Sly James

KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Kansas City, MO - An advisory committee has recommended that the new yet-to-be-built single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport be named for civil rights figure Martin Luther King, Jr. The committee was charged with discovering ways that the legacy of MLK, Jr could be honored in a...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
Bill Grady
November 08, 2017 - 4:31 am
It was a big win for supporters of the single terminal plan at Kansas City International Airport. It was not close. The $1 billion project passed with 75 percent of the vote. "It's a little bigger than I expected but it only goes to show we should never underestimate the people of Kansas City,"...
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Marc LaVoie
September 12, 2017 - 6:23 am
Kansas City's mayor, Sly James, spent more than a full hour in studio Tuesday on Kansas City's Morning News. The mayor took questions from listeners about the latest developments with a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport. James is a vocal supporter of modernizing the airport. James...
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Marc LaVoie
August 29, 2017 - 7:01 am
Multiple Missouri Mayors are backing a ballot measure to raise the state's minimum wage. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson is asking for signatures on a petition to support November 2018 ballot measure. The effort, called "Raise Up Missouri," requires 100,000 signatures by May. Kansas City Mayor Sly...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:51 am
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is reacting to last week's NAACP Missouri Travel advisory by working to calm the nerves of wary travelers. “We want to make sure the NAACP and all persons who have concerns over safety or discrimination know that Kansas City welcomes you,” James wrote in a statement...
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Bill Grady
August 08, 2017 - 5:44 am
Talk of internal leaks dominates the discussion in City Hall as another deadline approaches this week for bidders interested in building a billion-dollar terminal at Kansas City International Airport. The four firms that are interested in building the terminal have until Thursday to turn in their...
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July 17, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Kansas City, MO - Mayor Sly James announced the Google Fiber Community Connections Challenge for area non-profits that provide digital inclusion and digital equity services within the city limits to compete for free gigabit-speed Google Fiber Internet service. "This Challenge will give our city’s...
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Jim Cunningham
June 13, 2017 - 6:41 am
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is calling attention to several companies for doing their part to save energy. Kansas City's future is better because of investments in clean energy, like the ones @KCPLConnect is creating. https://t.co/T1ujTGv6BC pic.twitter.com/5vM1d1W4m8 — Mayor Sly James (@...
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Marc LaVoie
June 02, 2017 - 6:52 am
Leaders of major countries around the globe are criticizing the U.S. pullout from the Paris Climate Accord, and mayors of cities around the country are as well. Kansas City Mayor Sly James reacted to President Trump's decision to step away from the environmental agreement by sending out a Tweet...
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Michael Ronnebaum
March 29, 2017 - 5:40 am
Kansas City officials turned up the heat on its Go Bond campaign a week ahead of a public referendum on the issue. Voters will decide April 4 whether to approve the bonds that would pay for $800 million in maintenance and infrastructure needs over 20 years. "Now is the time to act," said...
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