The SolSmart program, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, recognized Kansas City as one of 14 cities nationally making it faster, easier and cheaper to use solar energy. Other Missouri cities honored were Gladstone and Columbia.
Christopher Cornelius listed “no one” under a questionnaire that asked him to list his friends. After his father posted an impassioned cry for empathy on Facebook, kids from all over are trying to show Christopher he does have friends.
Kansas City is moving toward asking voters to approve an $800 million bond plan in April 2017. City officials recently announced that a new animal shelter in Swope Park would be one of the projects. But plenty of other details remain murky and still need to be released.