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Monday, November 21, 2011

New Graduation Formula Shows that Nearly Half of the Missouri Kids are NOT Graduating

Missouri has just adopted the new national formula for counting graduation rates. The old formula took in to consideration kids who graduated late due to slower learning or from a medical condition.

The new formula only looks at kids who graduated high school in four years.

At first glance, the new formula doesn't look fair because it doesn't count kids who had challenges. After talking to an area school administrator, most school districts have less then 1% of their student body face challenges from medical conditions like an illness or injury that will keep them from graduating in high school within 4 years.

Since the graduation rates dropped so significantly in Missouri, I must assume that either there are lots of kids in special programs or the old way of counting graduates had many flaws.

Education is a team. It consist of the school system, community and parents. Somewhere, there is a HUGE flaw in the school districts that are only graduating around 50% of the students within 4 years.

To read the Kansas City Star article about the new graduation formula, go to New Graduation Formula.  


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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Despite Rise in DUI-Related Deaths, MADD Gives Kansas a Five Star Rating

Despite Rise in DUI-Related Deaths, MADD Gives Kansas a Five Star Rating

Despite a rise in DUI-related deaths, Motthers Against Drunk Driving recently announced this week that they had bestowed a 5 star rating for DUI countermeasures on the state of Kansas. Kansas is one of five states receiving this honor. The rating is based on Kansas laws requiring breath interlock devices for all convicted drunk drivers, operating sobriety checkpoints, escalating penalties for driving while intoxicated with children in the car, using "no refusal" methods of apprehending suspected drunk drivers, and revoking licenses through administrative processes.

Missouri earned three stars and doesn't mandate interlock devices after one DUI or have harsher penalties for DUIs with children present.
The other four states receiving the five star ranking are Arizona, Illinois, Nebraska and Utah.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Kansas saw a rise in DUI-related deaths between 2006 and 2009.



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Comcast in Olathe, Kansas Causes the Shutdown of a Homeless Shelter as Cold Weather Strikes

Comcast in Olathe, Kansas Causes the Shutdown of a Homeless Shelter as Cold Weather Strikes


According to reports, Comcast of Olathe, Kansas installed a line at a homeless shelter in Olathe. Well, if the story ended here, it would be a normal story.


The problem here is after the landlord of the building hired a plumber to investigate a pungent smell that was starting to evacuate the building, it was discovered that Comcast of Olathe, KS. installed the line through a sewer line.


The problem here is the Shelter and landlord contacted Fox 4 of KC to help after repeated phone calls to Comcast of Olathe, KS. went unanswered.


From rumors, Comcast of Olathe sent a crew to the building but because of the improper equipment did not offer to fix the problem.


The homeless shelter is still closed.


To read more, go to Comcast caused homeless shelter to close down.


What do you think Comcast should do? If you think Comcast should fix the problem, call them at (877) 547-9973.


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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Land in Farm Areas Soar in Price in the Kansas, Nebraska and the rest of the Midwest - Farmland Values May Still Be Rising with Bumper Crops

Land in Farm Areas Soar in Price in the Kansas, Nebraska and the rest of the Midwest - Farmland Values May Still Be Rising . . .


Surveys recently released by the Federal Reserves in Kansas City and Chicago find that despite a struggling U.S. housing market, agricultural land in their districts is skyrocketing in value. The surprising data showed that the increase in land values may still be rising. The survey said that:

"District farmland values surged to a record high in the third quarter," the Kansas City survey said. "Cropland values rose more than 25 percent over the past year, and ranchland values increased 14 percent."
In particular, Nebraska experienced exceptionally strong gains in the Kansas City District due to bumper crops -- especially productive seasons for certain crops -- reporting a roughly 40% rise in farmland prices from one year ago.
A similar bubble occurred in the 1980's, then the farmland values dropped like a pancake.

To read the full Money Magazine article, go to: Midwest Farmland Values Soar.





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As Crown Center is planning on opening an Aquarium, Mission, Kansas is planning a Press Conference today to Announce their Newest Development Including an Aquarium

As Crown Center is planning on opening an Aquarium, Mission, Kansas is planning a Press Conference today to Announce their Newest Development Including an Aquarium




The past couple years if a Kansas Citian wanted to view a huge saltwater aquarium, they would either go to the T-Rex Restaurant, Bass Pro Shops or to local saltwater fish stores like Midwest Reefs, Aquarium Wholesale, Piccaso Exotic Aquatics or Paradise Aquatics.


Day trips to Omaha, Oklahoma City and St. Louis would provide more viewing pleasures with bigger aquariums and more saltwater fish.


A couple months ago there was announcement of a large saltwater fish aquarium opening up next spring in the Crown Center area.


Today, the City of Mission, Kansas is holding a press conference to announce the approval of a new development featuring a 1.5 million saltwater aquarium. The aquarium will be operated by U.S. Aquarium Team.


For more information on the Mission, KS. saltwater aquarium, go to Mission Saltwater Aquarium


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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Were the OSU Cowboys happy or was that an Earthquake? Do you need Earthquake Insurance in Kansas City?


Were the OSU Cowboys happy or was that an Earthquake? Do you need Earthquake Insurance in Kansas City?


During the Kansas State vs. OSU Cowboys football game the earth started to move. Most people in Kansas City probably didn't feel a thing and probably didn't know what the rumbling was until they watched the news or read the KC Star.

Yep, the news was reporting that an earthquake hit Oklahoma and could be felt as far away as Kansas City. During the tremors, I had just left a friends home in Eudora and was on my way back home. I was on an old country road when the tremors could be felt. At first I thought it was the wind. My wife got on Facebook because she thought it was something bigger than the wind. She started reading the status updates and the word earthquake kept popping up.

When I got home I watched the national news and the reporting of the damage. The news reports of the significant damage that many homemowners in the Oklahoma area sustained and I wondered if they have earthquake insurance.

Since the earthquake could be felt in Kansas City, Olathe and Overland Park, was there damage there also. Although the news reported no damage in Kansas City, what happened if there was? Do people in Kansas City have earthquake insurance?

If you live in Gardner, Olathe, Overland Park, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee or Kansas City; here is a great link leading to an article about earthquake insurance.
 
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Looking for a job in Olathe, Kansas? Checkout Speed Interviewing

Looking for a job in Olathe, Kansas? Checkout Speed Interviewing

Volunteers from the Johnson County, Kansas chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will provide free job-interviewing advice at an event set for May 18th 2011.

Organizers of the event bill the event as akin to “speed dating” sessions — but this will be “speed interviewing.”

Olathe job hunters will be able to sit down with human resource professionals for timed, individual sessions.

Participants will get immediate feedback about their appearance, their answers to typical interview questions and how well they sell themselves in three minutes.

The “So You Think You Can Interview?” session will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Olathe City Hall, 100 E. Santa Fe St.

For more information, go to www.shrmjc.org.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Seems that not even terrorist and Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was immune to the temptations of building a McMansion during the housing boom - Is Osama Bin Laden's McMansion going up for sale soon?

Seems that not even terrorist and Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was immune to the temptations of building a McMansion during the housing boom. Bin Ladens 2005 bubble-era “Palace De Me” was…like most McMansions…the largest house in the neighborhood.
Osama Bin Laden's luxury home in Pakistan

From the NYTimes:
It was hardly the spartan cave in the mountains that many had envisioned as Bin Laden’s hiding place. Rather, it was a mansion on the outskirts of the town’s center, set on an imposing hilltop and ringed by 12-foot-high concrete walls topped with barbed wire.
Many believed Osama Bin Laden lived in a cave

The Osama Bin Laden McMansion was valued at $1 million, but it had neither a telephone nor an Internet connection. The past residents were so concerned about security that they burned their trash rather putting it on the street for collection the way their neighbors did. Although the McMansion was definitely bigger than most homes in the neighborhood, it lacked daily housekeeping. But then again 20+ Navy Seals might have made a mess on their visit a couple days ago.

American officials believed that the compound, built in 2005, was designed for the specific purpose of hiding Bin Laden.

Arial view of Osama Bin Laden's McMansion in Pakistan






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Saturday, January 15, 2011

HUD Awards 127 Million Dollars in Grants including over 3 Million to the State of Kansas

HUD Awards 127 Million Dollars in Grants including over 3 Million to the State of Kansas

The United States Department  of Housing and Urban Development today awarded the State of Kansas nearly $3,100,000 in grants to conduct a wide range of activities intended to protect children and families from potentially dangerous lead-based paint and other home health and safety hazards (see chart below).

The grant is part of a 127 million dollar grant announced this past week that is targeted toward the clean up lead and other health hazards in more than 11,000 homes, train workers in lead safety methods, and increase public awareness about childhood lead poisoning.  Children who get lead poisoning  can have severe developmental issues that will last into adulthood..

“Protecting the health, and indeed the futures, of our children is a top priority for HUD. We cannot allow children to be poisoned in their own homes,” said HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.  “These grants will help communities around the nation to protect families from lead exposure and other significant health and safety hazards.”

HUD Deputy Secretary Ron Sims added: “With these grant awards, HUD makes it clear that providing healthy and safe homes for families and children is a priority.  It’s simple: you can’t be healthy if your home is sick.  There are far too many ‘sick homes’ in our communities, and these funds will target the worst of those homes.  HUD is committed to protecting children from these hazards, as part of the Department’s effort to help make the nation’s housing healthy and sustainable.”

The following is a breakdown of the funding announced today:
Grant Program
Funding Awarded
Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program
$66,600,000
“Healthy Homes Initiative” funding
$2,300,000
Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program
$48,000,000
Healthy Homes Production Grant Program
$10,000,000
TOTAL $126,900,000


Through these grant programs, HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Controlpromotes local efforts to eliminate dangerous lead hazards from lower income homes; stimulates private sector investment in lead hazard control; and educates the public about the dangers of lead-based paint.  A complete project-by-project summary of the programs awarded grants today can be found on HUD’s website .

Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs
Even though lead lead-based paint was banned for residential use in 1978, HUD estimates that approximately 24 million homes still have significant lead-based paint hazards today.  Lead-contaminated dust is the primary cause of lead exposure and can lead to a variety of health problems in young children, including reduced IQ, learning disabilities, developmental delays, reduced height, and impaired hearing.  At higher levels, lead can damage a child’s kidneys and central nervous system and cause anemia, coma, convulsions and even death.



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Friday, January 14, 2011

Dinosaurs are coming back to Overland Park, Kansas due to recent Overland Park, KS. City Council Vote

Dinosaurs are coming back to Overland Park, Kansas due to recent Overland Park, KS. City Council Vote



The City Council of Overland Park has approved an additional $30 million in tax incentives for a new development that will showcase a museum with exhibits from the American Museum of Natural History. The most popular exhibits of the American Museum of Natural History is the dinosaur exhibits.

The City Council voted unanimously on Monday night to approve a tax incentive never before used in Overland Park for the $588 million Prairiefire at LionsGate. The project will be located at the southwest corner of 135th Street and Nall Avenue in southern Overland Park. 
The project already has won $66 million in state tax incentives intended to foster tourism. The state tax incentives coupled with what the city approved means that public financing for the project would reach $96 million, or 16 percent of the $588 million cost of the project.
The new incentive, called a community development district, stems from a law the Kansas Legislature passed in 2009 that has not been used in Overland Park although it has been used by some smaller nearby cities.
Prairiefire at LionsGate covers 60 acres and calls for 350,000 square feet of retail stores, 291,000 square feet of offices, bike-hike trails and the museum. A movie theater also is being considered
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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Looking for a Career Change? This Career Expo in Overland Park may be the first step

New Landings (NL) is sponsoring their fourth Career Expo. The purpose of this career fair is to provide job seekers with face-to-face networking opportunities with recruiters from over 50 companies in Johnson County and the surrounding greater Kansas City area.


This event is being sponsored by American College of Technology and Kelly Services (including IT, Finance, Scientific, and Commercial divisions). Participating companies include A-1 Careers/A-1 Staffing, Adaptive Solutions Group, Balance Point, COMSYS, ECCO Select, ExecuPros, Ferrellgas, Genesis 10, Kforce Technology Staffing, LandaJob, Inc., MegaForce, Midwest Consulting Group, Morgan Hunter, Multi Service Corporation, New Directions Behavioral Health, PAiGE Technologies, LLC., Sprint Nextel, Workforce Partnership, Yoh IT. Vendors: Allegar Enterprises, American College of Technology, APEX Business Advisors, A-Z Professional Resume Service, Brockton Creative Group, Careerlink.com, First5 Image Consulting, LLC, Franklin Covey Company, Law Office of Lois A. Gladstone, LLC, Jim's Portraits of Life Kansas City, Jobb Shop, Send Out Cards, SmartSpot, The Entrepreneurs Source, The Job Radio Show.com, The Kansas City Business Journal, WagGem Solutions.

THE JOB RADIO SHOW WILL BE GIVING AWAY A 'JOB HUNT MAKEOVER'. WIN TEETH WHITENING, SALON SERVICES, BUSINESS CLOTHES, CAREER COACHING, RESUME & BUSINESS CARD PRINTING AND MUCH MORE!!"

The Career Expo is on April 1st, 2010 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Double Tree Hotel (Seattle/Monterey Room)
The Double Tree Hotel is at 10100 College Blvd in Overland Park, Kansas (69 Highway & College Blvd.)

For more information go to: Facebook | Career Expo

Special kudos to Alaina Gibson for sending me this information.

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Monday, March 1, 2010

Bank regulations protect against overdraft

Jessica Janasz didn’t think twice before swiping her Commerce Bank debit card to pay for a $10 haircut.

The next day and one debit card purchase later, she checked her online account and realized she had been charged $55 in overdraft fees.

“I thought it was absolutely ridiculous that I was charged so much,” said Janasz, a junior from Overland Park.

Janasz isn’t alone in her frustrations with overdraft fees. According to a 2008 report by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., nearly half of people ages 18-25 incur fees each year for attempting to withdraw more money from an account than is available.

Big Bucks

Banks in the United States stood to collect $38.5 billion in overdraft fees in 2009, according to data from Moebs $ervices, an economic research firm.

However, new Federal Reserve regulations set to take effect this summer will soon cause banks to face stricter rules for charging overdraft fees.

The Federal Reserve regulations will require banks to explain overdraft policies and get written consent from customers who enroll in overdraft protection programs. The alternative would be for customers to have bankcard withdrawals denied when the checking account has no money.



Even with the changes, consumer advocates are demanding more protection. Director of financial services for the Consumer Federation of America Jean Ann Fox said the new Federal Reserve regulations don’t go far enough.
Fox said the regulations don’t protect consumers from disproportionate charges, additional fees assessed when charges aren’t paid and charges from using paper checks.
“Competition hasn’t disciplined banks and the Federal Reserve hasn’t taken the necessary steps, so Congress needs to take action,” Fox said.
The Consumer Federation of America is supporting the passage of House Bill 3904 and Senate Bill 1799, which would “amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices related to the marketing and provision of overdraft coverage programs at depository institutions, and for other purposes,” the legislation states. Both bills have been held up in committees since the fall.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore is a chairman on the Financial Services committee that is currently considering House Bill 3904. He said the Federal Reserve regulations were a step in the right direction, but more should be done to protect consumers.
“Congress needs to ensure a $2 cup of coffee doesn’t end up costing the consumer $40 in fees,” Moore said through e-mail.
Robert DeYong, director of KU Center for Banking Excellence, said students don’t need to wait for the law to offer protection from overdraft charges.
“The best way to avoid fees is to keep track of what you spend,” DeYoung said. “You shouldn’t write checks or use debit cards without writing it down in a bank book.”
Daniel Rezaiekhaligh, a senior from Kansas City, Mo., said he learned to be more diligent about checking his account records after he was charged $80 in fees from Bank of America for a $1.80 purchase.
“Once you have it happen, you’ll see it’s such a scam,” Rezaiekhaligh said.
Rezaiekhaligh said it helps to keep track of finances, but banks also need to be more responsible for telling their customers about overdraft charges.
“Banks will notify you about anything else, but not about overdrafts,” Rezaiekhaligh said. “You never hear, ‘Hey, not only are you out of money, but we’re charging you $25 more dollars.’”
In a statement about its overdraft policies, Commerce Bank said, “Commerce Bank has invested in providing more information and services to help customers effectively manage their finances to avoid overdrafts.”
A Bank of America representative did not respond to an interview request.
In the meantime, Fox, from the Consumer Federation of America, has one suggestion: “Leave your debit card at home.”

For more information, go to: Bank regulations protect against overdraft:
Check out Braden Katz's article for more information about debit cards and overdraft charges.


With the new regulations set to begin this summer and more legislation pending Congress, banks will soon have to readjust their policies.



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