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Cops & Crime
7:15 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Bomb Hoax Shuts Down City Hall, Airport Hearing

Credit City of Kansas City

A public hearing on future terminal plans at KCI Airport was among the city business interrupted Tuesday by a bomb threat that shut down City Hall for more than five hours.

 Only four members of the public had a chance to speak to the Airport Terminal Advisory Group when a telephone bomb threat prompted the evacuation of the building.

Early on police found and subsequently destroyed a suspicious but harmless package outside City Hall. But business didn't resume until after 2 p.m.

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Business & Tech
8:47 am
Thu October 31, 2013

United Terminal Change At KCI Delayed

United Airlines and Air Canada were supposed to move Wednesday night from Terminal A to Terminal C at Kansas City International Airport, but those plans got delayed. 

KCI spokesman Joe McBride says technical issues were to blame.

“As they were getting into the eleventh hour of the move, the computer technology was not all coming on line,” said McBride. “So it looked like the airline was not going to have the ability to check people in be it at the ticket counter or the kiosk.”

McBride says he expects the terminal change will take place early next week. 

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Government
4:51 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Fresh Petition Attempt To Save Current KCI

Credit KC Aviation Department

An ad hoc group trying to preserve the current building layout at KCI Airport is trying another tack to halt major changes at the complex.

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Government
2:46 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Council Endorses Airport Plan

Kansas City International Airport proposes to replace the current three-terminal layout with a new single terminal
Landrum & Brown Kansas City Aviation Department

The Kansas City city council has voted to move ahead with laying plans for a single-terminal concept for KCI Airport.  though, that it doesn't guarantee that a new terminal will be built.

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Weather
1:41 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Snow Day! An Update From Kansas City Officials

Up to Date senior producer (right) Stephen Steigman helps get show host Steve Kraske (behind wheel) unstuck and into the parking lot at KCUR.
Credit Frank Morris / KCUR

You know it's bad when the host of Up to Date needs a push into the parking lot at KCUR.

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Weather
11:40 am
Wed December 19, 2012

School Closings, Road Info: The First Winter Storm Of The Season

Bill Anderson KCUR

The Kansas City metro area experienced its first winter storm overnight Wednesday. Strong winds contributed to whiteout conditions for the morning rush hour. Dozens of schools are closed Thursday including Blue Valley, Kansas City, Kan., Kansas City Public Schools, Lawrence, and Shawnee Mission.

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Up to Date
8:00 am
Sun October 21, 2012

Consolidating Air Traffic At KCI

KCI Airport
Americasroof Wikimedia Commons

A new plan has surfaced in the continuing discussion about how KCI's terminals should be modified.

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Up to Date
4:36 pm
Wed November 30, 2011

Kansas City International Airport Eyes Replacement Terminal

Just three years ago the Kansas City Missouri City Council voted down a single-terminal plan for Kansas City International Airport.  Now it has approved a $4.4 million study to determine how to build and pay for the very same thing. Why the change of heart and how is one terminal better than three?

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