Kansas City residents will vote on whether to restore The Paseo, a historic boulevard that was renamed to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The issue, put on the ballot by petition, will appear as Question 5. The Star’s politics editor, Bill Turque, joins Deep Background to examine the decision put before voters and what implications it may have down the road. Dave Helling and Leah Becerra co-host.
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Published Jan. 24, 2019: After months of delay, Kansas City Council renames The Paseo for Martin Luther King
Published May 20, 2018: Panel supports naming new KCI airport for MLK, offers 63rd Street as second option