THIS WEEK: Friday, April 6th 2012 @ 7:30 pm
(Rebroadcast Sunday @ 11 am )
FROM INTERIM TO PERMANENT: Dr. Stephen Green this week loses the word “interim” from his title. He is officially named the new permanent superintendent of the Kansas City, MO School District
ELECTION DAY: Area voters go to the polls. We dissect the Kansas City School Board elections and why voters in Independence overwhelmingly reject a tax to support more police officers.
SEA LIFE AQUARIUM OPENS: 5,000 sea creatures find a new home in Kansas City including sharks and stingrays, as the new $15 million Sea Life Aquarium finally opens its doors today at Crown Center.
TEVA MOVES TO KANSAS: The business border battle continues as TEVA Pharmaceuticals announces its moving its headquarters and 400 employees from I-435 and Holmes Road to a brand new facility in Overland Park.
OCCUPY KC: Kansas City police and city workers evict members of the Occupy Kansas City movement from Penn Valley Park over the weekend. Occupy KC claims to be the longest continuous public occupation in the country.
HONORING FUNK: It’s been almost a year since Mark Funkhouser left his job as Kansas City’s Mayor. So why are there still no plans by members of the city council to honor his service when every other former Mayor has something named after them?
THIS WEEK’S NEWS REVIEWERS:
Newsradio 98.1 FM KMBZ
41 Action News
Kansas City Star
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