Power & Light http://kcur.org en Attorney In Power & Light Case Reacts To Cordish Lawsuit http://kcur.org/post/attorney-power-light-case-reacts-cordish-lawsuit <p></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 16:22:13 +0000 Laura Ziegler 55590 at http://kcur.org Attorney In Power & Light Case Reacts To Cordish Lawsuit Cordish Hits Back Against Discrimination Allegations At Power & Light http://kcur.org/post/cordish-hits-back-against-discrimination-allegations-power-light <p>The Cordish Companies, owners and operators of the Power &amp; Light&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">District in Kansas City, are alleging a&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">lawyer conspired to extort “large amounts of money”</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from </span>Cordish<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;as part of &nbsp;race&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">discrimination lawsuit against the company.</span></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:51:21 +0000 Laura Ziegler 55392 at http://kcur.org Cordish Hits Back Against Discrimination Allegations At Power & Light New Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination At Power & Light http://kcur.org/post/new-lawsuit-alleges-racial-discrimination-power-light <p>The Cordish Companies, owner-operator of the popular Power and Light District in downtown Kansas City, is again facing allegations of discrimination. Cordish vehemently denies as “complete fabrication” the latest charges, which are part of wrongful dismissal lawsuit filed late Friday.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:11:00 +0000 Laura Ziegler 52189 at http://kcur.org New Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination At Power & Light Council Members Comment on P & L District Subsidy http://kcur.org/post/council-members-comment-p-l-district-subsidy <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d1af0b01649-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d1af0b01649-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d1af0b01649-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912914.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – City Manager Troy Schulte's comments to the Kansas City Star that the city will have to pay millions of dollars for up to ten years to subsidize Power and Light District TIFs prompted responses from several Kansas City council members Wednesday. KCUR's Steve Bell reports.<br /></p> Thu, 15 Jul 2010 07:19:06 +0000 Steve Bell 6835 at http://kcur.org Council Members Comment on P & L District Subsidy Power And Light District Draws World Cup Watchers http://kcur.org/post/power-and-light-district-draws-world-cup-watchers <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d1c8af18374-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d1c8af18374-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d1c8af18374-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-907127.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Missouri – As the World Cup Tournament began on Friday, the Power and Light District's open living room became a destination point for viewing. The Lonely Planet website identified the location as among the top 10 places to view the matches.</p> Sat, 12 Jun 2010 14:40:55 +0000 Laura Ziegler 6719 at http://kcur.org Power And Light District Draws World Cup Watchers Council Buys Option On Power And Light Building http://kcur.org/post/council-buys-option-power-and-light-building <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d1d5d05964b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d1d5d05964b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d1d5d05964b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-906867.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Kansas City will pay a $250,000 deposit to take the Power and Light Building and the block around it off the market while studies continue on creating a new convention hotel on the site. But Mayor Funkhouser still thinks it's a bad idea. KCUR's Steve Bell reports.<br /></p> Fri, 11 Jun 2010 06:11:06 +0000 Steve Bell 6713 at http://kcur.org Committee Approves Option On Convention Hotel Site http://kcur.org/post/committee-approves-option-convention-hotel-site <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d1d98c1bfc0-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d1d98c1bfc0-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d1d98c1bfc0-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-906611.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – A city council committee is recommending that the city council allocate a quarter of a million dollars on an option to buy the block that contains the Power and Light building for a downtown convention hotel.</p> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 08:07:27 +0000 Steve Bell 6708 at http://kcur.org