KC News

Jim Cunningham
February 12, 2018 - 6:00 am
St. Joseph, MO - The Chase Candy Company has outlasted six other candy plants in St. Joseph for one reason - the Cherry Mash. The iconic confection is marking its 100th birthday this year. And there's no other candy like it. It's a unique candy bar made only in Missouri, and the only product now...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:37 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Several school superintendents in Missouri are organizing in a push to change standardized testing amid concerns that the current model fails to provide useful feedback on how much students are learning. St. Louis Public Radio reports more than 40 superintendents have joined a...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:13 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A bill in the Kansas House would earmark $8 million in lottery proceeds to finance state water programs. The bill would require that $8 million in appropriations to the State Water Plan be drawn entirely from the Economic Development Initiatives Fund, which uses lottery revenue...
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Kansas City International Airport
February 08, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - Late Thursday, the KCMO City Council voted 8-5 to approve the memo of understanding (MOU) between the city and developer Edgemoor to build a single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport. The MOU passed 8-5. I’m happy, relieved, and, most of all, excited that we can...
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February 08, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Kansas City, KS - Nearly 600 workers will be impacted by the closing of the Procter & Gamble plant in KCK in 2020. The announcement surprised many, including Wyandotte Economic Development Council President Greg Kindle who says it's hard to lose a company after 113 years. So what's next for the...
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