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Jefferson City News Tribune
After delay, 1st Kansas City streetcar to arrive in OctoberKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials say the supplier of streetcars fo
After delay, 1st Kansas City streetcar to arrive in October
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials say the supplier of streetcars for the city's new downtown line is promising a new delivery date. The cars originally were supposed arrive in the city by June, but the manufacturer pushed the delivery... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
KC summit to discuss problem of high student mobility summitKANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City leaders are meeting next month to discuss the ed
KC summit to discuss problem of high student mobility summit
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City leaders are meeting next month to discuss the educational problems that occur when students change schools frequently. A daylong summit planned for Tuesday will include more than 100 educators, housing agency... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
New provision will soon entitle city employees to paid parental leaveKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The City of Kansas City, Missouri is on a mission to become
New provision will soon entitle city employees to paid parental leave
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The City of Kansas City, Missouri is on a mission to become more family-friendly. The push to make the City of Kansas City Missouri a great place to work is just nine months away. That’s when city employees will be entitled to... Read more
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Kansas City Royals
Mayor James hosts Play Ball KC on SundayDayton Moore, Senior Vice President-Baseball Operations/General Manager for the
Mayor James hosts Play Ball KC on Sunday
Kansas City Royals / Posted 4 days ago
Dayton Moore, Senior Vice President-Baseball Operations/General Manager for the Royals, added his support for Play Ball in Kansas City. "Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Mayor Sly James and the Kansas City Royals are deeply committed... Read more
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The Pitch
Did the city really think its streetcars would get here on schedule?Ralph Davis, Kansas City, Missouri's Public Works deputy director, got a call f
Did the city really think its streetcars would get here on schedule?
The Pitch / Posted 11 days ago
Ralph Davis, Kansas City, Missouri's Public Works deputy director, got a call from a Kansas City Business Journal reporter the first week of August. The writer was curious about the possibility that the streetcar's projected opening date was in... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Fights shouldn't detract from positive impact of Rock the Block, mayor saysKansas City’s Rock the Block program ended early Saturday after fights broke ou
Fights shouldn't detract from positive impact of Rock the Block, mayor says
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 12 days ago
Kansas City’s Rock the Block program ended early Saturday after fights broke out, but Kansas City Mayor Sly James said he wants the event to go on. “I recognize when you invite two or three thousand people into a party that you’re going to have a... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Mayor Sly James releases statement in response to ending 'Rock the Block' earlyKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mayor Sly James issued a statement after his annual “Rock th
Mayor Sly James releases statement in response to ending 'Rock the Block' early
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 13 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mayor Sly James issued a statement after his annual “Rock the Block” party ended with fighting in the streets and arrests. In the statement he said, “It was unfortunate that we had to end Rock the Block early because of a few... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Kansas City mayor says youth event to be evaluatedKANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City Mayor Sly James says an annual end-of-summer you
Kansas City mayor says youth event to be evaluated
KOMU Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City Mayor Sly James says an annual end-of-summer youth event will be evaluated after it ended early when fights erupted. The Kansas City Star reports that James said Sunday that it was "unfortunate" that a "few... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Violence breaks out at Kansas City mayor’s block party for youthViolence broke out at the mayor's annual Rock the Block event, as several fight
Violence breaks out at Kansas City mayor’s block party for youth
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
Violence broke out at the mayor's annual Rock the Block event, as several fights erupted prompting the mayor's office to shut the party down early at Union Station. Saturday night was the event's fourth year, and it is not the first time fights have... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Fights cause Mayor Sly James' Rock the Block event to end half an hour earlyKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The fourth annual Rock the Block event, which took place Sat
Fights cause Mayor Sly James' Rock the Block event to end half an hour early
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The fourth annual Rock the Block event, which took place Saturday at Union Station, ended with teens fighting in the streets. The event, which was planned to end at 11 p.m., was shut down half an hour early. As the teens cleared... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
KC youth stay busy at city's Rock the Block partyThousands of Kansas City teenagers spent Saturday night at Union Station. It w
KC youth stay busy at city's Rock the Block party
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of Kansas City teenagers spent Saturday night at Union Station. It was the night of Mayor Sly James' Rock the Block party. James said the event was about fun, but also safety, with a strong message to the teens about gun violence. "We're... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Rock the Block party hosts thousands of teensIt's an annual event that draws thousands of teenagers every year: Mayor Sly Ja
Rock the Block party hosts thousands of teens
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
It's an annual event that draws thousands of teenagers every year: Mayor Sly James' Rock the Block party at Union Station. The party is the wrap-up celebration for Club KC and the Mayor's Nights, which offer activities for youth over the summer... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
60 percent of KCMO residents are pleased with city, survey saysKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mayor Sly James announced on Thursday that 60 per cent of re
60 percent of KCMO residents are pleased with city, survey says
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mayor Sly James announced on Thursday that 60 per cent of residents are satisfied with city services. That’s the highest number since Kansas City, Mo., began surveying people’s satisfaction in 2001. The city uses the data to... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Parents frustrated that Kansas City Public Schools is now charging for early education programsKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some parents are upset that Kansas City Public Schools are n
Parents frustrated that Kansas City Public Schools is now charging for early education programs
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some parents are upset that Kansas City Public Schools are now charging fees for early education programs that were free last year. In recent years, Mayor Sly James in particular has made early childhood education a priority, with... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Officials: KC streetcar system could be delayedKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City’s new streetcar system faces potential dela
Officials: KC streetcar system could be delayed
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City’s new streetcar system faces potential delays that could mean the $100 million downtown system won’t be ready in time for the Big 12 men’s basketball tournament in March, officials said. Mayor Sly James has said... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Kansas City streetcars facing possible delayKANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City's new $100-million streetcar system was facing p
Kansas City streetcars facing possible delay
KOMU Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City's new $100-million streetcar system was facing potential delays Wednesday that could mean it won't be ready in time for next March's Big 12 men's basketball tournament. Mayor Sly James said it's crucial the new... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Kansas City streetcars face possible delayKansas City's new $102-million streetcar project is suffering a big bump in the
Kansas City streetcars face possible delay
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
Kansas City's new $102-million streetcar project is suffering a big bump in the road. The company making the actual streetcars is more than two months late delivering them, and it could mean it won't be ready in time for next March's Big 12 men's... Read more
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The Pitch
Kansas City wants to keep a convention center consultant's report buriedJust before the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council's July 23 vote to approve a
Kansas City wants to keep a convention center consultant's report buried
The Pitch / Posted 18 days ago
Just before the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council's July 23 vote to approve a $311 million downtown convention hotel, Mayor Sly James made a point about including experts and facts in political discussions. "As a trial lawyer, I will tell you... Read more
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KSHB-TV Kansas City
500 jobs coming to Kansas City, as military health care services company announces metro locationKANSAS CITY, Mo. - The TriWest Healthcare Alliance will open a new Health Care
500 jobs coming to Kansas City, as military health care services company announces metro location
KSHB-TV Kansas City / Posted 29 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The TriWest Healthcare Alliance will open a new Health Care Administrative Service Center in Kansas City, bringing hundreds of jobs to the metro area. About 500 new jobs will be created with the move, officials said at a press... Read more

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