Rabbi Cary William Levine, the 55-year-old Jewish leader who died in a synagogue attack in Jerusalem Tuesday, was a native of Kansas City, where the impact of the violence is being felt. NPR reports that Levine was one of five people killed in the synagogue attack, carried out by Palestinians during a crowded prayer session Tuesday.
Entrepreneurs often pitch their ideas to the corporate world hoping to secure a partnership or license a product. However, it’s rare to see large corporations pitch back to the same entrepreneurs, seeking help and partnerships to build products and solve problems. At Reverse Pitch, presented by KCnext, eight local corporations —Adknowledge, Assurant, BATS, Black & Veatch, Cisco, DST Systems, Perceptive Software and Sprint/Pinsight ...Continue Reading
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Professor Gates introduces Tina Fey to her 5th Great-Grandfather, John Hewson, a British textile manufacturer who was once the esteemed guest of founding father Benjamin Franklin on Finding Your Roots.
Star Bill Nighy and writer/director David Hare on the character evolution of Johnny Worricker, his true intentions, and where he stands at the saga’s conclusion. Worricker: Salting the Battlefield is available to stream for free, for a limited time. #MasterpiecePBS
As the Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period began Saturday, for-profit and non-profit groups ramped up efforts to assist populations that have proven hard to reach. At events in and around Kansas City, counselors, insurance brokers and insurance companies held public education events and free health fairs to reach the uninsured and underinsured among ...Continue Reading