DOWNSIZING AT KCI
Plans continue to change KCI from a three terminal to one terminal operation. Cost and safety concerns are generally given as the principal reasons. Public reaction to the proposed changes seems negative.
DOWN TO EARTH TRANSIT
Kansas City area mayors are apparently planning to unveil a program next year to run commuter rail traffic from downtown to Independence, Blue Springs, and Lee’s Summit. Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders is spearheading the project and says the funding will come from federal dollars and a new one-cent sales tax.
FINAL DEBATE–PART 1
Senator McCaskill and Representative Akin have finished their debate schedule in the race for the U.S. Senate. Most polling shows the race still fairly tight. The election is two weeks away.
FINAL DEBATE, PART 2
The final presidential debate was designed to emphasize foreign policy questions, but candidates often reverted to domestic issues.
Early polls from CNN and CBS showed Obama the winner.