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Suzanne Hogan / KCUR

When national news editors review the top stories of 2014, Ebola, Isis and the World Cup might top the list.

But when we talk to editors of some hyper-local Kansas City papers, very different stories emerge.

Joe Jarosz, managing editor, Northeast News:

Alex Smith

This week, during Passover, Jewish communities everywhere will gather together to retell one of the oldest tales in the world: the biblical story of Exodus. 

joannathan.com/rbarenblat

When you take bread off the table, what goes on yours? Award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan has a few ideas.

Kagor

It just wouldn't be Hanukkah without the oil. Latkes, jelly doughnuts and other foods for the holiday are drenched in the stuff to honor the miracle of the oil lamp in the Hanukkah story.