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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 25, 2017

The Kansas City Council is asking voters in an April election to raise property taxes for fixing streets, sidewalks and other infrastructure improvements. Voters will also consider a small hike in the sales tax to boost economic development on the city's east side. City Hall reporter Lynn Horsley explains what's going on.

Jan 18, 2017

Kansas Capitol correspondent Hunter talks about the way forward for a state with budget problems and Gov. Sam Brownback's final stretch in public office. Then Diane Stafford chats about how your workplace, job, and job security are changing in an Uber-influenced world of the gig economy. The latest "Deep Background" podcast from The Kansas City Star.

Jan 11, 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show, Kansas City's own tech scene and the balance between gadgetry convenience and privacy mark the latest Deep Background podcast conversation with Leah Becerra, Jay Pilgreen and Scott Canon of The Kansas City Star.

Jan 4, 2017

Kansas City Star reporters Dave Helling, Scott Canon, and Rick Montgomery move past the scorched earth of 2016 to take a look at trends and stories we'll see in the coming year.

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