THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 7:30 PM
(Rebroadcast Sunday @ 11:00 am)
PLAZA: A 9:00 pm curfew and $500 fines – what the city is now doing to curb hordes of teens on the Country Club Plaza.
BROWNBACK: The Kansas Governor is making national news. Why Sam Brownback’s administration is returning $32 million dollars in federal money to help the state enact health care reform.
HIGHWOODS DROPS OFFICE BUILDING PLAN: After pretty much an entire year of controversy and debate that included protests, and petition drives, hundreds of yards signs and an aggressive Facebook campaign the Plaza office controversy is over.
NO TO LIGHT RAIL: Despite collecting more than 3,600 signatures, far more than required by the city’s election rules, a city council committee this week holds up an effort by maverick activist Clay Chastain to put a new light rail initiative on the November ballot.
JOHNSON COUNTY SUN SHUTS DOWN: After more than 50 years, one of the metro’s most prominent suburban newspapers shuts down. The Johnson County Sun lays off all of its staffers and ceases production.
THIS WEEK’S NEWS REVIEWERS:
KMBC 9 News
NBC Action News
Kansas City Star