THIS WEEK: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
(Rebroadcast Sunday @ 11 am )
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PLAZA BLAST: Lingering questions over a massive natural gas explosion that rocks the Country Club Plaza killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others.
SIPHONING MONEY FOR STREETCARS: Backers of the bus service are angry that $2 million is being removed from their budget to help fund the new downtown streetcar project. But why?
GUN FELONY LAW: A Missouri lawmaker makes national news this week after filing a bill that would send his fellow lawmakers to prison if they introduce gun-control legislation. HB633, sponsored by St. Louis Republican Mike Leara, would make it a felony punishable with up to four years in prison to propose any legislation restricting the right of an individual to bear arms.
HOLDING BACK THIRD GRADERS: If a third-grader can’t read, should they be blocked from entering fourth-grade? Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says yes. KCPT’s Special Correspondent Sam Zeff has a closer look at the governor’s new tough love plan.
MEET THIS WEEK’S NEWS REVIEWERS:
KCPT Special Correspondent
Kansas City Star