By Steve Bell
Kansas City, MO –
Ford Claycomo incentives bill nearly killed by conservative senator.Pnsion changes to offset Ford costs have passed both houses.Missouri Highway Patrol and Water Patrol officially become one.New MoDOT 5-year roads plan features fixing, not improving.Seat belt law, texting while driving ban take effect in Kansas.Kansas smoking ban starts, except for casinos, 31 private clubs.Kansas City, MO reports good financial year despite recession.More security against burglars to be required for new K.C. Homes.Countil defies Funkhouser, approves stadiums maintenance funding.Biology lab hydrogen explosion at MU-Columbia injures four.Two seriously injured in K.C. Area pre-July 4 fireworks accidents.