June 19, 2011 11:56 PM

Mike Hendricks | At long last, Katy Trail is getting closer to KC

Folks up and down the line in western Missouri are hoping the Rock Island will be an economic engine again — as a hiking and biking trail connecting Kansas City to the statewide Katy Trail, which, at 237 miles, is the longest hiking/biking path of its kind in the United States.

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