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Area roads remain treacherous Monday

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Roads across the region remain treacherous Monday morning even after road crews attempted to remove snow. The problem? Rain that swept through the area turned to ice on the wet roads under ...

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Area highways very busy for Thanksgiving travel

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More than 54 million Americans are traveling this week, journeying 50 miles or more away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving. How will holiday travel affect Kansas and Missouri drivers? Those numbers will impact local residents as I-70, ...

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Missouri Ballot Measures

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Here are the ballot measures appearing in 2018 general election. Our next article will give our thoughts on each one. Check back later for more info. Amendment 1 [full text]  [Proposed by Initiative Petition] Official Ballot ...

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Fueling safer roads in Missouri

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When the Missouri Department of Transportation conducted an extensive study of roads and bridges, including the Buck O’Neil bridge in Kansas City several years ago, the inspection revealed a laundry list of ...

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Gas tax for roads will cost families just $1.25 per month

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A November ballot measure to increase Missouri’s gasoline tax by ten cents a gallon has the backing of Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe (R). The Jefferson City Republican spoke to hundreds of local ...

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States brace for huge hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast of the nation it is rapidly getting stronger. Forecaster predictions are dire and the three states in its path are bracing for the worst including ...

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Who has more bad drivers: Missouri or Kansas?

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State Line Road and a river divide Kansas City between two states. Now, something else divides the metro–how good a driver you are. A new study says Missouri drivers are some of ...

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Major portion of Interstate 70 closes beginning June 8

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Get ready for freeway Armageddon in eastern Jackson County. Missouri transportation officials are closing a major stretch of Interstate 70, in both directions, in the Kansas City metro area and the move ...

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Higher fuel tax to fund improved highways, bridges

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Missouri drivers, tired of having some of the nation’s worst roads, have been less resistant recently to increased taxes to improve them. Part of the lack of resistance could be the booming ...

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