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Wed January 29, 2014

Kansas' New State Capitol: Bright, Shiny And Majestic

The renovation of the Kansas statehouse is complete.

Work began on the Kansas Capitol in October 1866 when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later, it was finished. The cost? $3,200,588.92.

Fast forward to today.  After 13 years and nearly $330 million, the statehouse, with its French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details,  has undergone a renovation. 

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12:14 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

KC History: Friends Of The Sheffield Cemetery Prepare For Ed Asner Fundraiser

Sheffield Cemetery

The Sheffield Cemetery is the second largest Jewish cemetery in the Kansas City area and certainly one of the oldest, but until recently, it didn't look like such an area of prestige.

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