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A state-by-state look at flu cases 0:21

A state-by-state look at flu cases

'Call Me By Your Name' (official trailer) 2:10

'Call Me By Your Name' (official trailer)

Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal 2:23

Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal

A game like the one against Tennessee 'does something' to Cuonzo Martin’s heart 1:46

A game like the one against Tennessee 'does something' to Cuonzo Martin’s heart

Golf club's fans are 'horribly loud,' according to neighbors 1:03

Golf club's fans are 'horribly loud,' according to neighbors

Rick Barnes: Mizzou has different identity under Cuonzo Martin 0:45

Rick Barnes: Mizzou has different identity under Cuonzo Martin

Bill Self’s observations on the game and his unique clothes 1:20

Bill Self’s observations on the game and his unique clothes

Too old? Too much money? Is reported Hosmer offer a good deal? 2:11

Too old? Too much money? Is reported Hosmer offer a good deal?

Raw video: Helicopter used to install new lights at Kauffman Stadium 1:06

Raw video: Helicopter used to install new lights at Kauffman Stadium

Five things about the Royals’ three-team trade 0:46

Five things about the Royals’ three-team trade

  • Ice forming on overhead power lines freezes up street car service

    Ice that formed after morning rains froze, suspended street car service in Kansas City and at least one car was towed back to the barn.

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Bitter cold, clouds to greet KC-area students’ return to school Friday morning

The National Weather Service said Friday’s forecast calls for clouds and bitter cold, with below normal temperatures in the teens and 20s.

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Voters head to polls for unusual Saturday election

A steady stream of voters went to the Whole Person at 37th and Main streets on Saturday to vote for a board of directors for the newly expanded Kansas City streetcar district. Some voters said Saturday was a more convenient day to vote than the normal Tuesday, but turnout was still expected to be light.

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Chastain pitches 25-mile rail proposal on Aug. 8 ballot

Veteran transit activist Clay Chastain was in Kansas City on Friday, July 7, 2017, to campaign for his latest petition initiative, Question 2 on the Aug. 8 ballot. The measure seeks a  3/8 -cent sales tax increase for 25 years, to help pay for what he’s calling a “hybrid” rail system that would combine the best of streetcars and light rail.

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A state-by-state look at flu cases 0:21

A state-by-state look at flu cases

'Call Me By Your Name' (official trailer) 2:10

'Call Me By Your Name' (official trailer)

Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal 2:23

Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal

A game like the one against Tennessee 'does something' to Cuonzo Martin’s heart 1:46

A game like the one against Tennessee 'does something' to Cuonzo Martin’s heart

Golf club's fans are 'horribly loud,' according to neighbors 1:03

Golf club's fans are 'horribly loud,' according to neighbors

Rick Barnes: Mizzou has different identity under Cuonzo Martin 0:45

Rick Barnes: Mizzou has different identity under Cuonzo Martin

Bill Self’s observations on the game and his unique clothes 1:20

Bill Self’s observations on the game and his unique clothes

Too old? Too much money? Is reported Hosmer offer a good deal? 2:11

Too old? Too much money? Is reported Hosmer offer a good deal?

Raw video: Helicopter used to install new lights at Kauffman Stadium 1:06

Raw video: Helicopter used to install new lights at Kauffman Stadium

Five things about the Royals’ three-team trade 0:46

Five things about the Royals’ three-team trade

KC Streetcar's next destination: Berkley Riverfront

Efforts are underway to extend the Kansas City Streetcar system north to the Berkley Riverfront. The cost is estimated to be $32 million. Robert A. Cronkleton
Robert A. Cronkleton bcronkleton@kcstar.com
KC Streetcar's next destination: Berkley Riverfront 1:58

KC Streetcar's next destination: Berkley Riverfront

Voters head to polls for unusual Saturday election 1:03

Voters head to polls for unusual Saturday election

How smart city technology can help KC 2:05

How smart city technology can help KC

Nearly 60 years later, Kansas City streetcar is connecting downtown again 3:30

Nearly 60 years later, Kansas City streetcar is connecting downtown again