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Vahe Gregorian: Chiefs should avoid another controversial draft pick, like Joe Mixon

Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs took a major public-relations hit and a big risk by drafting Tyreek Hill, who only months before had pleaded guilty to domestic violence on his then-pregnant girlfriend. By all accounts, the gamble has worked out well off the field and Hill has excelled on the field. So the Chiefs may be tempted to draft a talent like Joe Mixon, who punched a woman in 2014. That would be a bad idea.

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Cutting costs in Kansas City

The Kansas City budget office recently released a report showing that municipal government and the Police Department have a lot of overlap in their administrative functions. They said cutting even 5 percent of those expenses could save several million dollars.

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Cutting costs in Kansas City

The Kansas City budget office recently released a report showing that municipal government and the Police Department have a lot of overlap in their administrative functions. They said cutting even 5 percent of those expenses could save several million dollars.
Neil Nakahodo and Lynn Horsley The Kansas City Star
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Cutting costs in Kansas City

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