News Sports Business Food Alert 82° Full Menu Alert 82° Home eEdition Customer Service Customer Service Newsletters Obituaries News All News Local news Crime Politics The Buzz C. W. Gusewelle Nation & World 913 816 North Cass County Lee's Summit Homicide KC Community Faces Mary Sanchez Eyewitness Weird News Video Photos Sports All Sports Chiefs Royals Royals photos Sporting KC Olympics Kansas Missouri K-State High School Scores & Stats NASCAR Outdoors NBA Buy Tickets Blogs & Columns Red Zone The Full 90 Campus Corner For Pete's Sake Sam Mellinger Vahe Gregorian Politics Politics Elections The Missouri Influencer Series Opinion All Opinion Editorials Opinion Influencers Letters to the Editor Colleen Nelson Derek Donovan Dave Helling Melinda Henneberger Steve Kraske Toriano Porter Mary Sanchez Steve Rose Guest commentary Syndicated columnists Submit a Letter … [Read more...] about From hospital to haunted house to ‘dangerous,’ building by 18th and Vine has new life
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A New York firm has won a competition to bring new life to one of downtown Chattanooga's largest alleyways that's located behind one of the central city's newest apartment complexes. The winning proposal called "City Thread" will be a ribbon-like, steel sculpture that will snake through the alley behind the $30 million Market City Center apartments in the 700 block of Market Street. About City Thread A painted graphic will peak its way out onto the East Seventh Street entrance to the alley. The sculpture will offer informal seating for visitors. The undulations in the bench areas can be utilized as the framework for small stages, or the infrastructure can be used for film screenings or digital media, according to the winning firm. Created by the design firm Sports of Syracuse, New York,, the installation will permit a variety of uses such as a stage, lounge area, and framing for artwork, said Amy Donahue of the River City Co. "It creates zones of activity," she said. Sports is … [Read more...] about Competition winner to bring new life to downtown Chattanooga alley
Two dozen convicted felons and ex-offenders packed into a handful of meeting rooms at the American Job Center off Brainerd Road on Thursday morning for the first part of a two-day job fair tailor made for them. The New Life Job Fair, sponsored by the city of Chattanooga, the American Job Center and Father to the Fatherless, is held twice a year in the Eastgate Town Center for those looking for a way to re-enter society by putting in the work with a new career. If you go › What: New Life Job Fair› When: Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.› Where: American Job Center, Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road› Cost: Free› More info: Call 423-643-6702 to confirm your attendance Career guidance professionals and instructors contribute time and expertise each time to teach participants how to prepare resumes, dress professionally and perform well in interviews. They say events like this are essential to ensure that community members with a record can actually build … [Read more...] about New Life Job Fair offers second chance to felons
Published May 27, 2018 Transportation Associated Press Facebook Twitter Comments Print article This May 25, 2018 photo shows the old Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. board member Edsel B. Ford II has said the company was in talks with the train station's owner about buying it, but some won't believe it until they see the Dea ( AP ) Expand DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit's long decline from America's manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. Continue Reading Below The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit's passenger rail traffic closed in 1988 due to a decline in ridership and took on a new life in the subsequent years as a must-see destination for urban explorers, the homeless and scavengers, who picked it clean of anything valuable. After years of failed short-lived plans to … [Read more...] about Detroit’s vacant train station may get new life
Speaking at a commencement ceremony at Hillsdale College in Michigan on Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence told the graduates that religion in the United States is going strong."The percentage of Americans who live out their religion on a weekly basis — praying, going to church, reading and believing in the Bible — has remained remarkably consistent over the decades, even as the population of the United States has grown by leaps and bounds," Pence said during his speech. "I mean, think about it, today, relative to the population, four times as many Americans go to church on a regular basis than at the time of our nation’s founding. Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day."We wondered whether Pence is right that "religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day."Based on data and scholarly opinion, Pence … [Read more...] about PolitiFact fact-check: Is Mike Pence right that religion is gaining new life in US?