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Kansas City, Mo. ranks 17 on list of cities for least amount of time to become a homeowner

A study conducted by SmartAsset on how long it takes to become a homeowner in 100 different U.S. cities ranks Kansas City, Mo. within the top 25 of those identified as taking the least amount of time for renters to… more

St. Louis-based Moneta makes expansion to Kansas City

The opening of a Kansas City office for Moneta Group has been announced following the firm’s expansion from its St. Louis headquarters. Already a major player in the Kansas City market with an established list of clients from the area,… more

Coping with Covid: State, regional coronavirus cases update

A Friday update from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports the state now has 56,592 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 632 deaths since the beginning of the outbreak. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported on… more

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

AP — A federal judge in California has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many seats each state gets in Congress. On… more

Clay, Cass counties in the Top 10 for highest income in Missouri

A handful of counties in the Kansas City region have been identified as places with the most favorable cost of living, a recent study by SmartAsset showing the top 10 counties in Missouri that have it the best in this… more

Federal agents begin exit as Operation LeGend winds down

Kansas City-based Operation LeGend gained large momentum over the summer, gaining federal support for its efforts to reduce violent crime, and spreading to eight other cities in the country. As the operation winds down, federal agents brought into the Kansas… more

Kansas City FedEx Ground distribution center to create 300 jobs

Kansas City's Northland Park welcomes FedEx Ground to its industrial park, the company set to open operations at the location in October. The new FedEx center plans to open 300 jobs at its 548,500-square-foot distribution center to add to the… more

Coping with Covid: Missouri’s maximum COVID-19 death rate shows 1.67 percent, Kansas just over 1 percent

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that, despite some concern in COVID-19 death rates across particular areas of the U.S., the average reported COVID-19 death rate in the U.S. is now 2.92 percent,… more

Kansas City, Mo. council looks to make more budget cuts

Another round of budget cuts will soon take place in Kansas City, Mo. to address a COVID-19-induced budget shortfall this year. This week, Kansas City, Mo. mayor Quinton Lucas said that the city is looking to make around $60 million… more

Construction of second facility for families of local hospitalized veterans underway

A new facility now under construction will benefit veterans receiving care at the Kansas City VA Medical Center and their families, by allowing veterans’ loved ones to live nearby. The new facility is called the Fisher House and is anticipated… more