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.
Kansas City shifts strategies on how to deal with violent crime. Missouri lawmakers take on everything from workers’ compensation to keeping the Jayhawk off of Missouri license plates. That and more from KCUR.
Despite a tax bill headed to the governor’s desk, tax negotiations continue in Kansas. Rush Limbaugh is inducted to the Hall of Famous Missourians. Report critics floor management on the Missouri River. That and more news from KCUR.
Missouri and Kansas lawmakers wrap up their legislative sessions. Corn farmers are expecting record breaking crop. Missouri agriculture officials work to create a buzz about bees. It’s a roundup of daily headlines from KCUR.
Patrons waited for hours on end at Kansas motor vehicle license offices. The Missouri Legislature sent Governor Nixon a proposed budget. KCUR's Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.
The Kansas House sends a bill massively cutting taxes to Governor Sam Brownback. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says the student loan debate is a political maneuver. A foreclosed mansion now houses art. Those and more stories from KCUR.
The budget stalemate continues in Missouri. A Kansas House panel redraws Senate districts. And the location of a sculpture destined for the Hall of Famous Missourians is unknown. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Kansans City finally got a truancy ordinance. Kansas got a major tax-cut proposal. And a Missouri legislator came out, literally, against a bill known as “don't say gay.” Those and other top stories of the week were recapped on KCUR's Saturday News Review.
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.
A St. Louis County judge rules unconstitutional a Missouri law allowing students to transfer from unaccredited districts. Kansas legislators approve combining the state’s arts and film commissions into one group. That and more news from KCUR.
Storm chasers cause problems for emergency crews. Budget negotiations continue in the Missouri Statehouse. Kansas legislators look at budget changes to avoid deficits. It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Rural brokers deal with fallout after a major derivatives broker collapses. Kansas Governor’s office is waiting to hear back from the federal government on plans to overhaul Medicaid. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Walt Bodine retired after 72 years in broadcasting. A judge let streetcar plans keep rolling. And there was progress, but not resolution on a Missouri budget. Steve Bell recaps on those & other top stories of the week.
The Missouri Senate passes a budget restoring money to blind pensions and giving raises to some employees. The Kansas City Repertory Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’ It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
A group seeks solutions to the rural population crisis by brainstorming with people who already live there. The Kan. House & Senate disagree on pay raises for some state workers. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Sprint was accused of major tax evasion. A Kansas City North teen became the first in Platte County to be charged under Missouri's texting while driving law. KCUR's Steve Bell looks back at those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.
Kansas City leaders look at the role of the city health care tax, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and House GOP leaders negotiate over workplace discrimination and workers’ comp bills, and more. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.