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Why Are There so Many Royals on Pace to Start the All-Star Game? Hear it From the Locals.

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 06.18.2015 | Sports
Jeremy Krashin

After a return to the World Series last year, Royals fans are making a stand in 2015 and Major League Baseball provided us with the perfect outlet. The All Star Game voting results, show that not only is the team back, but the fans are back, too. And they're out in force.

Big Slick: Celebs Gather in Kansas City to Focus on Family, Charity This Father's Day Weekend

Rob Riggle | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Rob Riggle

The event has increased in size, awareness, donations and celebrity attendance, but it still remains all about family: those families impacted by childhood illness and seeking care from the incredible doctors and team at Children's Mercy.

8 Places That Are Reason Enough to Visit Kansas City

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Kansas City-based design firm Easy, Tiger, is known for its gorgeous typography and playful cards, t-shirts, and tumblers. We asked co-founders Mike Sayre and Melanie Bridges to share favorite hometown hotspots worthy of a design-lovers' vacation.

With 21c Museum Hotel, Durham's on a Roll

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.30.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It's not enough that the newest 21c museum hotel is located in downtown Durham, home to one of the fastest-growing cultural scenes in the nation. No. The new hotel -- the fourth in a rapidly growing 21c collection -- has taken over the 17-story Hill Building, built in 1935-37.

David Lohr

Sex Offender Accused Of Keeping Ex-Girlfriend In Locked Box Now Wanted in Double Homicide

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.21.2015 | Crime

A Missouri sex offender wanted in a manhunt for allegedly holding his former girlfriend in a locked wooden box, is now accused of killing the woman an...

Techweek Meet Kansas City... Kansas City Meet Techweek

Jason Grill | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology
Jason Grill

Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.

David Lohr

Police Search For Man Accused Of Keeping Girlfriend Locked In Box

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.01.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Missouri are searching for a 47-year-old man who allegedly kept his girlfriend locked in a box for four months inside the house they sh...

These Are the Absolute Cheapest Flights in the U.S.

Hopper.com | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

There's nothing worse for the budding traveler than when the wanderlust takes hold and the bank balance doesn't agree. Well, don't worry, because all is not lost! At least, not with Hopper at hand to set would-­be travelers straight.

5 Newsworthy Privacy Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.09.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In addition to my regular HuffPost musings, this marks the first of a series of weekly columns designed to quickly and dare I say entertainingly help us all be aware of a few most important privacy-related stories, good and/or bad.

Kansas City's First Transgender Lingerie Shop

Kayti Doolittle | Posted 04.10.2015 | Style
Kayti Doolittle

Missouri may have extreme conservatives like Todd Akin, who claimed the female body had some magical power to avoid conception while being raped, but Missouri also has Peregrine Honig. Times are a changing. And panties are too.

The Joplin Paintings Manifests Abstractions and Realities

Blair Schulman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Recollections of a natural disaster, both awesome and disconcerting, are on view at Kansas City's Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. Somewhere amidst the wreckage there is a parable. We ask for proof of a God. When a sign is given, we grieve for having gotten what we asked for.

5 Up-and-Coming U.S. Tourism Cities

Shermans Travel | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Before the rest of the world catches on, discover these five American cities that are gaining traction in the areas of fine arts, fine food, and fine beverages.

The Cultural Evolution of Art and the Net

Blair Schulman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Having opened the window to everyone, art and the internet has evolved from the side of a building or a subway car to land on our desktops and smartphones. We can carry aesthetics, creativity and ideology with us everywhere.

'Twas The Night Before Labor

Ali Fallis | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Ali Fallis

When down in the kitchen there arose such a clatter, I waddled downstairs to see what was the matter. (And to pee.)

Hearing Set For Suspect In Jewish Site Shootings

Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist who admits killing three people outside two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites is set to appear in court for ...

Driver Charged With Murder In Muslim Somali Teen's Death

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 12.05.2014 | Religion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An SUV driver accused of deliberately running down a Muslim teenager in Kansas City was charged Friday with first-degree mur...

A New Addition To The What-I'm-Thankful-For List

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Jeremy Krashin

I am thankful for these nurses, and so many others. They made the most challenging part of our life bearable. They made it human.

Single Work Appreciation Day: '#textme,' Peregrine Honig

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

In the self-portrait, the artist is, perhaps romantically, expected to display his or her most profound understanding of psychology, wisdom, hope, and despair. The proliferation of digital cameras, either aimed at mirrors or with the lens pointed backward, has recently overlaid the "selfie" on this antique genre.

Find Veterans Day's Roots at Kansas City's National WWI Museum

Lisa Singh | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Lisa Singh

(All photos courtesy: National World War I Museum) Long before it was ever called Veterans Day, the annual holiday in honor of America's armed force...

Peregrine Honig's Unicorn Considers Myths and Transitions

Blair Schulman | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Long known as an artist with a wide following, Peregrine Honig presents a mutli-fold exhibition of ideas on narcissism, sexuality and identity for her first Kansas City solo exhibition in a decade at Haw Contemporary.

5 Reasons the Kansas City Royals Aren't the Worst

Danielle Ripley-Burgess | Posted 12.24.2014 | Sports
Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Everyone's entitled to their opinions, including San Francisco writers who prefer their city's team over mine. But after reading a downright mean article that's not only picking on the team, but our fans, I want to stick up for the city I call home.

5 Reasons to Fall in Love With Kansas City

Michelle Lamar | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Michelle Lamar

America loves the Kansas City Royals. All the attention on the Royals has put a spotlight on this heartland city, nicknamed the City of Fountains.

Alena Hall

Meet The Breast Cancer Survivor Who's Raised A Record Amount Of Money For Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact

When Cathy Jolly was only 35 years old, a breast cancer diagnosis threatened to turn her life upside down. After surviving her battle and empathizing ...

Steven and William Ladd: Intricate and Intimate

Blair Schulman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Engaging with the artists and their work on multiple levels the audience serves as both observer and participant. This idea becomes a springboard for a wealth of ideas beyond objects and craft.

5 Midwest Cities on the Entrepreneurial Rise

Matt Hunckler | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Matt Hunckler

Think Silicon Valley is the only place to launch a successful tech startup? Maybe you haven't visited some of the growing cities in the so-called ...