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No MOU For Edgemoor On New KCI Airport Terminal

In a shocking move, the Kansas City Council voted on Thursday not to proceed with negotiations for a memorandum of understanding with Maryland-based Edgemoor, the firm tapped to design, build and finance a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport. The council met privately for an hour before the 9-to-4 vote. Before the closed session, councilman Lee Barnes expressed his desire to cut ties with the firm. “I personally don’t think they’ve made the commitment to this city that requires...

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'Flyover' Kansas Features Subtle, Sometimes Stark Beauty

Two local sisters-in-law took a year to visit every state park in Kansas and found — from hoodoos to Flint Hills — the Sunflower State has plenty to offer outdoor enthusiasts.

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Alabama Senate Race Bolsters Democrats’ Congressional Hopes In Kansas

At first glance, the Alabama Senate race doesn’t appear to offer many clues about what the 2018 election has in store. There isn’t likely to be another campaign in which a marginal candidate attempts to hold serve for a sharply divided party while fighting unprecedented allegations of sexual misconduct under a national spotlight.

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KANSAS CITY – Health Midwest not finished with sales agreement before first hearing. Senator Jean Carnahan says, "Thank you." United Way may extend fund drive.

Kansas City – Hearings start tonight on the sale of Health Midwest to HCA, a deal that would spawn a new 800-million dollar foundation. Overland Park celebrates the opening of it's new convention center.

KANSAS CITY – Fitch reduces Aquila bond status to "junk." Kansas Attorney General to challenge Wyandotte County and Edwardsville Sunday liquor sales. Judge lets libel convictions stand for publishers who alleged Mayor Carol Marinovich did not live in Wyandotte County.

KANSAS CITY – Aquila bond rating dropped to "junk." Attorney General to challenge Wyandotte County and Edwardsville Sunday liquor sales. Judge lets libel convictions stand for publisher and editor who alleged carol Marinovich did not live in Wyandotte County.

KANSAS CITY – Phill Kline declares victory in Kansas Attorney General race.

A bit of Broadway's history arrived in Kansas City recently with Barbara Cook's one-woman show at the Folly Theater.

Kansas City, MO – The concert, part of the Harriman Arts Program of William Jewell College, featured several Stephen Sondheim tunes, as well as a few he wished he'd written. At the master class Cook conducted the next day, she passed on to local singers a few lessons from her 50 year career. KCUR's Steve Walker reports.

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.


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The Nutcracker And The Christmas Tradition

The Nutcracker depicts a distinctly Northern Hemisphere version of Christmas. Hear how a Kansas City Ballet dancer from Brazil remembers Christmas from his childhood.