Google finally announced that its fiber network is coming soon... and what it will cost. But the story that affected the most people was the drought that's already here... and likely will be for weeks to come.
Google plans ultra-fast broadband announcement today. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says the state is fiscally healthy. Local actors talk about their other jobs. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Anderson Cooper recently outed himself as gay in an email: "The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud.”
Pictured here: Society reporter for the Houston Chronicle, Sarah Tressler (on left), and her attorney, Gloria Allred, Tressler was fired after it was revealed that she worked part-time as an exotic dancer.
Kansas City was getting ready for the All-Star Game. UMKC announced possible locations for a proposed downtown arts campus. And, need we be reminded?... it was hot. Those and other top stories of the week.
Kansas City, Missouri got ready to spend more on development incentives and less on Kemper Arena. And the Supreme Court health care decision elated some, enraged others, but didn't immediately change anything.
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.