Kansas City goes big on Small Business Saturday

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, small businesses vie for their piece of the holiday shopping frenzy. Mayor Sly James of Kansas City was joined by officials with the Small Business Administration in promoting Small Business Saturday and talking about how important small businesses are for local economies.


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.

Today's Market

Trading tool for toys clears household clutter

KidsTrade app, launched in October, allows kids to trade or sell stuff they no longer want to friends

Consider it a Craigslist or eBay for children

Safety features on the app keep parents in control

Tens of billions promised to boost clean energy tech

Gates, Obama and French President Francois Hollande to announce new initiative

‘Ambitious’ effort to develop clean energies initially involves eight countries

About 20 private business leaders have signed on to the initiative


Enter to Win 4 tickets to Kansas City Ballet’s All-New production of The Nutcracker on Friday, Dec 11 at 7:30pm at the Kauffman Center.

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