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THE-K AN8AS CltfY STAB y Ma 2'206i IWSPDE BUSINESS wwwkansaHcitycom ' ft id Passion for food flows from parent to child Mario Scaglia said “Jo Marie makes everything from scratch and she’s booked nearly every day That’s phenomenal with all the caterers we have in town" Mario Scaglia's son Phil Scaglia is a mortgage banker in Kansas City More space Manny's restaurant has redecorated its second floor for a new 2500-square-feet dining area adding 60 to 70 seats along with a second fully equipped kitchen to serve patrons quicker “It has tremendous atmosphere with the skyline view of downtown" said Manny Lopez founder of the restaurant at 207 Southwest Blvd! Time for a change Swirk Jewelry has closed its Hawthorne Plaza store and consolidated at its Country Club Plaza location which opened in 1966 Brian Swirk said the Hawthorne location never had the traffic of the Plaza store even though the Plaza store is in an out-of-the-way spot on a second floor at 310 W 47th St The Cityscape column runs Tuesdays and Fridays in the business section and Sundays in the metro section To reach Joyce Smith call (816) 234-4692 or send e-mail to jsmithkestarcom Jo Marie Scaglia's father thinks she works too hard True but then that s a trait she picked up from him Scaglia grew up watching her father Mario Scaglia put in long days at Mario’s on die Plaza and Cafe Mario Now she’s doing the same at her new business Modem Catering LLC in Fairway “Culinary came naturally to me I would take over the kitchen whenever anyone was cooking" she said She studied design at die University of Kansas She also spent nearly a decade working at two of San Francisco’s famous restaurants Fog JOYCE City Diner and SMITH Sam’s A®1 Cafe She learned to use the freshest ingredients possible and then pull them together in an interesting manner to combine different textures and flavors One recent dinner featured seared sea scallops with fresh black-eyed peas and roasted sweet com pepper succotash Italian gorgon-zola cheese and candied pecans over organic mixed greens and strawberries another included sun-dried cherry risotto roasted pork tenderloin with medot cherry wine sauce and rustic apple tarts with DAVID HUUTTThe Kansas City Star “Culinary came naturally to me I would take over the kitchen whenever anyone was cooking” said Jo Marie Scaglia who owns Modem Catering LLC in Fairway bourbon caramel sauce and cinnamon whipped cream Scaglia also will mix cuisines such as Asian-influenced with Italian-influenced All of her business has come from word of mouth While she has done birthday parties anniversaries brunches cocktail parties and other social events a good portion of her business is corporate clientele She’s looking for the perfect site for a retail outlet to serve the public much like her father did on the Country Chib Plaza “A place someone could come in and have some good food at a reasonable cost and maybe take things to go” she said Mario Scaglia said he was thrilled that two of his three children followed in his footsteps Daughter Kathy Scaglia Green owns Twenty 20 restaurant in the Crossroads district at 2020 Baltimore Ave “In order to be successful in this business you have to be dedicated” Unsuccessful lawsuit to cost former principal $2470 An elementary school principal who unsuccessfully sued KCTV Channel 5 for libel has been ordered to pay nearly $2470 in court costs Last fell KCTV prevailed in court after a federal jury was unable to find that an April 2 2002 broadcast damaged the reputation of former Pitcher Elementary School principal Janna Schwimmer The case grew out of a widely reported incident at the school in March 2002 when some third-graders were strip-searched in an effort to find $5 in missing lunch money KCTV reported that two teachers and Schwimmer forced die students to strip to their underwear and that Schwimmer resigned afterward In fact Schwimmer was not involved in the search and had for formed the school of her resignation plans months before In seeking to prove that KCTV deferred her Schwimmer had a high hurdle to overcome Before the trial US District Judge Ortrie Smith poses ! a public figure and therefore had to prove “actual malice" under Kansas defamation law The Kansas Supreme Court has defined “actual malice” to mean “actual evil-mfo-dedness or specific intent to injure" After the jury found against her Schwimmer moved for a new trial arguing Smith erroneously instructed the jury that it needed to find Schwimmer sustained actual damage to her reputation Smith’s instruction was based on a 1982 Kansas Supreme Court declaring that damages in a defamation case “may no longer be presumed they must be established by proof no matter what the character of the libel” Smith denied Schwimmer’s motion holding that it is “entirely possible for a defamatory statement to be made with malice yet not cause i He also rejected Schwimmer’s contention that the jury instructions incorrectly stated Kansas law because they required proof of malice as defined by the landmark US LEGAL AFFAIRS In Sullivan the Supreme Court ruled that public officials could not recover for a defamatory falsehood related to their official conduct unless they prove that the statement was made with “actual malice” — that is “with knowledge that it was false or with reckless disregard of whether it was false or not” Smith citing a Kansas Supreme Court decision handed down five months after Sullivan ruled that Sullivan did not require a change in Kansas defamation law Schwimmer not only lost her libel case last week — in a final affront — she was assessed $150 in court-clerk fees and an additional $231955 in court-reporter fees Schwimmer who no longer lives in the area could not be reached for comment Her attorney Fred Bellemere in of Sdgfried Bingham Levy Seher It Gee appeared resigned at the outcome and said “Costs are typically assessed against the losing party” he said “ From that perspective the judge was certainly entitled to do what he did It’s just one of those things” Bellemere who took the case on a contingency basis and therefore did not get paid (in contingency cases lawyers get paid only if they prevail) commended his opponent KCTV attorney Bemie Rhodes of Latiirop & Gage but said he still found Kansas defamation law “quite confusing” New US attorney The Senate has overwhelmingly approved Ray Gruender US Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri to fill a vacancy on the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeal 1 1 1 1 for tie seat by Sen t souri Republican He will fill the spot created when Judge Pasco Bowman a former dean of the University of Missouri -Kansas City School of Law took senior status last year Firm change Victoria Westerhaus formerly a partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon has joined Stinson Morrison Heck- er’s corporate finance division as a partner Westerhaus concentrates in the areas of securities law corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions Practice group expands Following its recent absorption of most of the lawyers at Craft Fridldn & Rhyne 230-lawyer Lathrop It Gage has expanded its government relations practice group The group is headed by Jack Craft and consists of 35 attorneys from Lathrop’s seven offices To reach Dan Margolies call (816) 234-4481 or send e-mail to ' UU:

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Cost of Living: Missouri vs. Kansas.
MissouriKansas
Average Household Income (2018)$55,461$59,597
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The Kansas City Star will leave its iconic glass building downtown and look for a new home, the newspaper announced Tuesday. The Star will vacate its building at 1601 McGee St. by the end of 2021. As part of the transition, the newspaper will move printing to a third party, beginning in the first quarter of 2021.

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How safe is Kansas City? ›

How safe is Kansas City, MO? The metropolitan area's violent crime rate was higher than the national rate in 2020. Its rate of property crime was higher than the national rate.

Is it better to live in Kansas or Missouri? ›

In Missouri, the overall cost of living is 85.9% of the national average, while in Kansas, it is 83.1% of the average.
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Cost of Living: Missouri vs. Kansas.
MissouriKansas
Average Health Insurance Costs Per Person$620$534
Grocery94.9% of national average93% of national average
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The state's name is derived from that of the Kansa, or Kaw, whose name comes from a Siouan-language phrase meaning “people of the south wind.”

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