Economy

Business & Tech
6:03 am
Mon August 18, 2008

American Meets City Hall: Job Cuts Uncertain

American Airlines will keep some form of an overhaul base at KCI into the near future. The mayor and a top airline vice president say so after a 90-minute city hall meeting.

Financially wounded American Air will honor its million-dollar-a-year lease with the city, which owns the base. The contract calls for keeping 700 jobs there. However, neither side will address whether the jobs requirement is still intact in the 25-year contract term.

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Business & Tech
7:35 am
Wed August 13, 2008

First Two Casino Pitches Lobbed: Some Gamble

Pinnacle Entertainment's unnamed casino proposal links a family entertainment venue to it's gambling venture.
KCUR photo by Dan Verbeck

Four casino corporations are trying to take as much gamble' as they can, out of a venture ultimately worth billions of dollars in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

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Business & Tech
5:16 am
Sun July 13, 2008

David Jackson: Financial Advice For Couples

Kansas City, MO – It's hard enough managing your own money as a single person, but how do you negotiate with a partner or spouse about your financial future? KCUR's Susan Wilson recently explored this subject with financial planner David Jackson.

David Jackson is a certified financial planner with Waddell and Reed.

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Business
2:20 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Reactions to Metcalf Development Plan

A busy section of Metcalf Avenue near 91st Street.
Photo by Laura Ziegler.

OVERLAND PARK, KS – After almost a year and a half of research and input from thousands of residents, the city of Overland Park and a team of consultants will reveal a new "vision" for Metcalf Avenue on February 21.

The plan gives this important Johnson County artery a massive face lift, including bus rapid transit and pockets of revitalized mixed-use development along key stops between Johnson Drive and 123rd Street.

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Business & Tech
11:06 pm
Sun July 9, 2006

PREP-KC Coordinates Private Donations to Public Schools

Business & Tech
11:24 pm
Sun July 2, 2006

Financial Planner David Jackson on Estate Planning

Kansas City, MO – David Jackson discusses estate planning in the final segment of a 6-part series on achieving financial independence. Jackson is a Certified Financial Planner with Waddell and Reed and a columnist for the Kansas City Call.

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Business & Tech
10:05 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Financial Columnist Michelle Singletary

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Business & Tech
10:28 am
Sun March 26, 2006

David Jackson on Investing

Kansas City, MO – In our fourth installment in a series on financial independence, financial planner David Jackson, of Waddell and Reed, talks about investing.

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Financial Planning
10:05 am
Tue August 30, 2005

Intro to Financial Planning

Intro to Financial Planning

Kansas City, MO – Host Delores Jones talk to David Jackson, a Certified Financial Planner with Waddell & Reed and a columnist with The Kansas City Call. Jackson defined financial independence in the first of a series on KC Currents.

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Business & Tech
9:45 am
Tue August 30, 2005

Minority Construction Jobs and the building of the Sprint Center

Kansas City, MO – A little over a week ago, city officials approved the final design for the 250 million dollar Sprint Center - the mayor says it looks like a crystal bowl. Construction begins soon on the city-financed site . . . but some black and Latino contractors and construction workers are concerned that they won't be included on the site.

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Business
8:38 am
Mon January 20, 2003

Tide Turned for Kansas as Energy Exporter

Wind farms present opportunities for Kansas but more power lines are needed

Kansas City, MO – A new report called the Kansas Energy Plan reminds Kansans that the oil and gas wells that dot the landscape are reminders of a disappearing era. At the same time it offers the hope on energizing at least one area of the lagging Kansas economy. The panel sees hope for more exports of wind, ethanol and coal-bed methane based energy.

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KCUR News
2:42 pm
Wed September 11, 2002

A New Longview

Lee's Summit – Longview Farm was built for Kansas City lumber baron R.A. Long before World War I. Developer David Gale would preserve some of the old buildings as part of his planned commercial-residential community development. Preservationists say it's probably now or never. But will the development look wonderful now, but cause a traffic problem later?

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