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KCUR Evening Newscast 7-23-08

By Steve Bell

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-735131.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • Citizens and leaders debated a light rail starter route in a council committee this morning. Many were displeased that the existing plan does not connect with Union Station.
  • The full council passed a measure to step up the schedule of mowing weeds on vacant lots. Property owners are then billed for the mowing.
  • Council member Cathy Jolly introduced and ordinance to give the city more power to enforce orders of protection in domestic violence situations.
  • The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce has endorsed extending the public safety sales tax.

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