North Kansas City

Health
12:44 am
Fri May 3, 2013

North KC Hospital Dispute Appears Headed Toward Resolution

More than 100 residents, most opposing a possible sale of North Kansas City Hospital, attended a town hall regarding the hospital in February.
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Morning news story.

A heated feud over the fate of North Kansas City Hospital may soon be coming to a close. Hospital and city leaders are meeting Friday in hopes of resolving their differences. Moreover, recently passed state legislation and newly elected local officials appear to have diffused the controversy.  

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Health
10:14 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Judge Blocks Potential North Kansas City Hospital Sale For Now

North Kansas City Hospital.
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North Kansas City’s hospital can’t be sold, so long as a dispute over whether the city has the authority to sell it is in court. That’s according to a preliminary injunction issued by a Clay County judge yesterday. While the ruling is good news for the hospital board bringing the lawsuit, the board also took a hit in yesterday’s court decision.

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