The so-called “LLC loophole” exempts hundreds of thousands of Kansas business owners from state income taxes — ostensibly to create jobs. From the voter’s doorstep to thriving law firms that benefit from the tax gift, voices call for its repeal.
Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is taking its case for expansion to museum neighbors and members. It particularly needs better office space and is looking to expand into houses it owns across 45th Street from the museum. It’s also working with the city and others interested in developing a cultural arts district stretching east from the Country Club Plaza.
After a lawsuit from an atheists group challenged the use of taxpayer dollars to support the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City next month, the convention has been seeking funds. Now, the Black Health Care Coalition has launched a GoFundMe effort to support the group.
Kenadee, 16, wants to be part of an encouraging family that will not give up on her and that will provide a nurturing environment. To learn more about adoption, go to www.adoptkskids.org or call 877-457-5430
Several manhole covers were sent into the air by a fire underneath 10th Street between Central Avenue and Wyandotte Street on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in downtown Kansas City. The Kansas City Fire Department and Kansas City Power & Light responded.
Keith MyersThe Kansas City Star
Fire under street downtown sends manhole covers flying
Heavy rain floods streets in Westport, submerges cars
Grand Boulevard bridge demolished
Overnight flash flooding soaks cars, streets and businesses