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Jefferson City News Tribune
KC proposes $10M plan to demolish empty buildingsKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City has created a plan in the city budget to te
KC proposes $10M plan to demolish empty buildings
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City has created a plan in the city budget to tear down about 800 vacant houses and buildings in struggling neighborhoods in the next two years. The Kansas City Star reports Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Kansas City proposes $10M project to destroy empty buildingsThe Kansas City Star reports that Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte
Kansas City proposes $10M project to destroy empty buildings
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
The Kansas City Star reports that Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte unveiled the plan Thursday to issue $10 million in bonds for the project, which would be paid off over a decade for about $1.3 million a year. The city is finally able... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Judge rules petitioners not entitled to public vote on building, financing new downtown hotelKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Voters in Kansas City, Mo., wanting to challenge financing
Judge rules petitioners not entitled to public vote on building, financing new downtown hotel
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Voters in Kansas City, Mo., wanting to challenge financing on a new downtown hotel won't get their say because a judge recently ruled petitioners are not entitled to a public vote. The judge ruled the ballot language wasn't clear... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
City hopes plan to clean up abandoned buildings will help reduce crime on east sideKANSAS CITY, Mo. --City leaders hope a ten million dollar bond issue will help
City hopes plan to clean up abandoned buildings will help reduce crime on east side
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --City leaders hope a ten million dollar bond issue will help clean up the community of hundreds of dangerous and vacant buildings. Mayor Sly James and the city manager submitted the city's budget for next year, which includes the... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Judge strikes down petitioners' request for city-wide vote on downtown hotelKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It looks like voters won`t get to decide on a new Kansas Ci
Judge strikes down petitioners' request for city-wide vote on downtown hotel
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It looks like voters won`t get to decide on a new Kansas City downtown convention hotel. A judge turned down petitioner`s requests on Thursday for a city-wide vote. The judge called the petition vague, but the main reason she... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
KC Mayor James promotes earnings tax, saying it's vital to city functionsKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Mayor Sly James is worried what could happen if
KC Mayor James promotes earnings tax, saying it's vital to city functions
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Mayor Sly James is worried what could happen if voters don`t support renewing the city`s earnings tax, so he was out Thursday night promoting the tax to likely voters. A key vote on the tax is set for this spring. The... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KC's blight plan could give boost to 18th & Vine DistrictMayor Sly James has submitted a budget proposal that includes millions of dolla
KC's blight plan could give boost to 18th & Vine District
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted yesterday
Mayor Sly James has submitted a budget proposal that includes millions of dollars to eliminate blight in the city, a plan that could give a boost to some Kansas City businesses. In a speech to the NAACP Thursday evening, James talked about... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Kansas City leaders reveal new plan to tear down dangerous buildings, lessen crimeCourtesy: KCMO Twitter account (@KCMO) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Mayor Sl
Kansas City leaders reveal new plan to tear down dangerous buildings, lessen crime
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
Courtesy: KCMO Twitter account (@KCMO) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte announced a plan Thursday to help prevent crime. They held a news conference Thursday at noon to announce the plan that calls for all... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
KC mayor to outline plan to battle blighted buildings in crime-infested neighborhoodsKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- They're more than an eyesore. Municipal leaders in Kansas
KC mayor to outline plan to battle blighted buildings in crime-infested neighborhoods
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- They're more than an eyesore. Municipal leaders in Kansas City say abandoned buildings are a magnet for illegal activity, and now, Kansas City's mayor plans to do something about it. Community members in the east Kansas City... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
New KCI: four concepts, one billion-dollar decisionFeb. 10--It is a near certainty that either this year or next, voters in Kansas
New KCI: four concepts, one billion-dollar decision
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Feb. 10--It is a near certainty that either this year or next, voters in Kansas City will be asked to make what is likely to be a $1 billion decision regarding the fate of the aging terminals at Kansas City International Airport. To many, the three... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Russell Stover donates 130,000 Valentine's Day boxes of chocolate to HarvestersKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Some would argue there aren't many things sweeter than choc
Russell Stover donates 130,000 Valentine's Day boxes of chocolate to Harvesters
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Some would argue there aren't many things sweeter than chocolate, and that's why Russell Stover is donating 130,000 chocolate filled Valentine's Day heart boxes to the Harvesters food pantry. Valerie Nicholson Watson, the... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Kansas City receives Russell Stover chocolate donation for Valentine's DayAndreas Pfluger, Russell Stover president and CEO; Valerie Nicholson-Watson, Ha
Kansas City receives Russell Stover chocolate donation for Valentine's Day
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
Andreas Pfluger, Russell Stover president and CEO; Valerie Nicholson-Watson, Harvesters CEO; Sly James, Kansas City, Missouri Mayor; Mark Holland, Kansas City, Kansas Mayor and Russell Stover employees unloading Valentine’s Day heart boxes in... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Mayor shows support as suspended KCPD officers head back to workKansas City Mayor Sly James gave a vote of confidence to the Kansas City Police
Mayor shows support as suspended KCPD officers head back to work
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
Kansas City Mayor Sly James gave a vote of confidence to the Kansas City Police Department and Chief Darryl Forte as nine police officers get ready to go back to work. A department internal probe into the seven detectives and two sergeants in the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri bill no longer targets Kansas City earnings taxJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City has been dropped from a bill targeting a
Missouri bill no longer targets Kansas City earnings tax
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City has been dropped from a bill targeting a 1-percent tax that people who work or live in Kansas City and in St. Louis must pay. Under changes made Thursday, the bill focuses solely on phasing out the St. Louis... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri bill no longer targets Kansas City earnings taxUnder changes made Thursday, the bill focuses solely on phasing out the St. Lou
Missouri bill no longer targets Kansas City earnings tax
KOMU Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
Under changes made Thursday, the bill focuses solely on phasing out the St. Louis earnings tax over 10 years. A committee has advanced the amended bill to the full Senate. Leaders in both cities have said ending the tax would have potentially... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Survey helps to measure, look for ways to help KC's homelessVolunteers spent Wednesday seeking out and speaking with homeless people in Kan
Survey helps to measure, look for ways to help KC's homeless
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
Volunteers spent Wednesday seeking out and speaking with homeless people in Kansas City to look for the best way to help them. For the past five years, programs like the Point in Time survey have helped the number of homeless people in Kansas City... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KC may be excluded from state bill to ban earnings taxKansas City’s earnings tax may have dodged a bullet with the Missouri Legislatu
KC may be excluded from state bill to ban earnings tax
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
Kansas City’s earnings tax may have dodged a bullet with the Missouri Legislature. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would eliminate the Kansas City and St. Louis earnings tax, also known as the e-tax, immediately. But KMBC 9’s Micheal Mahoney... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
New charter high school opening in downtown Kansas CityCrossroads Academy and Scuola Vita Nuova, two of Kansas City’s leading K-8 char
New charter high school opening in downtown Kansas City
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
Crossroads Academy and Scuola Vita Nuova, two of Kansas City’s leading K-8 charter schools, are merging organizations to open a new high school. The merger will take placed in July 2017, and the new school, which will be located near the Kansas City... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Earnings tax renewal campaign focuses on public safetyThe campaign to preserve the earnings tax in Kansas City, Missouri, will center
Earnings tax renewal campaign focuses on public safety
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 18 days ago
The campaign to preserve the earnings tax in Kansas City, Missouri, will center on public safety. Police and fire protection were a big theme as the city launched the effort to renew the earnings tax, also known as the e-tax. The city taxes 1... Read more
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Business Wire
National School Choice Week Begins Today: 32 Governors and 240 Mayors and County Leaders Recognize “School Choice Week” With Official ProclamationsThe governors of 32 US states, along with more than 240 mayors and county leade
National School Choice Week Begins Today: 32 Governors and 240 Mayors and County Leaders Recognize “School Choice Week” With Official Proclamations
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
The governors of 32 US states, along with more than 240 mayors and county leaders, have issued official proclamations recognizing January 24-30, 2016 as “School Choice Week” in their states and localities. These elected leaders have called on... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Sly James touts KC during White House eventMayor Sly James made a pitch to the nation about Kansas City Thursday at the Wh
Sly James touts KC during White House event
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 22 days ago
Mayor Sly James made a pitch to the nation about Kansas City Thursday at the White House. He took part in a briefing with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Fresno, California Mayor Ashley Swearengin. The mayors were asked about their methods of keeping... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama’s meeting with mayors clouded by nationwide spike in violent crimeRising violent crime in U.S. cities and tensions between police and minorities
Obama’s meeting with mayors clouded by nationwide spike in violent crime
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
Rising violent crime in U.S. cities and tensions between police and minorities offered a sobering backdrop to President Obama’s optimistic message Thursday as he hosted the nation’s mayors to highlight cities’ gains during his presidency. The... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Mayor Sly James urges Missouri lawmakers to leave e-tax aloneKansas City Mayor Sly James is stepping up his defense of the city’s earnings t
Mayor Sly James urges Missouri lawmakers to leave e-tax alone
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is stepping up his defense of the city’s earnings tax and his criticism of the Missouri Legislature. In a speech this weekend at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, James said if state lawmakers vote to get rid... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Mayor paints bleak picture of KC's future if earnings tax endsKansas City Mayor Sly James said the city’s future would be bleak if state lawm
Mayor paints bleak picture of KC's future if earnings tax ends
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 27 days ago
Kansas City Mayor Sly James said the city’s future would be bleak if state lawmakers move to end the city’s earnings tax. Several bills in the Missouri Legislature would stop Kansas City and St. Louis from taxing residents and people who work in the... Read more
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Island Packet
The Iowa caucuses: They’re confusing, often frustrating, so here’s how they workThe nation’s political eyes are now focused on the Iowa caucuses, scheduled for
The Iowa caucuses: They’re confusing, often frustrating, so here’s how they work
Island Packet / Posted 29 days ago
The nation’s political eyes are now focused on the Iowa caucuses, scheduled for Feb. 1. The caucuses are the first step in nominating and electing a new president. Yet the caucuses remain a mystery for most Americans. How do they work? Do they make... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Iowa caucuses: They’re confusing, often frustrating, so here’s how they work | News & Observer January 15, 2016 1:02 PM The caucuses are complicated, b
The Iowa caucuses: They’re confusing, often frustrating, so here’s how they work
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
| News & Observer January 15, 2016 1:02 PM The caucuses are complicated, but crucial... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Kansas City, St. Louis mayors speak against earnings tax cutJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis say ending a
Kansas City, St. Louis mayors speak against earnings tax cut
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis say ending an earnings tax in those cities would have potentially devastating consequences on city services. On Thursday, Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer touted his proposal to... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Event helps raise money for KC group that wants to curb gun violenceA Kansas City group is reaching out to help the eight families who have lost lo
Event helps raise money for KC group that wants to curb gun violence
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 29 days ago
A Kansas City group is reaching out to help the eight families who have lost loved ones to gun violence since Jan. 1. Kansas City Mayor Sly James, Police Chief Darryl Forte and other civic leaders are taking part in a benefit for Mothers in Charge... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
State hearings focus on future of KC e-taxKansas City received a warning about its earnings tax Thursday: Fix the problem
State hearings focus on future of KC e-tax
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 30 days ago
Kansas City received a warning about its earnings tax Thursday: Fix the problems with it or risk a federal judge eliminating it altogether. The earnings tax, also known as the e-tax, is the 1 percent income tax assessed on everybody who lives and/or... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Kansas City, St. Louis mayors speak against earnings tax cutJEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis said ending an ea
Kansas City, St. Louis mayors speak against earnings tax cut
KOMU Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis said ending an earnings tax in those cities would have potentially devastating consequences on city services. On Thursday, Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer touted his proposal to eliminate... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Kansas City, St. Louis mayors speak against earnings tax cutThe mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis say ending an earnings tax in those cit
Kansas City, St. Louis mayors speak against earnings tax cut
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 30 days ago
The mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis say ending an earnings tax in those cities would have potentially devastating consequences on city services. On Thursday, Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer touted his proposal to eliminate the 1-percent tax on... Read more
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