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Top Of The Morning News: December 13, 2012

City of Kansas City
Photo illustration of a streetcar operating southbound on Main Street at 19th Street.

Voters in a downtown district approved tax measures to fund a streetcar in Kansas City.  Interstate 49 officially opens between Kansas City and the Arkansas border.

Voters Approve Tax District For Street Cars

Passage of a Kansas City downtown tax district and a sales tax is a first major step toward financing a streetcar system. Find out more here.

US-71 Upgraded & Renamed To Interstate 49 In Most Of Missouri

Hundreds of new signs now line the highway formerly known as 71.  The signage follows the unveiling of Interstate 49 between Kansas City and the Arkansas border. 

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