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Kansas City Star

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Great for Missouri or Kansas Residents

The newspaper does not have the breadth of the New York Times, but the writing is solid and the stories well researched. I find an engaging story each time I "pick it up" with great analysis of issues relating to both Missouri and Kansas. It is by far the best news so...
The newspaper does not have the breadth of the New York Times, but the writing is solid and the stories well researched. I find an engaging story each time I "pick it up" with great analysis of issues relating to both Missouri and Kansas. It is by far the best news source in this part of the Midwest and does what journalists are supposed to do- keeping a sharp eye on Kansas and Missouri political and social issues.

posted by 10819635 on January 19, 2012

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3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Warning: No box scores for sports lovers

We bought my father a Nook for Christmas, and I decided to buy him 12 months worth of the Kansas City Star, since it is the biggest of the local papers and he frequently buys them in paper format. Figured it would be a really good deal for 7 dollars a month when a Sund...
We bought my father a Nook for Christmas, and I decided to buy him 12 months worth of the Kansas City Star, since it is the biggest of the local papers and he frequently buys them in paper format. Figured it would be a really good deal for 7 dollars a month when a Sunday edition of the paper normally costs something around $3.50.

And it is. It's a really good deal if you sit and read a lot of the articles in the paper. He loved the format, and the way the articles aren't broken up over a lot of pages like the regular paper. BUT. He actually told me to remove the subscription for him. Why? One really small problem that ended up being a big deal. There were no box scores in the sports section.

My father was pretty disappointed, the box scores are a major reason he even bothers to pick up the paper. He gets his news from the news channel in general and it just didn't seem worth the money for him. And it seems pretty bizarre to me to leave it out. Formatting issues? That's the only real reason I can think to remove them from the Nook version of the paper. If the KC Star at a future date adds the box scores to their e-edition of the paper, I will gladly renew the subscription for him. But until then...

posted by Oddity on February 29, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2012

    Id rather have the real paper

    Not a big fan of the way they lay it out on the Nook. The biggest disapointment is the sports have no scores, or standings, just stories. Also no crossword puzzle. Big let down.

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