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Building 1,000 Toy Trucks: Kansas City Woodworkers Guild Shares the Love

Now in its 8th year, Maker Faire Kansas City is happening this weekend. Join in the fun and see what the Kansas City Woodworkers Guild is up to! Read more on MAKE The post Building 1,000 Toy Trucks: Kansas City Woodworkers Guild Shares the Love appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. Make:(…)

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Kansas City just installed free public Wi-Fi and dozens of ‘smart’ streetlights

Kansas City, a place long known for jazz and barbecue, now wants to be known as one of the most futuristic cities in America. Last week, the city announced plans to install free public Wi-Fi covering 50 blocks of its downtown, 125 “smart” streetlights that automatically dim when no one is underneath them, and a(…)

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Kansas City police pepper spray protesters at Trump rally

Protesters outside Donald Trump’s rally in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday were pepper sprayed by police, an uncommon practice even at the most tense events for the Republican presidential frontrunner.  Police deployed pepper spray to break up two large groups of more than 200 people who were ready to fight outside, Police Chief Darryl Forte(…)