Alvin Brooks

8:37 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, March 4, 2012

A new bridge is unveiled on Troost.  The Kansas City Council passes truancy ordinance.  Two Kansas City notables—Alvin Brooks and Walt Bodine—receive an honor from the city council.  It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.

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5:35 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Bodine, Brooks Honored By KC Council For Decades Service In Government & Broadcasting

Kansas City Mayor Sly James leans over to greet retired broadcaster Walt Bodine. Bodine's son Tom Bodine stands behind.

Two notable Kansas Citians have been honored by resolution in city hall council chambers.  Walt Bodine and Alvin Brooks were picked for singular achievements.

Both men were lauded for forms of public service, Brooks for government work and civic anti-crime fighting, Bodine for broadcasting. 

The resolution congratulated Alvin Brooks on his 80th birthday.

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Central Standard
4:00 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

The Toll of KC Crime and Homicide

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Every couple of days, another person is murdered in Kansas City.

On Thursday's Central Standard, we ask, how do we make the killings stop? Is it even possible to turn things around in 2012?

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