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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

1943 plane installed atop KC coffee company

A 1943 DC-3 airplane came in for a smooth and permanent landing just after sunrise Tuesday on Kansas City?s West Side.</p><p>The symbol for the Roasterie, a Kansas City coffee roaster, now sits atop its headquarters at 1204 W. 27th St., thanks to an engineering feat that took a crew of ... .

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