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UPDATED: No MOU For Edgemoor On New KCI Airport Terminal

Updated Friday, 4:30 p.m. A resolution to end negotiations with Maryland-based Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate on a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport and proceed with competitor AECOM has been assigned to Kansas City’s airport committee for discussion Thursday. AECOM was the second-choice of the airport selection committee. Before announcing the assignment, Kansas City Mayor Sly James again expressed his severe disappointment with Thursday’s decision, accusing...

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From The Navy To Higher Education

Today, Monsignor Stuart Swetland is the president of Donnelly College in KCK. But in 1985, as a Navy officer, he was called to lead a rescue mission when TWA Flight 847 was hijacked. Hear his story.

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Democrat Ramsey Drops Out Of Kansas Congressional Race Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Retired lawyer and former community health nonprofit executive Andrea Ramsey announced Friday that she is dropping out of the race for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. Ramsey is one of several Democrats challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder.

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College enrollment is on the rise. As college admissions departments accepts more students, housing officials have to find a place for them to live.

Sometimes that means building a new facility, on land that used to be part of a residential neighborhood. One South Kansas City technical school is looking to build housing for its students.

KCUR's Matt Hackworth reports that not everybody in the school's neighborhood is welcoming the idea of student housing with open arms.

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.


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A Year After Election, Is The Trump Train Still Strong?

The president rode a wave of discontent into the White House, but Republican pollster Neil Newhouse wonders if the voters who put him there still as likely to have his back.