Kansas News: Missouri tree & lawn care company ordered to repay Kansas consumer

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TOPEKA, KS – A Missouri tree and lawn care company has been ordered to repay $1,000 to a Kansas consumer after violating Kansas consumer protection laws, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

KANSAS CITY, Kan.  | Harvick passes Truex with 1 to go to win at Kansas Speedway

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick surged past Martin Truex Jr. with one lap to go to win Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, his fifth win in what has turned out to be a dominant start to the season. Sports Harvick kansas city Kansas Speedway passes Truex TodayNews Win

KANSAS CITY, Kan. | The Latest: Larson wins second stage at Kansas Speedway

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Kan. | The Latest: Larson wins second stage at Kansas Speedway at STL.News.

KANSAS CITY, Kan.| The Latest: Blaney wins Stage 1 at Kansas Speedway

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway (all times local): 8 p.m. Ryan Blaney held off pole-sitter Kevin Harvick with some side-by-side racing over the last few laps to capture the first stage of Saturday night’s race at Kansas Speedway.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Harvick on pole at Kansas seeking fifth win this season

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, where he will try to win for the fifth time this season. Harvick dominated last week at Dover and easily won the pole in qualifying at Kansas.

KCS Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders, Elects Twelve Directors & Announces Preferred and Common Dividends

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KANSAS CITY, MO – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 17, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. Business business news Kansas City Southern missouri Missouri Business News Missouri News Shareholders TodayNews

Academic Groups Blast Social Media Policy for Kansas Faculty

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In reaction to blowback from a controversial tweet written by a University of Kansas professor, the state university system’s board of regents passed a rule last week allowing for the firing of academic staffers who make contentious statements on social media.

OKLAHOMA CITY | Oklahoma City forward Collison retiring after 15 seasons

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Sports Kansas NBA players Oklahoma city Oklahoma City forward Collison retiring TodayNewsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison is retiring after 15 years in the NBA. The 37-year-old Collison announced his decision Thursday through the team.

Culture Slides

Jamie Notter

Thanks to the Kansas City Society of Association Executives and the Kansas Society of Association Executives for bringing Maddie and me out to both Missouri and Kansas (my first ever trip to Kansas) to speak to their members.

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LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Harper in walk year

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ERA) pitches for last-place Texas against the hard-hitting New York Yankees, who socked nine homers and totaled 18 runs in the final two games of their series at Kansas City. A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: BIG SEXY AND THE BRONX BOMBERS.

ST. LOUIS | Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

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Louis circuit attorney’s office from the felony case and appointed Jean Peters Baker, the prosecutor for Jackson County, where Kansas City is located. LOUIS (AP) — A St.

Best Practices Suck

Jamie Notter

When you live in Denver, it is absolutely a best practice to drive east if you want to get to Kansas City by car. Louis, you will never reach Kansas City (not without involving a boat or a plane, anyway).

The Big Picture: Chief Acceleration Officer

The Big Picture

Four years ago, Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « The Experience is the Economy | Main. | Why we love our association jobs so much » August 22, 2005. Chief Acceleration Officer. hired Marjorie Smelstor, Ph.D., as their chief acceleration officer.

The Importance of an Innovation Strategy in your Culture

Jamie Notter

I led a great session in Wichita, Kansas this week with some really smart healthcare professionals.

From GSAE: Understanding Change at Your Association

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I attended a webinar held by the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) where Dr. David Renz , Director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, spoke in great detail about successfully leading change initiatives.

Executive Connections: Information Wins at EPA

Executive Connections

Tuesday, 30 September, EPA will reopen previously closed libraries in Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City and Washington, D.C. Executive Connections. « Are You Mission Critical? Main. | Why SLA Will Not Endorse, or Oppose, a Candidate for Public Office » 26 September 2008. Information Wins at EPA. Each will be staffed with a professional librarian and be open to the public at least 24 hours a week.

Trucking Groups Boost Effort to Fight Sex Trafficking

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Two trucking associations and the Kansas attorney general have teamed up to prevent sex trafficking on the state’s highways, extending a program that is already assisting law enforcement in other states. Kansas is currently reviewing a similar program in Iowa called the Iowa MVE Model.

Convention Center Hotels: If They Build It, Will You Come?

Associations Now

As it turns out, the one thing Kansas City, Missouri, was missing in its effort to boost its convention business was a bunch of hotel rooms. We chose Kansas City because it is centrally located, so it will be easy for everyone to get to.

Hackathons Helping Nonprofits: The Overnight Website Challenge Offers Pro Bono Redesigns

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Paul, Minnesota; Chicago; Kansas City, Missouri; and Phoenix. The most recent event, which took place February 25-26 in Kansas City, brought together 40 employees from The Nerdery and other companies, all of whom put their energy into building websites.

Location, Support Network Prompt Holistic Nurses’ Big Move

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A desire to be centrally located and to improve the association management resources available to them made moving 1,000 miles from Arizona to Kansas an easy decision for the American Holistic Nurses Association. Their destination: Topeka, Kansas—1,000 miles away. “We

Press Association on the Hunt for Vietnam Service Member Photos

Associations Now

As part of a national memorial project, the Kansas Press Association is joining other state press associations around the country in a search for photos of every soldier killed during the Vietnam War.

Hospital Associations Leverage Data For More Transparency In Healthcare

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Roughly 80 percent of the state’s hospitals are contributing pricing and quality-based data to the site, MHA spokesman Dave Dillon told the Kansas City Business Journal. MHA did not ask for participation from hospitals on the Kansas side of the city.

A Year in Photos

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Louis, San Diego, Kansas City, Portland, Fort Lauderdale I tried not to take pictures of myself (two, neither of my face) or people in general (very few), my meals (although there are food photos), or my cat (less successful there).

Meeting Generously: Make It Personal

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Attendees at an event held at the Culinary Center of Kansas City wrote personal notes of encouragement to include with food packages that went to three local charities – Mattie Rhodes Center, Lazarus Ministries and Ronald McDonald House.

Connecting Brands, Clearing Inboxes, and Cultivating Employee Engagement with an Intranet Community

Higher Logic

Ascend Learning’s intranet has been so successful that, just a year after launch, basecamp was awarded the Gold PRISM award for Internal Communication by the Greater Kansas City Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

How to Make Valuable Face Time With New Members

Associations Now

The Kansas City chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry hosts micro-involvement events monthly, through a series called New Member Mingles. “In Onboarding is an essential piece of the membership engagement puzzle.

Iowa Cattlemen Raise Money for Out-of-State Wildfire Victims

Associations Now

As ranchers have been devastated by wildfires in Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, and Kansas, ICA is working to assist those affected over the past month.

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Connecting Brands, Clearing Inboxes, and Cultivating Employee Engagement with an Intranet Community

Higher Logic

Ascend Learning’s intranet has been so successful that, just a year after launch, basecamp was awarded the Gold PRISM award for Internal Communication by the Greater Kansas City Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

Meeting Generously: Create a VIP Giving Experience

Cvent Association Tips

Located in the Kansas City area, Overland Park features a recently renovated Convention Center, state-of-the-art Soccer Complex, new entertainment district, unique family attractions, over 250 restaurants and world-class shopping. by Mindy Lallier, Senior Sales Manager, Overland Park CVB.

How Associations Have Responded to the Tennessee Wildfires

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An Association CEO's Perspective In comments to the Topeka Capital Journal , Tonya Bell, CEO of the Great Smoky Mountains Association of Realtors and a former Kansas resident, offered a local’s perspective on the wildfires. “I

Leadership Lists

Association Leaders

Or perhaps it was because Dean Smith attended the University of Kansas, my alma mater, where he learned basketball from the best ever – Phog Allen. We’ve all seen them. Some of us have written them. I’m talking about lists…not grocery lists or to-do lists. I’m talking about the tenets of leadership lists. I love reading other people’s tenets of leadership lists. I like what those lists allow me to learn about the people who wrote them.

Meeting Generously: Provide a Change of Scenery

Cvent Association Tips

Located in the Kansas City area, Overland Park features a recently renovated Convention Center, state-of-the-art Soccer Complex, new entertainment district, unique family attractions, over 250 restaurants and world-class shopping. By Mindy Lallier, Senior Sales Manager, Overland Park CVB.

Governors Association Launches Opioid Treatment Pilot Targeted at Prisons

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Last month, NGA announced a pilot program in eight states—Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington—that will expand access to addiction treatment for offenders in prisons.

African-American Film Critics Honor Prince’s Cinema Legacy

Associations Now

Late R&B icon Prince did something most of his musical contemporaries could only dream of: He starred in a critically acclaimed hit film that won an Oscar and even spent some time behind the camera as a director.

Are associations stuck?

SCD Group

Toto, I have a feeling we''re not in Kansas anymore." There was a time (perhaps when Toto and Dorothy were in Kansas) that associations had a working model that produced the necessary income for the association to exist. Guest Blog by Tom Shay.

Guns in Schools: Districts Consider Arming Staff, but Insurers Have Cold Feet

Associations Now

More details on the issue: The problem: In the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, late last year, a number of districts in such states as Kansas, Oregon, and South Dakota have considered giving educators the choice to carry weapons on campus.

Wildlife Society, Bee Protection Program Team Up

Associations Now

The six-week forage tour—which will result in the planting of 50 million wildflower seeds at dedicated areas in Texas, Kansas, Illinois, and Florida—will involve TWS chapter members, as well as other Feed A Bee partners, and incorporate an educational session depending on the partners’ interest. “We

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Meeting Generously: Organize a Collection Drive

Cvent Association Tips

Located in the Kansas City area, Overland Park features a recently renovated Convention Center, state-of-the-art Soccer Complex, new entertainment district, unique family attractions, over 250 restaurants and world-class shopping. By Mindy Lallier, Senior Sales Manager, Overland Park CVB.

Meeting Generously: Fight Hunger Together

Cvent Association Tips

Located in the Kansas City area, Overland Park features a recently renovated Convention Center, state-of-the-art Soccer Complex, new entertainment district, unique family attractions, over 250 restaurants and world-class shopping. By Mindy Lallier, Senior Sales Manager, Overland Park CVB.

NFL Refs Group to Players: Criticism Crosses the Line

Associations Now

The head of the NFL Referees Association described as cause for concern the recent spate of incidents in which stars for the Washington Redskins, Kansas City Chiefs, and Jacksonville Jaguars criticized NFLRA members.