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Coping With New KCMO Rules
Community members and neighborhood residents from the Historic Northeast gathered Thursday, Jan. 17 to discuss the the next step in the negotiated scrap metal ordinance that was passed last month: enforcement. Neighborhood leaders discussed what the process will look like, the measure of success, and what residents can do to help sustain the ground that was won.
Happy Rock Old School Fear
A Gladstone woman claims staff members at a Northland senior long-term rehabilitation and health care facility did not provide adequate care for her mother. So, Barb Swan quit her job and is now caring for her mother, Mary, at home.
More Deets On KC Rail Life
Kansas City Southern, the smallest of the Class 1 railroads in North America, reported record fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 financial results on Jan. 18. Fourth-quarter net revenue reached $694 million, a 5% jump from the same period in 2017 when revenue was $660 million.
Kansas Crusade For Youngsters
Kansas' new governor wants to fix the state's foster care. Fast. Laura Kelly isn't the first governor to highlight a crisis in child welfare, or to inject cash into the Department for Children and Families. Expectations run high for Kelly, who sat on a task force examining the child welfare system for more than a year.
Missouri Hunting Massacre
SPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) -- Conservation officials say eight people were shot, three of them fatally, during the 2018 fall deer and turkey hunting seasons. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the Missouri Department of Conservation says two of the fatal shootings happened at hunting camps and the third happened in the field.
Show-Me Democracy Fear???
Missouri is one of a dozen states that has no early voting while also requiring an excuse to vote absentee, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Legislation filed in the General Assembly would change that.
Kansas Street Life Regret
GOODLAND, KS (AP) - A state trooper wiped away tears after a woman died in a crash on an icy stretch of Interstate 70 in Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Ashlen Leigh Lemon died Tuesday when she lost control of her car because of icy road conditions, hit the median and struck a guardrail.
Push Back Against New Guv
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's proposed budget dealing with pensions appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her efforts to boost spending on public schools and expand the state's Medicaid health insurance program without raising taxes.
Hometown Hype Ahead
Danny Duffy joined Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities Tuesday for a program to introduce the game to those who never get a chance to play it.
Kansas City Defense Rebuilding
What Bob Sutton being 'relieved' of his role says about Andy Reid | Kansas City Star To move forward, to maximize the precious present with Mahomes and overhaul their weak link, Reid and the Chiefs make a change that brought no one any glee.
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