Alvin Brooks http://kcur.org en Top Of The Morning News: Friday, March 4, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-friday-march-4-2012 <p>A new bridge is unveiled on Troost.&nbsp; The Kansas City Council passes truancy ordinance.&nbsp; Two Kansas City notables&mdash;Alvin Brooks and Walt Bodine&mdash;receive an honor from the city council.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a daily digest of news from KCUR.</p><p> Fri, 04 May 2012 13:37:42 +0000 Maria Carter 17096 at http://kcur.org Bodine, Brooks Honored By KC Council For Decades Service In Government & Broadcasting http://kcur.org/post/bodine-brooks-honored-kc-council-decades-service-government-broadcasting <p>Two notable Kansas Citians have been honored by resolution in city hall council chambers. &nbsp;Walt Bodine and Alvin Brooks were picked for singular achievements.</p><p>Both men were lauded for forms of public service, Brooks for government work and civic anti-crime fighting, Bodine for broadcasting.&nbsp;</p><p>The resolution congratulated Alvin Brooks on his 80<sup>th</sup> birthday.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 22:35:25 +0000 Dan Verbeck 17076 at http://kcur.org Bodine, Brooks Honored By KC Council For Decades Service In Government & Broadcasting The Toll of KC Crime and Homicide http://kcur.org/post/toll-kc-crime-and-homicide <p>Every couple of days, another person is murdered in Kansas City.</p><p>On Thursday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we ask, how do we make the killings stop? Is it even <em>possible</em> to turn things around in 2012?</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 10140 at http://kcur.org The Toll of KC Crime and Homicide