Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kansas City Wednesday News Serving Tonight

Mel D. continues her reign as one of the top hottie models in all of the Instagram universe and inspires us to compile this collection of equally newsworthy items for tonight. Take a look:

Kansas City Bi-Partisan Conversation

Reps. Cleaver, Yoder Discuss Health Care, Tax Reform And Trump's Tenure

From attempts to overturn Obamacare to rumors of sweeping tax reform, there's plenty going on in the federal Capitol these days - not to mention the White House. Today, Democrat Emanuel Cleaver, of Missouri, and Kansas' Republican Kevin Yoder, both U.S. representatives, discuss the issues congress is grappling with now and will likely deal with in the near future.

Dead Tree Media Bad Idea

Editorial: Rivals no more - Kansas City and St. Louis should join forces

Lyda Krewson was sworn in this week as the new mayor of St. Louis. She won the office after offering an important agenda for her community, including a focus on crime prevention and increased employment. Mayor Krewson seems up to the job of leading St. Louis.

SecState Kobach Dox Flashing Regret

Kobach seeks stay of order requiring him to turn over voting plan

Kansas' top elections official has asked a magistrate judge to stay his order requiring him to turn over proposed changes to voting rights laws that he took to a meeting with President Donald Trump. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach filed the motion Wednesday. That was the deadline U.S.

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Home healthcare worker suspected in Leawood thefts may have taken six-figures worth of valuables

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- A woman hired to care for seniors in Johnson County is facing charges that she stole from them instead. Police say victims lost as much as $100,000. "It upsets me greatly that someone could take advantage of you, and she worked so quickly!" said one victim, who wanted to remain anonymous.

Here's How The City Market Died

Developer's River Market plan includes high-rise hotel, indoor market - Kansas City Business Journal

Craig Slawson of Epoch Developments has big construction plans - including a boutique hotel of as much as 20 stories - for a 2-acre surface parking lot he recently bought along with four of the 10 historic buildings he now owns along Delaware Street in the River Market.

KCMO Community News Conversation

Northeast Newscast w/ MARC's Ron Achelpohl

KANSAS CITY, Missouri -The latest edition of the Northeast Newscast features Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Director of Transportation and Environment Ron Achelpohl. With the Buck O'Neil Bridge featured prominently in the news of late, Achelpohl joins the Northeast Newscast to discuss MARC's role in the ongoing debate over whether the bridge should be repaired or replaced.

More Deets About Tonight's Storms

Approaching cold front could trigger severe weather for KC area

Storms are expected to develop in the Kansas City area Wednesday night as a cold front arrives. Some of the storms could be severe. The timeline for storms to develop will be between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. The main threats from any severe weather that develops will be large hail and damaging winds.

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