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Mike Ekey
Works at Midwest Public Risk
Attended Park University
Lives in Lee's Summit, Mo.
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Interesting take for those in the city vs. county manager debate.
Phil Smith-Hanes, County Administrative Officer for Humboldt County, CA, joins our team of columnists. He’ll write on topics ranging from career advice to the differences in working for a county as opposed to a city.  “I’ve Never Met Anyone Who Liked Counties”    By: Phil Smith-Hanes, LinkedIn and Twitter My graduate school is famous for turning [...]
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Help me solve this riddle...
My friend posted this riddle and now I am obsessed with finding the answer. I have been an Imgur lurker for a year but created the account just to see if anyone could help solve this thing.
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Just do it.
I wrote this post back in 2010 (midterms!), but I think it might be good to re-post during each election cycle. I won't be working my usual election day job as a judge since I will be on baby-duty in the evening. BUT DEMOCRAC...
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There SHOULD be some provision added that makes it illegal for colleges and universities to charge for these reports when they publish.
Senators Tom Coburn and Claire McCaskill have introduced new legislation aimed at saving taxpayers $66 million a year. What’s their plan? It’s the “Let me Google that for you” Act, and its goal is to replace the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) agency with a simple Google search. Started in 1950, the NTIS collects and […]
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MCC is working to ensure those KC area graduates transition to college successfully.
A new program in the metro is aimed at ensuring that graduating high school seniors intending to go to college don't become victims of "summer melt", the
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Get ready, Lee’s Summit: #FiberIsComing this March. Check your address and be among the first to know when you can sign up: http://g.co/fiber/lees-summit
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Get to the polls! #VOTE 
Wondering where to vote? Who is on your ballot? Visit the #gettothepolls site now for more info!
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Nailed it. It's only four letters, but my name does not sound like it is spelled. So spelling it has just become a natural extension of how I introduce myself.
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Just freaking vote on Aug. 5...
I wrote this post back in 2010 (midterms!), but I think it might be good to re-post during each election cycle. I won't be working my usual election day job as a judge since I will be on baby-duty in the evening. BUT DEMOCRACY MARCHES ON!  What is troubling...
I wrote this post back in 2010 (midterms!), but I think it might be good to re-post during each election cycle. I won't be working my usual election day job as a judge since I will be on baby-duty in the evening. BUT DEMOCRAC...
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10 years of blogging and 1 million strong
10 years ago I sat down at the computer in my basement apartment (yes, the one with the subtle gas-leak) and decided to start an experiment that became a dumping ground for some of best and worst writing I have done. For a decade I used this awful excuse fo...
10 years ago I sat down at the computer in my basement apartment (yes, the one with the subtle gas-leak) and decided to start an experiment that became a dumping ground for some of best and worst writing I have done. For a de...
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Communications manager
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  • Midwest Public Risk
    Communications manager, 2014 - present
  • Metropolitan Community College
    Marketing and Public Relations, 2009 - 2014
  • The Kansas City Star
    Reporter, 2006 - 2008
  • The Northeast News
    Editor, 2008 - 2009
  • Freelance Public Relations
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Lee's Summit, Mo.
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Kansas City, Mo. - Independence, Missouri - Hyannis, Mass. - Brooklyn, NY - Columbia, Mo.
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A government marketing and public relations professional ... and general man about town.
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  • Park University
    Public Affairs, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Missouri
    Journalism, 2002 - 2006
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