Some public employees were charged with a $300,000 wellness incentives scam. Kansas Libertarians were up in arms about open carry bans. And after many false starts, a Kansas City streetcar project got rolling. KCUR's Steve Bell looks back at those and other top stories on this week's Saturday News Review.
A plea deal exposes the extent of a driver’s license scheme in St. Joseph. In a health survey, Kansas ranked at the middle but Missouri came in near the bottom of the pack. These stories & more from KCUR.
Kansas got final permission to privatize Medicaid. And Kansas Citians agonized over the story of murder, suicide, and an orphaned child. Those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.
Liberty Memorial gets past another hurdle in the process to become the nation’s official World War One memorial. Campaign staffers look back at the presidential election. Those stories & more from KCUR.
The plot of an already bizarre murder case took another turn, and Mo.'s Democratic governor finally endorsed expanding Medicaid. But the area story that got national attention was about a couple who won the lottery.
Governor Jay Nixon backs Medicaid expansion Missouri after staying mum during the campaign. Official says juvenile justice facility in Topeka is improving. Kansas wireless tax is one of the highest in the nation.
A former Kansas City-area lawmaker is indicted on federal charges for cheating on disability benefits. ACLU sues Missouri over policy it says is preventing inmates from marrying. It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.
It was hot this summer in Kansas City, but it wasn’t not hot enough to put 2012 in the record books. Missouri Sheriffs share their concerns with state lawmakers. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Low water causes problems for barges on the Mississippi River. The current crop of Kansas Christmas trees was unaffected by this year’s drought, but it is hurting corn exporters. These stories & more from KCUR.
With renewed attention because of the Ken Burns’ documentary on the subject, the Dust Bowl hold lessons for the modern day. Missouri improves its rate for premature births. It’s a daily dose of news from KCUR.
Missouri elected a mostly Republican legislature, but most statewide offices went to Democrat. And pollsters were way off on the race between McCaskill and Akin. Those and other top stories of the week.