Kansas City, MO – Preparing for a July 4th week off, the Kansas City City Council turned out a prolific load of legislation Thursday. Council members also went head to head with Mayor Mark Funkhouser over funding for the Sports Complex.
The Missouri Senate has put together an alternate version of the auto incentives bill, after the version passed by the House was blocked by the Senate committee.
Kansas City, MO – Kansas City's city council honored the old adage "it takes money to make money" yesterday, voting to pick up the tab for the considerable expenses related to hosting the 2012 All-Star Game.
The special session called by Governor Jay Nixon has begun, although most Missouri lawmakers skipped opening session.
In the NBA draft, two underclassmen from the University of Kansas were chosen in the first round. But the biggest surprise was the one KU player who was not selected.
Kansas City, MO – A federal grand jury has indicted the former owner of Kansas City's Hereford House restaurant on charges including arson. 57 year old Rod Anderson is accused of conspiracy in the more than million dollar fire that destroyed the restaurant in 2008. This story and more on KCUR news.
Kansas City, MO – Merriam, Kansas took the grand prize in a statewide energy conservation competition.
Kansas City's Kauffman Center for Performing Arts is nearly three-fourths finished, and thanks in part to a recent $12-million gift, is on target to open in fall 2011.
Republicans nationwide are optimistic that they'll win more seats in Congress than they'll lose this year, but Kansas Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins says her party shouldn't be overly confident.