THIS WEEK: Friday, March 30th 2012 @ 7:30 pm
(Rebroadcast Sunday @ 11 am )
ABORTION FILES DUMPED: A Johnson County woman makes a disturbing discovery as she tosses her recyclables inside a yellow and green bin in front of an Overland Park elementary school: More than 1,000 private abortion records scattered on top of newspapers and magazines, containing intimate patient information. We examine the implications.
FIREFIGHTERS: “One of the sickest things I’ve seen in Kansas City politics.” That’s how the Firefighters Union President describes the vote this week by the Kansas City council to cut $7.6 million from the fire department. But will it mean laying off 105 firefighters?
35,000 ANTI-RUSH PETITIONS: Women’s rights groups delivered petitions bearing 35,000 signatures this week to the speaker of the Missouri House opposing his plan to induct Rush Limbaugh into the Hall of Famous Missourians.
KING LOUIE: Controversy in Johnson County over the decision by government leaders to purchase the closed King Louie bowling alley in Overland Park. There are plans to turn it into a national museum on suburban life. Some critics complain that with threats of libraries closing in the county there are better ways of spending $3 million.
STREETCAR BUSINESS BACKLASH: Are plans for a downtown streetcar line in Kansas City, MO facing increasing opposition from the business community? Will they openly campaign against the two-mile transit proposal?
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