Kansas City Election Season Hackery: Weed, Streets, Schools & Climate Change

A quick review of partisan headlines from sources on both sides of the aisle . . .

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12th & Oak Shares Myth Of Kansas City Northland Services

N. Brighton Avenue Improvements - Upgrades significantly improve thoroughfare for residents

A major part of a project first imagined in the 1990s is complete. North Brighton was formerly a two-lane road with no shoulders, sidewalks, streetlights, or ADA accessibility. Thanks to $13 million dollars in funding from Shoal Creek Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and District 1 Public Improvement Supervisory Committee (PIAC) funds.

Show-Me Reefer Madness

In the final days before election, Missouri's marijuana amendment is getting attacked from all sides

The Missouri Baptist Convention and Pro-Choice Missouri don't often find themselves on the same team. Same for the Missouri NAACP and Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys. But this year, each is part of an ideologically scattershot constellation of organizations and elected officials that have come out of the woodwork in recent weeks to urge Missourians to reject a marijuana legalization proposal appearing on the Nov.

Kansas HATES Socialism For Everybody But Farmers & Grandparents

Lansing parent challenges curriculum pushing Marxism, other political opinions - The Sentinel

A Lansing parent has removed her high school senior from an English Composition class, contending the materials in the curriculum reflect political philosophy, like Marxism, that don't belong in a class where students learn the mechanics of writing.

Payback For The Burbs

Inside Clay County's proposed $1.7 million tax cut

This proposal has ignited a lively debate among government officials in the county about whether this tax cut is necessary and what it would mean for school districts, police departments and other government services..

Kansas Progressives Imagine Gun Control

Annual Kansas opinion survey captures robust support for gun control measures - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - Three of every four Kansans taking part in a statewide survey support a minimum age of 21 to purchase a firearm and endorsed a prohibition on sales of guns to people convicted of violent misdemeanors or anyone reported as dangerous to law enforcement by a mental health provider.

Kraske Talks Public Health With Or Without COVID Mask???

'Me vs. Us': The division between medical care and public health

Primary care doctor and author Michael Stein says the importance of public health has been lost in the larger narrative of individual health struggles. In his book "Me vs. Us: A Health Divided," Stein supplies eight reasons why society's interest in the mechanics and delivery of health care overrides the collective American health.

Sinking Feeling As The World Burns

Even as drought forces water cutbacks, climate gets short shrift in midterm election * Missouri Independent

LAKE MEAD, Nev. - The streaks of white on the rock ringing the nation's largest reservoir show how far its water levels have dropped since it was last full. Lake Mead and nearby Lake Powell, which send water to 40 million people in the Southwest, are at their lowest levels since they were filled in the 1930s as part of the Hoover Dam's construction on the Colorado River.

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