Top Of The Morning News: Friday, October 19, 2012
The Kansas City council hears a proposal for the future of KCI and complaints over changes in traffic lights. The Kansas City Board of Trade sales may be good for wheat growers. That & more news from KCUR.
Future Airport Plan Puts KCI On Terminal A Site
A first look at the newest plan for a future Kansas City International Airport is out for examination. A site plan calls for tearing down Terminal B, building the new airport where Terminal A stands now and using Building C for commercial offices related to aviation. Find out more here.
Council Holds Up Stoplight Changes
A little over a week ago, the city of Kansas City, Missouri switched 37 stoplights to flashing and announced they would be removed in a month. The flashing signals started telephone lights flashing at City Hall. Find out what happened here.
Kansas City Board Of Trade Good Sign For Winter Wheat
Chicago’s CME Group, which owns the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, agreed this week to pay $126 million dollars for the Kansas City Board of Trade. The proposed sale throws the Board of Trade’s future into question, but may not signal its downfall. Read more here.
Jenkins Hold Money Advantage In Kansas 2nd Congressional Race
The Republican incumbent candidate in the 2nd Congressional District continues to hold a big fundraising advantage over her Democratic challenger. Find out the details here.