KC News

Hyperloop illustration
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January 30, 2018 - 6:10 pm
A feasibility study announced Tuesday will look at the value and cost of an ultra-high-speed hyperloop system across Missouri, potentially moving people between St. Louis and Kansas City in a half-hour's time. Kansas City-based Black and Veatch will conduct the study in partnership with the...
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Edgemoor's conceptual drawing of new KCI exterior
Bill Grady
January 30, 2018 - 6:02 pm
A memorandum of understanding between Edgemoor and the city on KCI is inching closer. Kansas City Council members submitted 45 demands for the new memoradum of understanding and on Tuesday Edgemoor agreed to 43 of those. The concessions include an offer to help pay for public infrastructure...
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Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Parsons
Missouri Department of Economic Development
January 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is asking for a larger office budget to allow him to hire a personal driver. Parson said Tuesday that his budget of$541,000 needs an additional $50,000 so a driver is available for the many trips he takes on state business. The Republican...
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Courtesy: First Responder Network Authority
Jim Cunningham
January 30, 2018 - 6:18 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol has finished connecting to a new platform that they say will greatly improve communication between troopers and other first responders. The Patrol is the first public safety agency in Kansas to have FirstNet , the country’s first and only nationwide public safety broadband...
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January 30, 2018 - 6:03 am
MACON, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is proposing to cut the state's top individual income tax rate by 10 percent and reduce the corporate income tax rate by nearly one-third. Greitens was traveling the state Monday to outline the details of what he calls the "boldest state tax reform in...
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courtesy: Leavenworth PD
January 29, 2018 - 1:12 pm
Leavenworth, KS - A police officer at the center of an investigation following the shooting death of a man during a domestic dispute call has been terminated, according to the Leavenworth Police Department. Officer Matthew Harrington shot and killed Antonio Garcia, 47, during a domestic dispute...
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Kara Marxer
January 29, 2018 - 4:10 am
A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed near 36th Street and Prospect, capping off a deadly weekend on Kansas City streets. A total of three pedestrians were killed in crashes since Friday night. Two fatalities involved hit-and-run incidents. Jyra Hill was struck on 71 Highway at Gregory. She...
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