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MoDOT To Raise Speed Limit On U.S. 71 North Of Grandview Since Everybody Goes 65 Anyway

The speed limit on U.S. Route 71 just north of the Grandview Triangle increases this week to 65 miles per hour. Currently, the posted speed limit from a half mile south of 75th Street to 3-Trails Crossing is 55, but most drivers tend to go faster, says Derek Olson, a district traffic engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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Up To Date

Memories Of Your First Concert

For some folks, that first live show can be formative. For others, it's a little hazy. From Duke Ellington to Elton John, we ask listeners which performers piqued their earliest musical interests.

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Johnson County Community College Uses YouTube To Prepare For Concealed Carry

Kansas universities and community colleges have been working for years getting ready to allow campus concealed carry. Unless the Legislature rolls the change back, and that appears unlikely, Johnson County and every other state school will have to allow almost anyone older than 21 to carry a pistol on campus on July 1.

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Central Standard

Possible Changes In Westport?

Two new proposals for Westport have people worried. One is for a six-story apartment building; there's also talk of privatizing some streets. We explore the character of the area.

Kansas City – Johnson County delays count of provisional ballots in Kline-Biggs race for Attorney General. Kansas City Missouri budget cuts will be somewhat offset by G.O. bonds passed Tuesday... but bigger cuts must come next year.

Kansas City, MO – Kline vs. Biggs race depends on provisional ballot count. Democrats lose control of Missouri House. Holden won't delay seating of Talent in U.S. Senate.

Kansas City, MO – Voter turnout may exceed expectations. No problems reported yet in closely-watched St. Louis precincts. Graves may make more Kansas Budget cuts before January. Kansas City Missouri Parks reported littered with restrooms in disrepair.

KANSAS CITY – Races tighten as election nears. Missouri Lt. Governor calls for changes in seniors' prescription drug law. Kansas Citian Berkibile to Missouri Energy Policy Commission. Robinson's fate in jury's hands. Thornburgh predicts average election turnout.

Kansas City, MO – Jurors in the John Robinson trial enter into the penalty phase, and the Kansas City region is attracting some high profile guests as election day approaches.

Kansas City, MO – Jurors in the John Robinson trial enter into the penalty phase, and the Kansas City region is attracting some high profile guests as election day approaches.

Kansas City, MO – Lieberman campaigns in K.C. for Carnahan. Bush and Cheney schedule Missouri appearances for Talent. Westport neighborhood groups hold protest on Question 3. Defense starts its presentation in Robinson sentencing phase.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

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