Unified Government

A sign reading "T-Bones" hangs on the gate of the baseball stadium
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KMBZ News Staff
October 15, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Kansas City, KS - The Kansas City T-Bones are being sold to local businessman and developer Mark Brandmeyer and Max Fun LLC, as reported by KMBC-TV 9. BREAKING: KCK minor league T-Bones is being sold to Mark Brandmeyer & Max Fun LLC. Deal to use KCK’s T-Bones stadium goes to Unified Government...
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Pitcher holds a baseball behind his back
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AP News Staff
October 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas City T-Bones are officially locked out of their stadium in Kansas City, Kansas. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, changed the locks and padlocked the gates to the stadium Monday because the team has failed to pay hundreds of...
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Bill Grady
May 22, 2019 - 6:58 am
As the Unified Government in Wyandotte County is getting closer to putting an end to its ban on pit bull dogs, one advocate says it's about time. The ban on the breed in Kansas City, Kansas goes back almost three decades. People found in violation of the code have been subject to fines of at least...
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Bill Grady
April 24, 2019 - 7:03 am
Executives at Texas-based Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts have not said whether their Kansas City, Kansas location will open this summer, but despite the tragic death of a patron there, some local people want it to return. The future of the water park has been in doubt since the fatal August...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 28, 2018 - 12:38 pm
Kansas City, KS - Wyandotte County broke ground on a new juvenile justice center this morning. The new 47-thousand square foot building is expected to open in 2020 at the cost of $27.2 million. The facility is designed to keep juveniles separate from adult offenders. In a statemnet, Unified...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
A Kansas City, Kansas Police officer is charged with a sex crime, the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday. "Steven Rios was charged on May 7, 2018 with one count of sexual battery," said Mark Dupree, District Attorney. Rios faces a possible six months in jail, a $1,000...
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Bill Grady
January 05, 2018 - 4:22 am
There were not enough commissioners Thursday evening for a quorum at a scheduled special meeting of the WYCO/KCK United Government Commission, but there were plenty of fireworks. A heated conversation between a retired firefighter and KCK pastor after the mayor reports corruption within the fire...
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Bill Grady
January 04, 2018 - 6:14 am
United Government Mayor Mark Holland is squaring off against firefighters, alleging corruption within the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department. A special session of the Unified Government Commissioners is scheduled for Thursday evening. Holland said firefighters are allowed to trade shifts on a...
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David Alvey Campaign
Marc LaVoie
November 08, 2017 - 5:33 am
Voters in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas narrowly chose David Alvey over incumbent Mark Holland for Mayor and CEO. Alvey, a school administrator and director of the Board of Public Utilities, won with 52 percent of the vote. "We've been walking door-to-door for about 30 weeks in a row on...
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July 06, 2017 - 5:15 pm
The Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County has released its proposed budget for 2018, and property owners in KCK should be happy. The budget calls for a reduction in the KCK property tax rate from 41.8 mils to 39.8 mills. That would be a 4.8% reduction. The 2017 budget also...
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