troost on the East.
Brunswick is a rural city in Chariton County, Missouri, United States.
Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, is an American gaming corporation based in Paradise, Nevada that owns and operates over 50 casinos and hotels, and seven golf courses under several brands.
The California Trail was an emigrant trail of about across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.
Calvary University is a Christian university in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Calvin Company was a Kansas City, Missouri-based educational and industrial film production company that for nearly half a century was the largest and most successful film producer of its type in the United States.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
Casino is a 1995 American epic crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, and Joe Pesci.
Cass County is a county located in the western part of the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Celina Tio is an American chef who won the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Mid-West Chef in 2007, and has appeared on several Food Network television series.
Central America (América Central, Centroamérica) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with the South American continent on the southeast.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.
The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Cerner Corporation is an American supplier of health information technology (HIT) solutions, services, devices and hardware.
Ces Cru (often stylized as CES Cru) is an American rap duo from Kansas City, Missouri, currently signed to independent record label Strange Music.
Champions Indoor Football (CIF) is a professional indoor American football league created in 2014 out of the merger between the Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL) and Lone Star Football League (LSFL), plus one team from the Indoor Football League and two expansion teams.
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport is a city owned, public use airport serving Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
Children International is a global nonprofit humanitarian organization that helps children break the cycle of poverty.
Children's Mercy Hospital is a 367-bed comprehensive pediatric medical center in Kansas City, Missouri that integrates clinical care, research and medical education to provide care for patients ages birth to 21.
Children's Mercy Park (formerly Sporting Park and Livestrong Sporting Park) is a soccer-specific stadium in Kansas City, Kansas, United States, and is the home of Sporting Kansas City.
Chouteau was the name of a highly successful, ethnically French fur-trading family based in Saint Louis, Missouri, which they helped to found.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
The City Beautiful Movement was a reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890s and 1900s with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities.
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Claycomo is a village in Clay County, Missouri, United States.
The Clorox Company (formerly Clorox Chemical Co.), based in Oakland, California, is an American worldwide manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,100 employees worldwide as of June 30, 2017.
Coalesce was a metalcore band formed in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1994.
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
Community Christian Church was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and sits across from the Country Club Plaza's main shopping district on Main Street at East 46th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.
T-Bones Stadium, formerly CommunityAmerica Ballpark is a baseball park in Kansas City, Kansas, located in the Kansas City neighborhood of Piper, Kansas.
Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.
The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
Copaken Brooks, formerly Copaken, White & Blitt is a privately-owned full-service commercial real estate developer headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri that acquires, develops, leases, manages and sells various types of commercial assets within the Midwest for its clients and investors.
The Country Club District is the name of a group of neighborhoods comprising a historic upscale residential district in Kansas City, developed by noted real estate developer J.C. Nichols.
The Country Club Plaza (often called The Plaza) is a privately owned American shopping center in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Missouri.
The Crossroads (officially the Crossroads Arts District) is a historic neighborhood near Downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Crown Center is a commercial complex located near Downtown Kansas City, Missouri between Gillham Road and Main Street to the east and west, and between OK/E 22nd St and E 27th St to the north and south.
Dairy Farmers of America Inc.
The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, the official title designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget, encompasses 13 counties within the U.S. state of Texas.
Deborah Jowitt is an American dance critic, author, and choreographer.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
In broadcasting, digital subchannels are a method of transmitting more than one independent program stream simultaneously from the same digital radio or television station on the same radio frequency channel.
This page describes the family of Elias Charles Disney (son of Kepple Elias Disney and Mary Richardson Disney), the father of Walter Elias "Walt" Disney.
Downtown Kansas City is the central business district (CBD) of Kansas City, Missouri and the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a mid-level professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and two franchises in Canada.
Edward Buehler Delk (1885 -1956) was a prominent architect who designed many landmark buildings in the Midwest and Southwest regions of The United States.
Elias Charles Disney (February 6, 1859September 13, 1941) was the father of Roy and Walt Disney.
Emanuel Cleaver II (born October 26, 1944) is a United Methodist pastor, American politician and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Ewing Marion Kauffman (September 21, 1916 August 1, 1993) was an American pharmaceutical entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Major League Baseball owner.
FC Kansas City was an American professional women's soccer club based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
The Federal League of Base Ball Clubs, known simply as the Federal League, was an American professional baseball league that played its first season in 1913 and operated as a "third major league", in competition with the established National and American Leagues, from 1914 to 1915.
The Federal Reserve Act (ch. 6,, enacted December 23, 1913) is an Act of Congress that created and established the Federal Reserve System (the central banking system of the United States), and which created the authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes (commonly known as the US Dollar) as legal tender.
A Federal Reserve Bank is a regional bank of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States.
A feedlot or feed yard is a type of animal feeding operation (AFO) which is used in intensive animal farming for finishing livestock, notably beef cattle, but also swine, horses, sheep, turkeys, chickens or ducks, prior to slaughter.
Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue is a small chain of barbecue restaurants, catering, private dining facilities, and nationwide shipper of barbecue located in the metropolitan area of Kansas City, Missouri.
The First Battle of Independence was a minor engagement of the American Civil War, occurring on August 11, 1862, in the city of Independence, located in Jackson County, Missouri.
Flee the Seen was a post-hardcore band based out of Kansas City, Missouri composed of Kim Anderson (vocals), R.L. Brooks (vocals/guitar), Manuel Sanchez (guitar), Aaron Crawford (drums), and Lucas Dills (bass).
The Standard Theatre, now known as the Folly Theater and also known as the Century Theater and Shubert's Missouri, is a former vaudeville hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
The Ford F-Series is a series of light-duty trucks and medium-duty trucks (Class 2-7) that have been marketed and manufactured by Ford Motor Company since 1948.
Ford Motor Company's Kansas City Assembly plant in Claycomo, Missouri is a Ford Motor Company assembly plant located at 8121 US-69, Kansas City, MO.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit or Fort Detroit was a fort established on the west bank of the Detroit River by the French officer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac in 1701.
The Fort Osage R-1 School District is a public school district located in Jackson County, Missouri, in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
François Gesseau Chouteau (7 February 1797 – 18 April 1838) was an American pioneer fur trader, businessman and community leader known as the "Founder" or "Father" of Kansas City, Missouri.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Freightquote, a C.H. Robinson company, is an online transportation broker of freight services throughout North America, based in Kansas City, MO.
Fur is the hair covering of non-human mammals, particularly those mammals with extensive body hair that is soft and thick.
The fur trade is a worldwide industry dealing in the acquisition and sale of animal fur.
Gary Alan Sinise (born March 17, 1955) is an American actor, director and musician.
Gates Bar-B-Q is one of two Kansas City, Missouri restaurants (along with Arthur Bryant's) that trace their roots back to Henry Perry, founder of Kansas City barbecue.
General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.
Fairfax Assembly is a General Motors automobile factory at 3201 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas.
General Order No.
The General Services Administration (GSA), an independent agency of the United States government, was established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
The geologic time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological dating that relates geological strata (stratigraphy) to time.
George Edward Kessler (July 16, 1862 – March 20, 1923) was an American pioneer city planner and landscape architect.
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force.
The Golden Ox was a steakhouse restaurant located in the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange building in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri.
The 3-Trails Crossing Memorial Highway is the official name for an interchange in south Kansas City, Missouri that was once considered one of Missouri's most congested locations.
In mid-July 1951, heavy rains led to a great rise of water in the Kansas River and other surrounding areas of the central United States.
The Great Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Flood of 1993 (or "Great Flood of 1993") occurred in the American Midwest, along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and their tributaries, from May to October 1993.
The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Canada.
Great Plains Energy Incorporated is a holding company based in Kansas City, Missouri that owns electric utility Kansas City Power and Light Company and Strategic Energy, LLC, an energy management company.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Gross metropolitan product (GMP) is a monetary measure of the value of all final goods and services produced within a metropolitan statistical area during a specified period (e.g., a quarter, a year).
Gross regional domestic product (GRDP) or gross domestic product of region (GDPR) is a subnational gross domestic product for measuring the size of that region's economy.
Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.
Guillaume Delisle, also spelled Guillaume de l'Isle, (28 February 1675, Paris – 25 January 1726, Paris) was a French cartographer known for his popular and accurate maps of Europe and the newly explored Americas.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
H&R Block, Inc., or H&R Block, is an American tax preparation company operating in North America, Australia, and India.
Hallmark Cards, Inc. is a private, family-owned U.S. company based in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The First Hannibal Bridge was the first permanent rail crossing of the Missouri River and was to establish Kansas City, Missouri as a major city and rail center.
Hanover or Hannover (Hannover), on the River Leine, is the capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, under their title as the dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg (later described as the Elector of Hanover).
A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
Hardwood is wood from dicot trees.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Henry Perry (1875 – March 22, 1940, aged 65) was a restaurateur who is considered the "father of Kansas City barbecue." Perry was born in Shelby County, Tennessee near Memphis and worked on steamboat restaurants on the Mississippi River and Missouri River before moving to Kansas City, Missouri in 1907.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
There are many historic trails and roads in the United States which were important to the settlement and development of the United States including those used by American Indians.
HNTB Corporation is an architecture, civil engineering consulting and construction management firm that was founded in 1914.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.
Hostess Brands is a bakery company formed in June 2013.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hy-Vee Arena (previously known as Kemper Arena) is an indoor arena located in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Hyatt Regency walkway collapse took place at the Hyatt Regency Kansas City hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 17, 1981.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
An ice storm is a type of winter storm characterized by freezing rain, also known as a glaze event or, in some parts of the United States, as a silver thaw.
In Cold Blood is a 1967 American drama film written, produced and directed by Richard Brooks, based on Truman Capote's book of the same name.
Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
Independence Public School District is a school district headquartered in Independence, Missouri, United States.
Independence is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Independent Filmmaker's Coalition (IFC) is a Kansas City-based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting independent film, video, and media production.
An independent station is a type of television station broadcasting in the United States or Canada that is not affiliated with any broadcast television network; most commonly, these stations carry a mix of syndicated, brokered and in some cases, local programming to fill time periods when network programs typically would air.
In the United States, indoor football is football played at ice hockey-sized indoor arenas (as opposed to certain NFL teams which have large indoor stadiums, such as the New Orleans Saints who play in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome).
Indoor soccer, or arena soccer (known internationally as indoor football, minifootball, fast football, floorball or showball), is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
Interstate 275 (I-275) is an loop in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky that forms a complete beltway around the Cincinnati, Ohio, area.
Interstate 435 (I-435) is an Interstate Highway beltway that encircles much of the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan Area within the states of Kansas and Missouri in the United States.
Interstate 70 (I-70) is a major Interstate Highway in the United States that runs from I-15 near Cove Fort, Utah to I-695 near Baltimore, Maryland.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Ion Television is an American broadcast, cable, and satellite television network that is owned by Ion Media.
Isaac James is an American rock band, with roots based in both Kansas City, Missouri and Des Moines, Iowa, United States.
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. was a gaming company headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri in Greater St. Louis which operated casinos and associated entertainment and lodging facilities in the United States.
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Jackson County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Missouri.
James Alexander Reed (November 9, 1861September 8, 1944) was an American Democratic Party politician from Missouri.
The James Beard Foundation Awards are annual awards presented by the James Beard Foundation for excellence in cuisine, culinary writing, and culinary education in the United States.
Janelle Monáe Robinson (born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model.
Jayhawkers and red legs are terms that came to prominence just before the American Civil War in Bleeding Kansas, where they were adopted by militant bands affiliated with the free-state cause during the American Civil War, a freedom fighting movement against slavery and in favor of individual liberty.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jess & Jim's Steakhouse is a steakhouse restaurant located on 135th Street in Martin City, Missouri.
Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, bank and train robber, guerrilla, and leader of the James–Younger Gang.
John Calvin McCoy (September 28, 1811 – September 2, 1889) is considered the "father of Kansas City." McCoy was born in Vincennes, Indiana.
John Lazia, also known as "Brother John" (September 22, 1896 – July 10, 1934), was an American organized crime figure in Kansas City, Missouri, during the prohibition period in the United States.
Johnson County (county code JO) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Jolie L. Justus (born February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American lawyer and politician from Missouri.
Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.
Kansas City is a 1996 crime film directed by Robert Altman and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy, and Steve Buscemi.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is a public transit agency in metropolitan Kansas City.
The Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is a private, independent, four-year college of fine arts and design founded in 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Ballet (KCB) is an American professional ballet company based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Blues are a former minor league baseball team located in Kansas City, Missouri, in the Midwestern United States.
An American Rugby Tradition of Excellence The Kansas City Blues play in the USA Rugby Division 1 competition, which is the highest level of amateur competition within USA Rugby.
The Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT), was an American commodity futures and options exchange regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Chorale is a professional 27-voice chorus conducted by Charles Bruffy.
The City Hall of Kansas City, Missouri is the official seat of government for the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Comets are an indoor soccer team based in Independence, Missouri, near Kansas City.
The Kansas City Convention Center, often referred to as the Bartle Hall Convention Center or simply Bartle Hall, is a major convention center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Kansas City Cowboys were a professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri for two seasons from to in the American Association.
The Kansas City Cowboys were a National League baseball team that played one season in.
The Kansas City Cowboys (also Unions and Kaycees) were a baseball team in the Union Association during its only season,.
The Kansas City Crime Family, also known as Civella crime family (pronounced), is a Mafia family based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City International Airport (originally Mid-Continent International Airport) is a public airport 15 miles (24 km) northwest of downtown Kansas City in Platte County, Missouri.
The Kansas City Irish Center, formerly known as the Irish Center of Kansas City, is a non-profit organization currently transitioning to a new location in historic Drexel Hall, 3301 Baltimore, KCMO.
Kansas City jazz is a style of jazz that developed in Kansas City during the 1930s and marked the transition from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of Bebop.
The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra is a not-for-profit 501c(3) big band jazz orchestra based in the Kansas City metropolitan area and part of the Kansas City jazz music scene.
The Kansas City Live Stock Exchange was the headquarters of the Kansas City Stockyards.
The Kansas City Mavericks are an ice hockey team in the ECHL.
The Kansas City metropolitan area is a 15-county metropolitan area anchored by Kansas City, Missouri, that straddles the border between the U.S. states of Missouri and Kansas.
The Kansas City Monarchs were the longest-running franchise in the history of baseball's Negro Leagues.
The Kansas City Museum is a museum located in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
The Kansas City Packers were a Federal League baseball club in Kansas City from 1914 to 1915.
The Kansas City Phantoms are a professional indoor American football team based in Independence, Missouri.
The Kansas City Plant is a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) facility managed and operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (formerly Bendix Aviation Corporation and Bendix Kansas City Division of Allied-Signal) that produces 85 percent of the nonnuclear material used in the United States nuclear weapon arsenal.
The Kansas City Fraternal Order of Police was originally established as the Kansas City Police Officer's Association in 1999 to represent the sergeants, police officers, and detectives of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department (KCPD).
The Kansas City Power & Light District or Power & Light District or P&L is a dining, shopping, office and entertainment district in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, United States, developed by The Cordish Companies of Baltimore, Maryland, and designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and 360 Architecture.
The Kansas City Power and Light Building (also called the KCP&L Building and the Power and Light Building) is a landmark skyscraper located in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Public Library is a public system headquartered in the Central Library in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City Public Schools or KCPS (formerly Kansas City, Missouri School District, or KCMSD) is a provisionally accredited school district headquartered at 2901 Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Kansas City Repertory Theatre is a professional resident theater company serving the Kansas City metropolitan area, and is the professional theater in residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).
The Kansas City Rescue Mission was opened by Dr.
The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Scouts were a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1974 to 1976.
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, owned by Kansas City Southern, is the smallest and third-oldest Class I railroad in North America (just behind Union Pacific Railroad and Canadian Pacific Railway) still in operation.
The Kansas City Stockyards in the West Bottoms west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri flourished from 1871 until closing in 1991.
The Kansas City Storm is a women's tackle football team based in Kansas City.
The Kansas City Symphony (KCS) is a United States symphony orchestra based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City T-Bones are a professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Kansas, in the United States.
The Kansas City Times was a morning newspaper in Kansas City, Missouri, that was published from 1867 to 1990.
Kansas City Union Station (station code: KCY) is a union station opened in 1914, serving Kansas City, Missouri, and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is a private, non-profit, graduate school for the health professions, with a main campus located on 23 acres in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Kansas City Zoo is a zoo founded in 1909.
Kansas City is the third-largest city in the State of Kansas, the county seat of Wyandotte County, and the third-largest city of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The City Council of Kansas City, Missouri, is the legislative body of the City of Kansas City, Missouri.
The Municipal Government of Kansas City, Missouri is the largest municipal government in the state of Missouri and one of the largest in the United States.
Kansas City-style barbecue refers to the specific regional barbecue style of slowly smoked meat that originated from the pit of Henry Perry in the early 1900s in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.
Kansas Speedway is a tri-oval race track in Kansas City, Kansas.
The Territory of Kansas was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854, until January 29, 1861, when the eastern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the state of Kansas.
Katheryn Shields (born Oct. 24, 1946) is a Kansas City, Missouri Democratic Party politician who served as Jackson County, Missouri County Executive from 1995 to 2006.
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA, at 16th and Broadway, near the Power & Light District, the Sprint Center and the Crossroads Arts District.
Kauffman Stadium, often called "The K", is a baseball park located in Kansas City, Missouri, that is home to the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
KC Masterpiece is a barbecue sauce that is marketed by the HV Food Products Company, which is a subsidiary of the Clorox Company.
The KC Streetcar, formally branded as the RideKC Streetcar, is a streetcar system in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
KCKS-LD (virtual channel 25 (UHF, digital channel 25) is a television station located in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. The station is owned by Heartland Broadcasting, LLC. KCKS-LD, branded as tv25.tv, simulcasts its programming and commercials on two sister stations WROB-LD in Topeka and KMJC-LD in Louisburg, Kansas.
KCMO (710 kHz) is an AM radio station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri.
KCPT, virtual channel 19 (UHF digital channel 18), is a PBS member television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
KCSP (610 kHz, "610 Sports") is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri.
KCTV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 24), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
KCWE, virtual channel 29 (UHF digital channel 31), is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
Kearney is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States.
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opened in 1994 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kevin J. McManus (born November 3, 1978 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American attorney and politician from the state of Missouri.
Kingsford is a brand of charcoal used for grilling, along with related products.
KMBC-TV, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 29), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
KMBZ (980 kHz; "Talk 980"), is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri.
KMCI-TV, virtual channel 38 (UHF digital channel 41), is an independent television station serving Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas, United States that is licensed to Lawrence, Kansas.
KPXE-TV, virtual channel 50 (UHF digital channel 30, is an Ion Television owned-and-operated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas. Owned by Ion Media Networks, KPXE maintains offices located on Oak Street and Cleaver Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri, and its transmitter is located in that city's Brown Estates section. On cable, the station is available on Charter Spectrum channel 16, Comcast Xfinity channel 9, and Consolidated Communications channel 15, as well as AT&T U-verse and Google Fiber channel 50. There is a high definition feed provided on Spectrum digital channel 1218, Xfinity channel 809, Consolidated channel 705 and U-verse channel 1050.
Samuel William Christopher Watson IV (born March 7, 1974) better known by his stage name Krizz Kaliko, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.
KSHB-TV, virtual channel 41 (UHF digital channel 42), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
KSMO-TV, virtual channel 62 (UHF digital channel 47), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
KTAJ-TV, virtual channel 16 (UHF digital channel 21), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to St. Joseph, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.
KUKC-LD, virtual channel 48 (UHF digital channel 20), is a Univision-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
is an historic city located in western Okayama Prefecture, Japan, sitting on the Takahashi River, on the coast of the Inland Sea.
Melvin Lewis Calhoun Jr. (born January 1, 1977), better known by his stage name Kutt Calhoun, is an American rapper and business executive from Kansas City, Missouri.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Laugh-O-Gram Studio was a short-lived film studio located on the second floor of the McConaughey Building at 1127 East 31st in Kansas City, Missouri.
Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County and sixth largest city in Kansas.
Leavenworth is the largest city in and the county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States.
The Lee's Summit R-7 School District serves parts of Lee's Summit, Kansas City, Missouri, rural eastern Jackson County and the entirety of Unity Village, Greenwood, Lake Winnebago, and Lake Lotawana in the State of Missouri.
Lee's Summit is a city located within the counties of Jackson (primarily) and Cass in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.
Liberty Public School District (sometimes shortened to LPSD or LPS) is a public school district in Liberty, Missouri, United States.
Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, located in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
The Linda Hall Library is a privately endowed American library of science, engineering and technology located in Kansas City, Missouri, sitting "majestically on a urban arboretum." It is the "largest independently funded public library of science, engineering and technology in North America" and "among the largest science libraries in the world.".
American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), also known as American storax, hazel pine, bilsted, redgum, satin-walnut, star-leaved gum, alligatorwood, or simply sweetgum, is a deciduous tree in the genus Liquidambar native to warm temperate areas of eastern North America and tropical montane regions of Mexico and Central America.
This is a list of notable people who served as ambulance drivers during the First World War.
Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States.
There are 114 counties and one independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
This page contains a list of fountains in Kansas City metropolitan area.
This is a list of geographic centers of each U.S. state.
In the United States there are large concentrations of Italians and Italian-Americans in many metropolitan areas of the United States, especially in the Northeastern United States and industrial cities in the Midwest.
The Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri is the highest official in the Kansas City, Missouri Municipal Government.
This article is a list of notable individuals who were born in and/or have lived in Kansas City, Missouri.
The following is a List of points of interest in Kansas City, Missouri.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
This list ranks the top 150 U. S. cities by land area.
The following table of United States cities by crime rate is based on Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports statistics from 2015.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.
Lockton Companies Inc. is the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm, providing insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions.
In 1887, Robert A. Long and Victor Bell formed the Long-Bell Lumber Company in Columbus, Kansas.
Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States was built by Robert A. Long.
The Louisiana Purchase (Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000 square miles or 2.14 million km²) by the United States from France in 1803.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
David McCleary Sheldon (born July 25, 1981), better known by his stage name Mac Lethal, is an American hip hop recording artist from Kansas City, Missouri.
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is a North American indoor soccer league representing the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
Matthew Erich "Mancow" Muller (born June 21, 1966) is an American radio and television personality, actor, and former child model.
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River.
MANICA Architecture is a Kansas City, Missouri based architecture firm.
Marceline is a city in Chariton and Linn Counties in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Marion Merrell Dow and its predecessor Marion Laboratories was a U.S. pharmaceutical company based in Kansas City, Missouri from 1950 until 1996.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The May 1957 Central Plains tornado outbreak sequence was a tornado outbreak sequence that took place across the US Central Plains from May 19 to May 21, 1957.
The mean center of the United States population is determined by the United States Census Bureau from the results of each national census.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
The Metro Area Express (MAX) is express bus service with bus rapid transit characteristics run by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is a community college system in Missouri, United States.
Metz (Lorraine Franconian pronunciation) is a city in northeast France located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Michael Stern (born December 17, 1959) is an American symphony conductor.
The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) is a fourteen-school collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
Mid-Continent Public Library, officially known as Consolidated Library District #3, is a consolidated public library system serving Clay, Platte, and Jackson Counties in Missouri, with headquarters in Independence, Missouri.
The Midland Theatre, known officially for sponsorship purposes as Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland, is a 3,200-seat theater located in the Power & Light District of Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) is one of six official seminaries of the Southern Baptist Convention.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
The Missouri Court of Appeals is the intermediate appellate court for the state of Missouri.
The Missouri River is the longest river in North America.
The Missouri River Valley outlines the journey of the Missouri River from its headwaters where the Madison, Jefferson and Gallatin Rivers flow together in Montana to its confluence with the Mississippi River in the State of Missouri.
Missouri's 4th Congressional District consists of west central Missouri.
Missouri's 5th Congressional District has been represented in the United States House of Representatives by Democrat Emanuel Cleaver, the former Mayor of Kansas City, since 2005.
Missouri's 6th congressional district takes in a large swath of land in northern Missouri, stretching across nearly the entire width of the state from Kansas to Illinois.
Molasses, or black treacle (British, for human consumption; known as molasses otherwise), is a viscous product resulting from refining sugarcane or sugar beets into sugar.
Morelia (from 1545 to 1828 known as Valladolid) is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
Municipal Auditorium is a multi-purpose facility located in Kansas City, Missouri.
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The National Airline History Museum is located at the Kansas City Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, is an American organization of men's college basketball coaches.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is an athletic association that organizes college and university-level athletic programs, primarily across the United States but also outside the US.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) is a planned United States government-run research facility that will replace the 1950s-era Plum Island Animal Disease Center in New York, which is "nearing the end of its lifecycle and is too small to meet the nation’s research needs." The NBAF will be operated under the authority of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS) and Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services (USDA-APHIS-VS) as primary research partners.
The National Catholic Reporter (NCR) is an American newspaper which reports on issues related to the Roman Catholic Church.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League (NL), is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest current professional team sports league.
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is a United States federal government agency responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Jackson County, Missouri.
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a professional women's soccer league, run by the United States Soccer Federation.
The National World War I Museum and Memorial of the United States is located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Nazarene Theological Seminary (NTS) is a Christian seminary affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The National Broadcasting Company's NBC Radio Network (known as the NBC Red Network prior to 1942) was an American commercial radio network, founded in 1926.
The Negro American League was one of the several Negro leagues created during the time organized American baseball was segregated.
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is a privately funded museum dedicated to preserving the history of Negro league baseball in America.
The Negro National League (NNL) was one of the several Negro leagues which were established during the period in the United States in which organized baseball was segregated.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is an art museum in Kansas City, Missouri, known for its neoclassical architecture and extensive collection of Asian art.
The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club was founded as the Kansas City Scouts in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1974. The Scouts moved to Denver, Colorado in 1976 and became the Colorado Rockies. In 1982, they moved to East Rutherford, New Jersey and took their current name. For their first 25 seasons in New Jersey, the Devils were based at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford and played their home games at Brendan Byrne Arena (later renamed to Continental Airlines Arena). Before the 2007–08 season, the Devils relocated to Newark and now play their home games at Prudential Center. The franchise was poor to mediocre in the eight years before moving to New Jersey, a pattern that continued during the first five years in New Jersey as they failed to make the Stanley Cup playoffs and never finished higher than fifth in their division. Their fortunes began to turn around following the hiring of president and general manager Lou Lamoriello in 1987. Under Lamoriello's stewardship, the Devils made the playoffs all but three times between 1988 and 2012, including 13 berths in a row from 1997 to 2010, and finished with a winning record every season from 1992–93 to 2009–10. They have won the Atlantic Division regular season title nine times, most recently in 2009–10, before transferring to the newly created Metropolitan Division as part of the NHL's realignment in 2013. The Devils have reached the Stanley Cup Finals five times, winning in 1994–95, 1999–00 and 2002–03. The Devils were known for their defense-first approach throughout their years of Cup contention, but have since moved towards a more offensive style. The Devils have a rivalry with their cross-Hudson River neighbor, the New York Rangers, as well as a rivalry with the Philadelphia Flyers. The Devils are one of three NHL teams in the New York metropolitan area; the other two teams are the New York Islanders and New York Rangers. With the move of the Nets to Brooklyn in 2012, the franchise is the only major league team in any sport that explicitly identifies itself as a New Jersey team.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Newsmax or Newsmax.com, previously styled NewsMax, is an American news and opinion website founded by Christopher Ruddy and operated by Newsmax Media.
Nicholas Civella (March 19, 1912 - March 12, 1983) was a Kansas City, Missouri mobster who became a prominent leader of the Kansas City crime family.
Ninth Street is a 1999 black-and-white drama, written by Kevin Willmott.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
North Kansas City High School, also known as "NKCHS," "NKC," and "Northtown," is a high school in North Kansas City, Missouri with 1900+ students, ranging from freshmen to seniors.
The Northern League was an independent minor professional baseball league.
The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats football team has appeared in nine NCAA Division II national title games – winning five – since going 0–11 in Mel Tjeerdsma's first season in 1994.
Novation Companies, Inc. (formerly Novastar Financial, Inc.) owns and operates early-stage businesses in the technology-enabled services industry.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Oceans of Fun is a tropically-themed water park that opened on May 31, 1982, in Kansas City, Missouri, to celebrate Worlds of Fun's 10th year anniversary.
Octave Chanute (February 18, 1832, Paris – November 23, 1910, Chicago, Illinois) was a French-American civil engineer and aviation pioneer, born in France.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region on the main island of Honshu.
Olathe is a city in, and is the county seat of, Johnson County, Kansas, United States.
One Kansas City Place is the tallest building in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Oregon Trail is a historic East–West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania (viz. Polynesians, Melanesians and Micronesians).
Paper Moon is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and released by Paramount Pictures.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
The Park Hill School District encompasses most of southern Platte County, Missouri, in the Northland region of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Park University is a private institution that was founded in 1875.
Paseo de la Reforma is a wide avenue that runs diagonally across the heart of Mexico City.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.
Peter S. Greenberg (born January 20) is an American journalist.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
Pittsburg State University, also called Pitt State or PSU, is a public university with approximately 7,479 students (6,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students) located in Pittsburg, Kansas, United States.
Platte County is a county located in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
A political machine is a political group in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses (usually campaign workers), who receive rewards for their efforts.
Popular sovereignty is a doctrine rooted in the belief that each citizen has sovereignty over themselves.
Populous is a global architectural firm specializing in the design of sports facilities, arenas and convention centers, as well as the planning of major special events.
Port Harcourt (Ikwerre: Ígúọ́cha; Pidgin: Po-ta-kot) is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria.
The Port of Kansas City is an inland port on the Missouri River in Kansas City, Missouri at river mile 367.1, near the confluence with the Kansas River.
Presbyterianism has had a presence in the United States since colonial times and has exerted an important influence over broader American religion and culture.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
Price's Missouri Expedition, also known as Price's Raid, was a Confederate raid through the states of Missouri and Kansas in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War during the autumn of 1864.
Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991.
In 1906, R.A. Long's Long-Bell Lumber Company had outgrown the office space in the Keith & Perry Building.
Ramla (רַמְלָה, Ramla; الرملة, ar-Ramlah) (also Ramlah, Ramle, Remle and sometimes Rama) is a city in central Israel.
Raytown C-2 School District, doing business as "Raytown Quality Schools" (RQS), is a school district headquartered in Raytown, Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Reggie and the Full Effect is an American rock band, the solo project of James Dewees, keyboardist for The Get Up Kids.
Richard E. "Rich" Davis (1926 – October 6, 2015) founded KC Masterpiece barbecue sauce.
A riot is a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property or people.
The River Market (formerly known as Westport Landing, the City Market, and River Quay) is a riverfront neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri that comprises the first and oldest incorporated district in Kansas City.
Rivers State, also known simply as Rivers, is one of the 36 states of Nigeria.
Robert Alexander Long (17 December 1850 – 15 March 1934) was a lumber baron, developer, investor, newspaper owner, and philanthropist.
Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Rockhurst University is a private, nonprofit, coeducational Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City–Saint Joseph (Dioecesis Kansanopolitanae–Sancti Josephi) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the state of Missouri in the United States.
The USA Rugby Super League, usually known as the Super League, is a defunct national rugby union competition which ran from 1997 to 2012, contested by nine clubs in the United States by its last year.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Russell Stover Candies, Inc., founded by Russell and Clara Stover, is a supplier of candy, chocolate, and confections in the United States. The corporate headquarters are in Kansas City, Missouri. In July 2014 the company was acquired by the international company Lindt & Sprüngli.
The Sacramento Kings are an American professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Saint Luke's Health System is a non-profit hospital network in northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.
Saint Paul School of Theology is a United Methodist Seminary in Overland Park, Kansas in the Kansas City metropolitan area and is one of 13 seminaries of the United Methodist Church.
Samuel Bruce Graves Jr. (born November 7, 1963) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2001.
San Nicolás de los Garza, sometimes known only as San Nicolás, is a city and coextensive municipality in the Mexican state of Nuevo León that is part of the Monterrey Metropolitan area.
Sanofi S.A. is a French multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Gentilly, France, as of 2013 the world's fifth-largest by prescription sales.
The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Science City at Union Station is a family-friendly interactive science center that features acclaimed traveling exhibitions, The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, City Extreme Screen theatre, and more than 120 hands-on displays.
The Second Battle of Independence was a minor engagement of the American Civil War October 21–22, 1864 centered in Independence, Missouri, with some of the fiercest fighting taking place at the present-day United Nations Peace Plaza; the "Harry Truman" Railroad Depot; George Caleb Bingham's residence in the city, the Community of Christ church's Temple, Auditorium and "Stone Church"; and the headquarters of the Church of Christ (Temple Lot).
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.
Shaanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China.
Shawnee Mission District Stadium is a multi-purpose sport stadium located in Overland Park, Kansas.
Shiner is an American post-hardcore band from Kansas City, Missouri that was active from 1992 to 2003.
Shook, Hardy & Bacon (SHB), L.L.P. (previously Shook, Hardy, Ottman, Mitchell and Bacon) is a U.S. law firm based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Sierra Club is an environmental organization in the United States.
The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (formerly the Independence Events Center) is a 5,800-seat multi-purpose arena in Independence, Missouri, United States.
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Skatterman & Snug Brim is a rap duo from Kansas City, Missouri, best known for their song, Block Party.
Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.
Sylvester "Sly" James, Jr. (born December 9, 1951), is an American politician who serves as the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri.
Smith Electric Vehicles (also known as Smith's) is a manufacturer of zero emission commercial electric vehicles.
The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
Tonya M. Johnston (born Tonya Michelle Johnston; July 17, 1973) is an American rapper from Kansas City, Missouri, better known by her stage name, Solé.
Somalis (Soomaali, صوماليون) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula).
"Sometimes They Come Back" is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the March 1974 issue of Cavalier and later collected in King's 1978 collection Night Shift.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Sporting Kansas City is an American professional soccer club based in Kansas City, Missouri, playing its home games in Kansas City, Kansas.
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.
Sprint Center is a large, multi-use indoor arena in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Sprint Corporation is an American telecommunications company that provides wireless services and is an internet service provider.
The Stardust Resort and Casino was a casino resort located on 63 acres (25 ha) along the Las Vegas Strip in Winchester, Nevada.
Starlight Theatre is a 7,958-seat outdoor theatre in Kansas City, Missouri, United States that presents Broadway shows and concerts.
State Line Road is a major north–south street in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area that runs along the Kansas–Missouri state line.
A steak is a meat generally sliced across the muscle fibers, potentially including a bone.
Sterling "Old Pap" Price (September 14, 1809September 29, 1867) was an American lawyer, planter, soldier, and politician from the U.S. state of Missouri, who served as the 11th Governor of the state from 1853 to 1857.
The strip steak is a cut of beef steaks from the short loin from a cow.
The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.
The first AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American football, known retroactively as Super Bowl I and referred to in some contemporaneous reports, including the game's radio broadcast, as the Super Bowl, was played on Sunday, January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.
Super Bowl IV, the fourth and final AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American football, was played on Sunday, January 11, 1970, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Swope Park is an 1,805-acre city park in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Swope Park Rangers are a United Soccer League (USL) club affiliated with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer.
Swope Soccer Village is a soccer complex located within Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri, first dedicated in 2007 with further renovations completed in 2014.
Tainan (Hokkien POJ: Tâi-lâm), officially Tainan City, is a special municipality of Taiwan, facing the Formosan Strait or Taiwan Strait in the west and south.
Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 8, 1971), better known as Tech N9ne (pronounced "Tech Nine"), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Casket Lottery is an indie rock band from Kansas City, Missouri, United States signed to Second Nature Recordings.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The Cordish Companies (previously The Cordish Company) is a privately held company that invests in real estate, including entertainment/mixed-use development, gambling and lodging, shopping centers, restaurants, clubs and music venues, offices, and residential and college student housing.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Day After is an American television film that first aired on November 20, 1983, on the ABC television network.
The Delinquents is a 1957 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Robert Altman in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri during the summer of 1956 on a $63,000 budget.
The Elders are a six-piece Irish American folk rock band, that formed in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Gadjits were a ska and rock and roll band from Kansas City, Missouri.
The Get Up Kids are an American rock band from Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.
The Last of the Blue Devils, subtitled The Kansas City Jazz Story, is a 1979 film documentary with notable figures from the history of Kansas City jazz starring Count Basie and Big Joe Turner.
The Life and Times is an American indie rock band from Kansas City, Missouri, active since forming in 2002.
The Paseo (also known as Paseo Boulevard or Paseo) is a major north–south parkway in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Pitch is a free alternative weekly newspaper distributed in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, including Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas.
The Rainmakers are a Kansas City, Missouri-based original rock band, fronted by Bob Walkenhorst, which had a small string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s in the United States and Europe, especially Norway.
The Republic Tigers is an American alternative rock band formed in Kansas City, Missouri by Kenn Jankowski (formerly of The Golden Republic) and Adam McGill. They were the first act to sign with Chop Shop Records (an imprint of Atlantic Records), owned by Alexandra Patsavas of Chop Shop Music Supervision.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
Thomas Ewing Jr. (August 7, 1829 – January 21, 1896) was an attorney, the first chief justice of Kansas and leading free state advocate, Union Army general during the American Civil War, and two-term United States Congressman from Ohio, 1877–1881.
Todd Bolender (February 27, 1914 – October 12, 2006) was a renowned ballet dancer, teacher, choreographer, and director.
Thomas Joseph Pendergast (July 22, 1872 – January 26, 1945) was an American political boss who controlled Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri from 1925 to 1939.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
Tornado Alley is a colloquial term for the area of the United States (or by some definitions extending into Canada) where tornadoes are most frequent.
The Tornado outbreak sequence of May 2003 in the United States was a series of tornado outbreaks that occurred from May 3 to May 11, 2003.
Trans World Airlines (TWA) was a major American airline from 1924 until 2001.
The Treaty of Paris, also known as the Treaty of 1763, was signed on 10 February 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement, after Great Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War.
The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is an international Christian-based broadcast television network and the world's largest religious television network.
Troost Avenue or Troost is a major north/south main street that runs in Kansas City, Missouri.
Truman is a multi-award-winning 1995 HBO movie based on David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Truman.
U.S. Route 71 (US 71) is a major north–south U.S. Highway that runs from Louisiana to Canada.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
UMB Financial Corporation is an American financial services holding company founded in 1913 as City Center Bank and based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
The Union Association was a league in Major League Baseball which lasted for only one season in 1884.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is a trial level federal district court based in St. Louis, Missouri, with jurisdiction over fifty counties in the eastern half of Missouri.
The United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (in case citations, W.D. Mo.) is the federal judicial district encompassing 66 counties in the western half of the State of Missouri.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States men's national soccer team is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and competes in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
This is a United States territorial acquisitions and conquests list, beginning with American independence.
The University of Kansas Health System, commonly known as KU Med, is a nonprofit, academic medical center located in Kansas City, Kansas, United States.
The University of Missouri (also, Mizzou, or MU) is a public, land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is a public research university serving the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.
Univision is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
The upper class in modern societies is the social class composed of people who hold the highest social status, and usuall are also the wealthiest members of society, and also wield the greatest political power.
Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process called suburbanization.
Vedera (formerly Veda) was a rock band from Kansas City, Missouri.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW, or simply Veterans of Foreign Wars) is an American war veterans organization headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals.
Vicky Jo Hartzler (née Zellmer; October 13, 1960) is an American politician who has served as the U.S. Representative for since 2011.
Walk Score is a private company that provides walkability services and apartment search tools through a website and mobile applications.
Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.
Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist who served as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–1981).
In 1985, Greg Walton founded Walton Construction, a privately owned construction company, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ward Parkway is a boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, near the Kansas-Missouri state line.
Washington Square Park is a public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
WDAF-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 34), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
The West Bottoms is an industrial area immediately to the west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at the confluence of the Missouri River and the Kansas River.
The Western Area or Freetown Peninsula (formerly the Colony of Sierra Leone) is one of four principal divisions of Sierra Leone.
Westport is a historic neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
WHB (810 kHz, "Sports Radio 810 WHB") is a commercial AM radio station in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
William Jewell College is a private, four-year liberal arts college of more than 900 undergraduate students located in Liberty, Missouri, United States.
William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865) was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War.
William Rockhill Nelson (March 7, 1841 – April 13, 1915) was a real estate developer and co-founder of The Kansas City Star.
Winter wheat (usually Triticum aestivum) are strains of wheat that are planted in the autumn to germinate and develop into young plants that remain in the vegetative phase during the winter and resume growth in early spring.
Women's gridiron football, more commonly known as women's American football, women's Canadian football, or simply women's football, is a form of gridiron football (American or Canadian) played by women.
Woodneath is a historic farmhouse located in Kansas City, Missouri that was occupied by the Arnold, Moore and Crouch families between 1855 and the late 1970s.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Worlds of Fun is a 235-acre amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, China.
Yan'an is a prefecture-level city in the Shanbei region of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Shanxi to the east and Gansu to the west.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
A zoo (short for zoological garden or zoological park and also called an animal park or menagerie) is a facility in which all animals are housed within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also breed.
18th and Vine in Kansas City, Missouri is internationally recognized as one of the cradles of jazz music and a historic hub of African-American businesses.
The 1900 Democratic National Convention was a United States presidential nominating convention that took place the week of July 4, 1900, at Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri.
The 1928 National Convention of the Republican Party of the United States was held at Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri, from June 12 to June 15, 1928.
The 1968 Kansas City riot occurred in Kansas City, Missouri, in April 1968.
The 1976 American League Championship Series was won by the New York Yankees, who defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3–2.
The 1976 Republican National Convention was a United States political convention of the Republican Party that met from August 16 to August 19, 1976, to select the party's nominee for President.
The 1980 World Series was the 77th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series and the conclusion of the 1980 Major League Baseball season.
The 1985 World Series began on October 19 and ended on October 27.
The 2002 Central Plains ice storm was a major winter storm that affected the American Midwest, causing significant damage across the region, especially in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2014 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2014 season.
The 2015 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2015 season.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
360 Architecture was an American architectural practice acquired by HOK in 2015.
39th Street is a major west/east main street that runs in Kansas City, Missouri from State Line Road to Topping Avenue.
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