Mary SanchezSenior Reporter, Flatland
Mary Sanchez has also been a metro columnist for The Kansas City Star and member of the Star’s editorial board, in addition to her years spent reporting on race, class, criminal justice and educational issues. Sanchez is a native of Kansas City.
Stakes are high for the Kansas 3rd Congressional District. In the upcoming election, the party of the winner could control the House of Representatives for the next two years.
Central United Methodist Church will become a satellite for the Leawood-based Church of the Resurrection. Its history says much about Kansas City's, and it's own, past ties to slavery.
While an industry standard is to answer 90% of incoming calls within 15 seconds, Kansas City is struggling to answer 75% of calls within that time frame, according to data compiled by the Mid-America Regional Council.
The Ukrainian Club is now the primary contact for locals who are mortified by Putin’s efforts to conquer Ukraine for Russia. "All of the Kansas City area is looking to us," says club president Lyudmyla Savinkova.