Two sides in Kansas disagree on the significance of the Supreme Court’s ruling on an Arizona immigration law. The Missouri Supreme Court hears lawsuits over ballot initiatives. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Bill Smith, president of the Missouri Valley Waterfowlers Association, stands near homes built along the Missouri River. Smith is also a subcontractor and has worked on dozens of homes since last year’s flood.
Staff of North Kansas City Hospital were shocked to hear it might be sold. The budget for Missouri higher education was cut again. Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.
The Kansas Objections Board upholds a decision assigning candidates to new legislative districts. An official says Kansas schools have been pushed to the brink of insolvency by budget cuts. That & more news from KCUR.
The Kansas school finance trial enters its third week. A plan to replace Medicaid in Kansas drew criticism at its first public hearing. It’s a double dose of Shakespeare in Kansas City. That & more news from KCUR.
Kansans can speak out on proposed changes to the Medicaid program. The Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services tries to identify elder abuse cases. It’s a daily roundup of headlines from KCUR.
Plans for a new terminal at KCI took a new turn. Kansas finally got new redistricting maps for Congress, the Legislature and the state board of education. Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.
The Kansas National Guard heads to Colorado. Another kind of shelter opens up at domestic violence agency. Kansas works on national science standards but some are still concerned about teaching evolution. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Long-time Leawood state Senator John Vratil announced that he won't run again. Kansas finally got a set of redistricting maps, by court order. Those & other top stories of the week on the Saturday News Review.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lays out plans for an oil pipeline that would cut across part of Missouri. Kansas City police say red light cameras are cutting down on accidents. It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
A circuit judge is backing the Cass County board of commissioners in its decision to not hold a vote on a zoo tax. Prairie Village leaders have rejected a parks sales tax proposal... It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is funding the renovation of more upscale low-income townhouses in central Kansas City. The battle over education funding in Kansas got underway in court yesterday, with the Kansas City Kansas school district kicking off the testimony. It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
A court ruling ended Wyandotte County's effort to keep the EPA from moving to Lenexa. Judges took up where the legislature left off on Kansas redistricting. Steve Bell revisits those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.
A first look at the proposed budget for Johnson County shows no property tax increase. Ameristar Casino is looking to raise the sales tax on its customers and use the money for improvements. That and more news from KCUR.
Johnson County health officials are working to stop the spread of whooping cough. The body of a soldier is returned to his family. The Missouri Conservation Department warns against hauling firewood very far. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Missouri lawmakers ended their session with digs at Democrats. Republican factions stayed deadlocked in the Kansas Legislature. Steve Bell looks back at those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.