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6 Ways to Use KCResearch to Improve your BusinessKCResearch is for everyone, but there are some tricks entrepreneurs can use to get the most out of KCResearch. By using some of the resources and tools we have made available, you can find out what you need to know to start a new business or improve your existing business. Nov 30, 2011
After Dark: Kansas City's New Youth CurfewA new summertime curfew has been implemented due to recent upticks in teen violence. Some are crying foul, while others are celebrating. Sep 1, 2011
Mapping Kansas City: KCResearch Tries out Cartography (with some help)The recent Infinite KC mapping contest sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library got our gears turning about ways to use data from KCResearch to make maps. Mar 7, 2012
Pedaling Towards ProgressWith a new fleet of rental bikes coming to KC this summer, the city is creating a more cycling-friendly environment. But what does that mean for the local economy and how realistic is it? Mar 7, 2012
Putting Poverty in ContextThe national poverty rate is at a 25 year high. This post examines how the government measures poverty and other ways of looking at what it means to be poor. Dec 21, 2011
Reading Between the Lines (Part 1)An in-depth look at local Charter Schools and urban education in Kansas City. Nov 1, 2011
Reading Between the Lines (Part 2)An in-depth look at local Charter Schools and urban education in Kansas City. Nov 2, 2011
Reading Between the Lines (Part 3)An in-depth look at local Charter Schools and urban education in Kansas City. Nov 3, 2011
Reading Between the Lines (Part 4)An in-depth look at local Charter Schools and urban education in Kansas City. Nov 8, 2011
The Current State of PovertyThe national poverty rate is at a 25 year high. This post goes over the current situation regarding poverty - giving the numbers and the analysis of the data. Jan 17, 2012

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