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Have ideas about city programs or activities that could be more efficient and effective
Every year the City Auditor’s Office develops an annual audit plan and your ideas and suggestions will be considered as we select audits for the coming year.
Public audit suggestions could result in service improvements, reduced costs, or increased revenues. Actually, they have. Public audit…

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Local developers, Hyatt share plans to build 800-room hotel
Mayor Sly James announced today the development of a $300 million, 800-room convention headquarters hotel near the Kansas City Convention Center
“Kansas City needs a major downtown convention hotel, and has for several years,” James said. “America has fallen in love with Kansas City and wants to have its conventions and large meetings here. The proposed agreement…

As a small token of appreciation to our military heroes, a selection of Kansas City’s top businesses have banded together this fall to provide special discounts to those who are serving or have served, along with their families. It’s all part of this fall’s KC Salute to the Military, a special commemoration around Veterans Day
Veterans Day Events
From parades to celebrations at the National World…

After buying our Christmas turkey, it needed cooking! The best source of flames and heat I know has to be the Aventador LP760 from Oakley Design, fitted with...

When this guy calls his boss to tell him he's running a little late, he witnesses a car accident and begins the best play-by-play commentary you'll ever hear.

My daughter was a year old - crawling but not yet walking and my son was four. When we went outdoors that spring my son went to his dirt pile for some serious digging and my daughte
r played with plastic toys, stuffed animals, books – whatever we placed nearby
It was a hot day. I put a large bowl of water near my daughter and her toys. My son wanted water too and filled a bucket. He dumped the water into…

You don’t have to commit a crime anymore to earn acceptance into Boston’s famous Liberty Hotel, which used to be home to the Charles Street jail—inmates once included Malcolm X and shamed Boston mayor James Curley. Built in 1851, the jail, which resides in the heart of Boston’s Beacon Hill, sealed its doors due to overcrowding in 1990. In 2007 it was brilliantly converted into a…

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