Kansas City, MO – Progress being made in restoring power in wake of winter storm; bipartisan harmony the theme at opening of Missouri legislature; Olathe company sending much-needed assistance to Asian tsunami victims.
Kansas City – Blunt wins governor chair, Republicans also maintain control of Missouri House and Senate. Bistate and charter amendment fail. Highway amendment passes. Other victors: Cleaver, Moore, Graves, Ryun,Bond, Brownback, Kinder, Carnahan, Steelman
Kansas City, MO – Holden signs Missouri for Canada drug reimportation plan. ACORN attacks Blunt statement on voter registration. Hanaway circumvents legislative rule on mailings before elections with newspaper inserts.
Kansas City – Patterson accuses Cleaver of lying about his age. Carnahan says Hanaway spent state funds to campaign. Missouri Supreme Court says child abuser list issue is no longer relevant. Catholic pro-abortion group wants St. Louis Archdiocese to lose tax-free status.
Kansas City, MO – Hanaway presents plan very similar to Carnahan's. Missouri transportation hearing proposes: more federal money. Kline says water rights battle will continue. Democrats question Blunt's support of health programs. Overland Park teen judged competent for trial in killing of social worker.
Kansas City, MO – Federal agents shut down drug operations bringing thousands of pounds of illegal substances into the Kansas City area; Missouri children's support groups launch campaign to raise awarness of children's issues; Applebee's announces major expansion plans.
Kansas City, MO – Westport school not likely to appeal ruling relinquishing control to KCMO School District; Kerry campaign will not advertise in Missouri due to expected GOP majority; Union Station receives $1.3 million for further improvements.
Kansas City – Kansas to have full electronic voting capabilities within two years; Missouri Supreme Court to hear case involving Westport Charter School; Kansas lawmakers focus education discussions on students not fluent in English.
Kansas City, MO – Local and federal officials work on possible serial killer case; area festivals draw record attendance over holiday weekend; former prison inmates in Kansas sue for damages brought on by lack of cigarette time.
KANSAS CITY – Ashcroft speaks in KC, says gun crime control is working. First court ruling on Kansas Republican primary set for Friday. Sprint will cut 550 more area jobs. Bass Pro Shops commits to Independence complex.
KANSAS CITY – Kansas House and Senate leaders agree amendment banning gay marriage should include civil unions; Missouri aims to boost enforcement of its parental consent law; Kansas City hears four options on how to better shape ambulance service.
Kansas City, MO – Largest Kansas National Guard alert of the war includes Kansas City units. McCaskill agrees with Republicans: Holden could have released school funds sooner. Mays kills Kansas tuition bill for illegal immigrants. Block unveils design for downtown headquarters.
Kansas City – Holden releases the rest of witheld education funds. Republicans claim it proves weak collections are a thing of the past. DC office wants to cut up to $75 million a year from Kansas Medicaid.
Kansas City – Missouri house passes budget bill that outspends Holden's education plan. Consultant says MAST suffered from poor financial planning. Wyandottes appeal casino closing to federal judge tomorrow.
Kansas City, MO – Appeals court upholds 30 year sentence for Robert Courtney. Holden requests amendment to make health care cuts more difficult. Sebelius signs voter ID law. Royals take season opener 9 -7 on Beltran homer.
Kansas City – Kansas City council urges business owners to ban concealed fire arms in their establishments, conceal and carry opponents wait for a decision from the Missouri Supreme Court on another hearing. Kansas lawmakers reject a Johnson County school finance reform proposal and advance a measure to limit internet porn in libraries.
Kansas City – City council urges businesses to declare themselves "no gun zones," prepares for Circuit Court to supervise municipal judtges. Missouri House passes malpractice reform bill that caps all personal injury damages. Kansas House defeats Shawnee Mission District school plan.