Noted mediator will be in KC to meet with Teamsters in huge pension fight

Kenneth Feinberg is coming to Kansas City on Tuesday on an assignment from the U.S. Treasury. His job is to weigh a controversial proposal that would cut the pension checks of many retired Teamsters by half or more. Tuesday’s session will bring Feinberg together with those retired Teamsters whose monthly checks are in jeopardy.


Stocks soar after a five-day slump

A sharp rebound in oil prices and an encouraging report on retail sales helped lift the stock market to its first gain since late last week. The Dow Jones rose 313.66, or 2 percent, to 15,973.84. The Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 35.70, or 2 percent, to 1,864.78. The Nasdaq rose 70.67, or 1.7 percent, to 4,337.51.


Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

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