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Money Talks In Kansas City
By Paul Thompson Northeast News Kansas City residents had a final chance to shape the $1.66 billion 2018-2019 KCMO budget during a public hearing on Thursday, March 8, in the Kansas City Police Department's community room. The meeting marked the fourth and final public budget session, as the City Council will now embark on deliberations.
Another Plan For Local Po'Folk
Startup community stakeholders think opportunity zones in some of Kansas City's poorest areas could work, but only with collaboration between the government and private sector. A number of low-income communities in Kansas City are eligible for designation as opportunity zones - areas in which investors may defer paying capital gains taxes over a certain period of time on business activities.
Epic Pix Of Today's Highway Tribute
The body of slain Clinton police officer Christopher Ryan Morton was escorted from Kansas City to Clinton on Friday. It was a powerful moment filled with emotion as his body left the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office in Kansas City. Drivers pulled over and Kansas City police and fire parked to honor the fallen hero.
Downtown Traffic Hot Mess In The Making
Main Street between Crown Center and the Liberty Memorial will be constricted for as long as eight months while work crews address an erosion problem on the east side of the World War I memorial hill. The $2.5 million project will require the removal of a 21-foot tall layer of shale.
Shutdown Across State Line
YMCA closed its downtown Kansas City, Kan., location after the building was deemed unsafe. YMCA of Greater Kansas City closed the facility at 900 N. 8th St. after an inspection by structural engineers found that the building was not safe, according to a Friday release from the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.
Meth Town Hates History
Breaking News Independence, MO - The historic Bingham-Waggoner Estate has been vandalized for the fourth time in a year. Volunteer Steve Schreiber says someone kicked out 18 panes of glass which will cost several hundred dollars in repairs. The mansion dates to the 1820's, is run by a mostly volunteer staff, and is used primarly for events.
The Great Kansas City Eat Out
A lot has been going on in Kansas City's food scene over the last few months. KCUR food critics Charles Ferruzza, Mary Bloch and Jenny Vergara brought their seasonal roundup of the biggest local restaurant news to Friday's Central Standard. Here's what's been going on: 1. Black Dirt opened in the South Plaza neighborhood.
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