By Steve Bell
Kansas City, MO – New ordinance empowers K.C. to take over blighted property."New Tools" urban redevelopment task force reveals its plan.Funkhouser foes Burke, McGregor declare runs for city posts.Corwin, Funkhouser, council members endorse COMBAT tax.New KC superintendent says more school closings are coming.Initiatives target abortion, stem cell research, redefine "person."Older juvenile leads officers to body of missing 9-year-old.