Keep a solid city manager who has been good for Kansas City

Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte have been valuable partners the last four-plus years, pushing a positive agenda for Kansas City. This is no time for the new City Council to break up the team, create a bit of uncertainty at City Hall and in the business community, and try to move in a different direction.

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Shoppers got a late start to the traditional day-after Thanksgiving binge. Partly it was from the shift to Thursday deal hunting. The cold, wet weather also delayed crowds. (Video by Mark Davis, The Kansas City Star, Nov. 27, 2015)