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June 25, 2014 6:57 AM

What now? KC asks, after GOP picks other cities for 2016 convention

Kansas City boosters quietly folded the bunting and packed away the party favors Wednesday — then launched a difficult inquiry into why their two-year bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention fell short. The GOP’s early afternoon announcement eliminating Kansas City and Denver from convention consideration surprised some city officials. They’d been confident for weeks that Kansas City would make the final cut.

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