A City Council committee heard a proposal Thursday for turning Kemper Arena into a youth sports complex.
A City Council committee heard a proposal Thursday for turning Kemper Arena into a youth sports complex. File photo by KEITH MYERS The Kansas City Star
A City Council committee heard a proposal Thursday for turning Kemper Arena into a youth sports complex. File photo by KEITH MYERS The Kansas City Star

Proposal would turn Kemper Arena into youth sports complex

August 07, 2014 5:27 PM

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