Spurred by events in Ferguson, Mo. and other national incidents, Kansas City Mayor Sly James invited an audience Sunday at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church to share their thoughts about race relations and police.
More than 40 Kansas Citians have filed to run for mayor and City Council seats this year. They range from qualified and experienced candidates to long-shot dreamers.
As Kansas City faces big decisions on the airport, streetcar expansion, Kemper Arena, taxes and other challenges, it will have a very different City Council leading the charge.