Kansas City Councilman Michael Brooks (left) said he thought it was in everyone’s best interest that he hand in his resignation Wednesday. He appeared to be deep in thought Wednesday at a Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee meeting at City Hall as he listened to Councilman Scott Taylor (center).
Kansas City Councilman Michael Brooks (left) said he thought it was in everyone’s best interest that he hand in his resignation Wednesday. He appeared to be deep in thought Wednesday at a Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee meeting at City Hall as he listened to Councilman Scott Taylor (center). JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
Kansas City Councilman Michael Brooks (left) said he thought it was in everyone’s best interest that he hand in his resignation Wednesday. He appeared to be deep in thought Wednesday at a Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee meeting at City Hall as he listened to Councilman Scott Taylor (center). JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

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