Meet Kansas City's New Lady Airport Boss

Of course the effort in today's reporting is to focus on the "groundbreaking" aspect of this appointment.

Meanwhile . . . 

Traffic at new KCI remains busted and intelligence officials are telling us to expect even more terror threats going forward . . . And so . . . Demographic achievements aren't nearly as important as effectiveness in this critical situation . . . Check-it:

"Cooper was selected following a nationwide search. She has spent more than 15 years with the city, most recently serving as the Deputy Director of Aviation of Properties and Commercial Development, a position where she helped launch Kansas City's $1.5 billion new airport terminal at Kansas City International Airport."

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Kansas City names Melissa Cooper as city's first female Aviation Director

Melissa Cooper has been named the Direction of Aviation for Kansas City. She is the first woman to fill the role in the history of the City's Aviation Department.