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Editorial: Good risk in Prairie Village

It’s especially positive that a public park will be a featured amenity on the former Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club property in Prairie Village. It will serve residents and visitors for decades to come. A park in northeast Johnson County is a wise public investment.

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KCI delay is disappointing but better not be fatal

Mayor Sly James tried to put the best face possible on disappointing news Tuesday. He said voters would not be asked this year to approve funding for a single terminal to replace the current setup at Kansas City International Airport. Now it needs to be considered in 2017.

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The award for ‘Most Irresponsible Budget’ goes to Kansas lawmakers

When Gov. Sam Brownback essentially tells GOP lawmakers to “Pass an irresponsible state budget that harms public services for Kansans,” too many have offered a ready-made feeble response the last four years. Sure enough. Got it. Right away. It happened again under the cover of darkness Monday, as the House and Senate narrowly approved an unbalanced budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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Yael T. Abouhalkah blasts bad, irresponsible budget bill in Kansas 01:01

Yael T. Abouhalkah blasts bad, irresponsible budget bill in Kansas

KCI proposals explained in four minutes 04:00

KCI proposals explained in four minutes

Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse 08:10

Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse

Mayor Sly James pulls plug on 2016 election on KCI improvements 02:12

Mayor Sly James pulls plug on 2016 election on KCI improvements

Ride with Yael Abouhalkah behind a Kansas City streetcar 03:46

Ride with Yael Abouhalkah behind a Kansas City streetcar

State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice 00:56

State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice

Airlines support a single-terminal design for KCI 02:09

Airlines support a single-terminal design for KCI

Kar Woo is a nominee for The Star's 2015 Citizen of the Year 01:28

Kar Woo is a nominee for The Star's 2015 Citizen of the Year

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HUD secretary discusses ways to bridge the digital divide

HUD Secretary Julián Castro is correct: Taking steps like the federal government and Google Fiber did on Wednesday should help low-income families in Kansas City get cheaper access to in-home Internet service.
Yael T. Abouhalkah abouhalkah@kcstar.com
HUD secretary discusses ways to bridge the digital divide 01:04

HUD secretary discusses ways to bridge the digital divide

State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice 00:56

State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice

Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse 08:10

Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse

A medical game changer 02:36

A medical game changer