Children at Snack Shack in Kansas City, Kan., talk about a good age to get a smartphone. In recent weeks hundreds of families across the Kansas City area have been discussing "Wait Until 8th,” a campaign asking parents to pledge they'll not provide smartphones until their children reach 8th grade.
Allison Long and Rick Montgomeryalong@kcstar.com
At what age should a child be given a smartphone?
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Chow Town visits Farm to Market Bread Company in Kansas City. Jill Silva, The Star's food editor, will explore the company's rich history and their famous holiday breads: stollen and panettone. Go behind the scenes and see how Italian panettone is made and “spiked" to cool upside down.
On a brief visit to London, Ardie A. Davis scoured the streets to see what Londoners know about barbecue — specifically Kansas City barbecue. At Smokestak in East London, Davis discovered, “This place knows barbecue.”
For more than 70 years, no one knew what became of the body of Donald Tolson, a Marine killed in action in the Battle of Tarawa in World War II. Then a man building a carport on the Pacific island found dog tags.