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Kansas Democrats Criticize GOP Leaders For Lack Of Comment After Virginia Violence

The Kansas Democratic Party and the Democrat leader in the Kansas Senate, Anthony Hensley, called out top Republican officials Wednesday for not condemning the white nationalist march and violence in Charlottesville, Va. The weekend events left one person dead and dozens injured. Two officers also died when a state police helicopter monitoring the rally crashed.

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'Ozark' And The Midwest

In a new Netflix series, a family flees from Chicago and goes into hiding at the Lake of the Ozarks. A look at how the show represents Missouri and the larger urban-rural divide in the Midwest.

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Kansas City Mayor Sly James Addresses Airport Plan Questions At Public Forum

The large majority of the questions about plans for a new airport that Kansas City Mayor Sly James fielded at a public forum on Wednesday evening came down to one thing: money. From the stage of the Gem Theater, James seemed at times challenged to avoid repeating himself as he answered variations on the same questions about how the new airport would be paid for, what it would cost taxpayers and the amount of economic boost it would create.

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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.

Kansas City, MO – Rudolph Giuliani and other key Republicans campaign for Missouri and Kansas candidates. Republican National Committee to invest in tv ads for Adam Taff. Kansas candidates for insurance commissioner accuse each other of being beholden to organizations with vested interests. Half of Missouri counties don't combat domestic violence.

Kansas City, MO – A jury this morning in Olathe resumes deliberations in the trial of accused serial killer John Robinson, new campaign expense reports show the candidates in the Kansas governor's race are running the most expensive campaigns in state history, and Republican Jim Talent and Democrat Jean Carnahan are back on the campaign trail.

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Can Jackson County Fix Its Jail?

County legislators Crystal Williams and Dan Tarwater discuss what it might take to turn things around at the ailing detention facility.