We've talked about inevitable layoffs and cutbacks that are good for the shareholder bottom line even if they cut so many local b.s. jobs.

Here's pleasant PR confirmation of Internets chatter . . .

"A spokesperson for the company says the closure of the campus is to "provide employees with the best environment in which to work and collaborate."

More deets . . . 

"Oracle plans to vacate most of Cerner’s real estate in Kansas City following its purchase of the healthcare IT firm this summer.

"Oracle Cerner told employees over the weekend that the company would vacate its world headquarters campus in North Kansas City and one of its South Kansas City campuses."

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Oracle to close North Kansas City World Headquarters Campus, Realization Campus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Software company Oracle announced it is closing its World Headquarters Campus in North Kansas City and its Realization Campus in Kansas City, Missouri. Oracle will consolidate its staff at the Innovations campus in KCMO. Oracle completed a $28 billion purchase of Cerner in June.

Oracle says it will close 2 Kansas City-area Cerner campuses

Computer software company, Oracle, announced Monday that it will close the Cerner North Kansas City World Headquarters and its Realization Campus near Interstate 435 and the Grandview Triangle.The parking lots at the two campuses were empty Monday.