THIS WEEK: Friday July 22nd 2011 @ 7:30 pm
(Rebroadcast Sunday @ 11:00 am)
CHRISTMAS IN JULY: They say it will create 20,000 jobs in our region. KC Chamber leaders call it “Christmas in July.” It’s so big, the Missouri Governor is calling lawmakers back into session to pass it. What’s the big deal? And why should you care?
SHOE IN MOUTH: Deciding the fate of a long controversial piece of Kansas City public art
1000% INTEREST: Local storefront loan shops are back under scrutiny. Operation Breakthrough volunteers work with KCTV5 to uncover a problem thats destroying the lives of low-income Kansas Citians….
KCTV Story Part 1 KCTV Story Part 2
KCK SUES OVER EPA MOVE: Wyandotte County officials go to federal court to block the EPA from moving its regional office and its 500 employees from downtown KCK to the Johnson County suburbs. They say moving the EPA’s offices 20 miles down the road to Lenexa is an ill- fit for an agency tasked with protecting the environment.
HYATT DISAPPEARS: Just as Kansas City marks the 30th anniversary of the Hyatt Regency Hotel Disaster, a name change is announced. The Hyatt becomes the Sheraton Crown Center.
WHO SAYS NO TO FREE CASH?: Which metro area government tells President Obama to keep his money, they don’t want the federal government’s cash?
THIS WEEK’S NEWS REVIEWERS:
NBC Action News
The Monitor, KC’s new monthly newspaper
Kansas City Star