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Election Result
Lucas Beats Justus In KC Mayor's Race
Kansas City has a new mayor, and his name is Quinton Lucas. According to unofficial results, Lucas captured 59 percent of the…
Quinton Lucas
What Does It Take to Land the Gig as Kansas City’s Mayor?
If you want to think about it this way — and we have — choosing a mayor is a lot like the hiring process. And on Tuesday,…
Who Will Lead KC?
Blue Valley Looks To Forge New Path
In the United States of the late 19th century, iron works personified the strength and grit of an emerging industrial power. …
Who Will Lead KC?
Church Is Ray Of Light In Urban KC Neighborhood
The Sheffield Family Life Center, a 6,000-member Assembly of God church, is a sparkling diamond in an urban coal mine. It’s…
Who Will Lead KC?
What You Need to Know About KC's Mayoral Election
With Sly James’ term coming to an end, Kansas Citians will choose their next mayor this year. There’s a large field, and …

Blight
A Ride-Along with KC's Mayoral Candidates in the Northland
Kansas City mayoral candidates Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus tour through the Chaumiere neighborhood in the Northland to see…
Blight
What Will It Take for Banks to Invest in Kansas City's Low-Income Neighborhoods?
With just-dried paint on the walls, gleaming appliances in the kitchen and a few traces of sawdust still clinging to the newl…
Quinton Lucas
Can KC's new leadership fix 'the land that time forgot'?
The kielbasa recipe hasn’t changed much since Peter May, a Polish immigrant, opened a grocery store in Kansas City’s Blue…
Who Will Lead KC?
Neighborhood Cleanup Removes Tons of Trash From Kansas City’s East Side
Just imagine what $1.5 billion would do for blight on Kansas City’s East Side. Well, if Bill Drummond had his way, the city…

Who Will Lead KC?
Kansas City No Violence Alliance Reboots
As mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, Sly James has grown accustomed to phone calls from the police chief about yet another homi…
Who Will Lead KC?
Reducing Kansas City's Violent Crime
This time, Danelle Williams and Vito Mazzara arrived prepared. The two Kansas City, Missouri, police officers didn’t want t…

Who Will Lead KC?
Jobs in Blue Valley
It took a flood at his family’s business – Custom Truck One Source – to lead a frustrated Chris Ross back to his childh…

Affordable Housing
Beautifying KC's Low-Income Housing
Julia Cole didn’t waste time on the sidewalk. She marched straight up a grassy hill in south Kansas City, Missouri, and poi…
curiousKC
Ridding KCMO Of Blighted Lots
Ellen Boyd, a resident of Kansas City, Missouri’s, Historic Northeast area, isn’t surrounded by vacant homes. But she has…
curiousKC
A Decades-Old Tax Question Resurfaces About Kansas City Schools
Earl Fleer is nearly 80 years old now, and he lives about a dozen miles south of his hometown of Hermann, Missouri. But some …

Key Coalition Neighborhood
Neighborhood Champion: Karen Slaughter
They do it for no pay and little fanfare. Who are they? They are the neighborhood leaders who fight to improve some of the mo…
Aim4Peace
Neighborhood Champion: Jessie Jefferson
They do it for no pay and little fanfare. Who are they? They are the neighborhood leaders who fight to improve some of the mo…
Blue Valley Neighborhood
Neighborhood Champion: Dale Walker
They do it for no pay and little fanfare. Who are they? They are the neighborhood leaders who fight to improve some of the mo…
North Blue Ridge Neighborhood
Neighborhood Champion: Julie Boye
They do it for no pay and little fanfare. Who are they? They are the neighborhood leaders who fight to improve some of the mo…
Sheffield Neighborhood
Neighborhood Champion: Mark Morales
They do it for no pay and little fanfare. Who are they? They are the neighborhood leaders who fight to improve some of the mo…
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Who Will Lead KC
Meet Some of the KC Mayoral Candidates You Might Not Know
When Kansas City PBS and the Kansas City Public Library co-hosted a Kansas City mayoral forum, the two organizations limited …
Who Will Lead KC?
KC Mayoral Debate: 5 Key Takeaways
If you were home Wednesday evening enjoying some of your favorite Kansas City PBS programming (we hope!), you are excused for…
Who Will Lead KC?
Curbing Violence Is Key Topic In Forum for East Side KC Council Seat
The shadow of a slain 15-year-old loomed over a Thursday evening forum for candidates seeking a 3rd District seat on the Kans…
Project Overview Blight Violent Crime Economic Development Questions And Answers Neighborhood Champions Debates
2019 Kansas City Mayoral Election