At White House, KC burger worker calls for higher wages

When President Barack Obama wanted a voice to represent America’s working class for a White House event, he found it in a second-generation fast food worker from Kansas City. Terrance Wise, 36, earns $8 per hour working at two jobs, one at Burger King, the other at McDonald’s.


Letters warn retired Teamsters of big pension cuts

Any reorganization of the decades-old Central States Pension Fund would take months

Members of Kansas City local plan to rally Saturday and protest the efforts to cut their pensions

A reorganization could serve as a model for other retirement plans with similar financial problems


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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