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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 19, 2018

Last Thursday on the Kansas City Public Television program Ruckus, panelist Jim Heeter dropped the following bomb about the large increase in the cost of a new single terminal for Kansas City International Airport [start at 21:07],

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By Emily Stahly on Nov 07, 2018

For the past several years, a group of friends and neighbors have gathered on Sunday afternoons in three public parks to share a meal together and serve hundreds of people in need in Kansas City.

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By Kelvey Vander Hart on Nov 05, 2018

As a general rule, it isn’t wise to spend too much time worrying about keeping up with the neighbors. But we might make an exception to that rule for Missouri, especially in light of a new report that shows how weak our economy is relative to other states in the region.

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By Abigail Hoyt on Nov 02, 2018

Having the option to choose a new school may not be at the front of every parent’s mind, but it’s a serious concern when a child is being bullied.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 29, 2018

The other day we highlighted a letter from a developer who claimed that his client, a hotel company, should receive higher-than-offered taxpayer subsidies because of a saturated

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 26, 2018

In a blog post earlier this year I wondered about Kansas City, “If previous subsidies successfully created a vibrant economic center, then why are they still needed?”

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By Susan Pendergrass on Oct 25, 2018

Far too often, our policy conversations focus heavily on urban locations. This is especially true in education. Yet there are over 9 million children in America’s rural schools who deserve our careful and thoughtful attention as well.

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By James V. Shuls on Oct 23, 2018

In November, the Show-Me Institute will host two events on Bryce’s Law.

Haven’t heard of it? Don’t worry, few have—and even fewer have benefitted from it.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 22, 2018

On Ruckus the other day, panelist Woody Cozad mentioned that taxes in Kansas City are high. He’s right.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 19, 2018

The Kansas City Star published a 2,500 word front page story on Sunday that asked, “Why do so many stores east of Troost lack healthy food?” It wasn’t until the 11th paragraph that we got the answer: dem