In May, Mayor Sly James of Kansas City announced the development of a 800-room downtown convention hotel. A scale model of the hotel project and convention center sat near the mayor.
In May, Mayor Sly James of Kansas City announced the development of a 800-room downtown convention hotel. A scale model of the hotel project and convention center sat near the mayor. Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
In May, Mayor Sly James of Kansas City announced the development of a 800-room downtown convention hotel. A scale model of the hotel project and convention center sat near the mayor. Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com

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