Jan 14, 2020 11:00 PM

A Place for Mom to hire more than 600 employees in Kansas

Posted Jan 14, 2020 11:00 PM

Kansas City (AP)— A Place for Mom, a senior care referral service, plans to hire more than 600 employees and open a new Overland Park office. The Seattle-based company says hiring is already underway and will occur over five years. It plans to open a temporary office next week and then build a new office in Overland Park.

The firm will receive about $12 million in state incentives. The Kansas Department of Commerce awarded the economic development incentives through seven state programs. A Place for Mom helps families find nursing homes and senior care services for elderly family members.

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Jan 14, 2020 11:00 PM
Kan. man faces 7 years in prison for dollar store robbery
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WICHITA, KAN. – A Kansas man pleaded guilty Jan. 13, to committing an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in south Wichita, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

 Toney D. Williams, 25, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on Oct. 1, 2019, he displayed a handgun when he robbed a Family Dollar at 2301 S. Seneca.

 Sentencing is set for April 13. Both parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 84 months in federal prison.