Courtrooms are no strangers to trauma. This includes the trauma many defendants experience throughout their lives, and the trauma they experience in court as they stand before a judge.
Firefighters race into a burning building knowing they will face extreme heat and possibly life-threatening, thick black smoke. It’s their occupational hazard.
But an unforeseen hazard lurks in the flames and smoke – the risk of cancer.
The University of Kansas Health System—home to the region’s only National Cancer Institute designated cancer center—recently received news that demonstrates why that designation is a boon to Wyandotte County: In November it became one of only 16 cancer centers to offer the newly FDA-approved CAR T cell therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients.
Wyandotte County’s Unified Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution that brings the proposed downtown “Healthy Campus” closer to reality.
The measure, approved with a 9-1 vote during the Commission’s November 30 meeting, allows the Unified Government to use up to $2 million to buy land at 10th Street and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.
In November, 2016, KCKPS passed a $235 million no tax increase bond referendum, and the first projects being paid out of the bond were completed this spring and summer. Additional construction projects are underway while other projects are scheduled for coming years. In total, there will be more than 80 projects during the next fi…
You may know Pete Cashen as the owner of TMS, Inc., a mechanical contracting company at 701 Southwest Blvd., or as the co-owner of Dynamic Discs, a disc golf equipment company in both Emporia, KS and Rosedale. The staff at RDA know him as one of our dedicated board members, but Pete is a community leader in…
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Wyandotte County no longer last in a ranking of Kansas counties’ health outcomes
Mayor Mark Holland, of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, didn’t mince words last month as he launched a campaign to make it easy for residents to voice their support for the Affordable Care Act.