Food & Drink
8:37 am
Wed October 19, 2011

John McClure, Executive Chef/Owner of Starker's, Dies at 35

Starker's Restaurant Executive Chef/Owner John McClure
courtesy of Starker's Restaurant

John McClure, the owner and executive chef at Starker's Restaurant on the Country Club Plaza, has died. McClure was 35.

Kansas City, Mo. – John McClure, the owner and executive chef at Starker's Restaurant on the Country Club Plaza, has died. McClure was 35.

According to The Pitch's Fat City blog, McClure was found dead in his home Wednesday morning.

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2:18 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Kansas Starts Developing Insurance Exchange

9:57 am
Tue December 7, 2010

Kansas Lawmakers Elect Leadership, Begin Forming Policy for 2011

Topkea, KS – Kansas lawmakers are gearing up for the next session. House members met in Topeka yesterday to elect their leaders. They'll now begin the task of working to set their priorities. Stephen Koranda has more.


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11:10 am
Tue November 9, 2010

First Flu Cases Of The Season Confirmed In Kansas

Topkea, KS – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed the first two cases of influenza in Kansas this season. More from Kansas Public Radio's Bryan Thompson.


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6:20 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

Moore, Yoder Try To Sound Different Notes In First Debate

Kansas City, Missouri – Kansas 3rd Congressional District Democratic candidate Stephene Moore defined herself as a nurse, businesswoman,and a grandmother. She is also the wife of the retiring , 6-term incumbent Dennis Moore.

Moore said her main opponent, Kevin Yoder, was a career politician running from a flip floppy record as a Kansas legislator. She pointed out he'd voted for sales, income, and excise taxes during his years as a legislator.

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6:34 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

More Than 2 Dozen Kansas Candidates Just Make Filing Deadline

Shawnee Mission, Kansas – June 10th, noon, was the filing deadline for Kansans who wanted to run for office. Some 25 hopeful state legislators, U.S. representatives, even 2 U.S. Senate candidates got in just under the gun.

There are 7 candidates - 6 of them Republican - running for the 1st Congressional district in Western Kansas. 9 filed for the Senate seat vacated by Sam Brownback.

Brownback, who is running for Governor, filed just 10 days ago. His primary opponent, Joan Heffington, filed yesterday.

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1:39 am
Thu June 10, 2010

GOP Players Also Engaged In Race For Secretary Of State

Kansas City – It's unclear how news of financial mismanagement at the Kansas GOP will affect the race for Secretary of State.

The Topeka Capitol Journal reported earlier this week that an FEC audit revealed the Kansas GOP inappropriately or illegally handled hundreds of thousands of dollars during 2007 and 2008.

Kris Kobach, now a candidate for Secretary of State, was the party chair during that time.

Kobach said he knew the issue is a distraction, but said he wasn't concerned it would hurt him politically.

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