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City, County Leaders Call For Federal Aid As Migrants Fly To San Diego And More Local News

In today's San Diego News Matters podcast: the latest on the migrant influx from Texas to San Diego, the future of Horton Plaza and the zoo's efforts to revive ... The San Diego City Council voted ... read more

City's Plan for Zoo: Bring in St. Louis Operator, Keep in West Jackson

The Jackson ... zoo so that we can make a long-term plan," Jackson City Council President Melvin Priester Jr. said this week. ZoOceanarium representatives and the Lumumba administration must reach an ... read more

Kansas City council members want to help build a $75 million aquarium at the zoo

Two Kansas City council members are proposing ... Wisthoff said the zoo has identified a little more than $20 million in potential private funding. The city’s portion would come from general ... read more

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Jackson Beginning Talks With Next Zoo Operators

(AP) — The Jackson City Council has voted to start of contract negotiations with the business that will run the city's zoo. The Clarion-Ledger reports that the operator is expected to keep the ... read more


Dancing in the Street, Dior, Doug the Pug: News from around our 50 states

Amanda Reyes, who runs Yellowhammer Fund, a nonprofit that provides funding ... with the City of Norfolk, the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce, the Norfolk Arts Center and numerous sponsors. Reno: The ... read more

KC Zoo's $75M aquarium project could flounder without city funding

The Kansas City Zoo's vision for a $75 million aquarium is contingent on securing $7 million in city funding ... LaSala told council members Thursday during the city's finance and governance committee ... read more

Good-luck pig, Dollywood expansion, Al Capone: News from around our 50 states

Idaho Press reports the Boise City Council voted ... Historical Commission has approved $150,000 to help with the “stabilization and ultimate reuse” of a historic 1914 courthouse. The commission ... read more

Independence residents question proposed 'use tax'

It's been three days since city leaders in Independence voted to place a use tax on the August ballot. Proposition P, if approved by voters, would provide funding for the Jackson ... council voted 6-1 ... read more

Committee endorses $7 million for zoo aquarium, but not from general obligation bonds

Kansas City should invest $7 million in public money to build an aquarium at the zoo, but that doesn’t need to come from general obligation bonds, a Kansas City Council committee agreed Wednesday. ... read more

Ross Priddy sworn in as new Jackson City Councilman

New Jackson ... same funding to pay back that loan over an eight-year period.” Gist said the city will now meet with architects to discuss the size of the future city court building. City attorney ... read more

UPDATED: City Selects Blogger 'Kingfish' Hendrix, 'Snakeman' Percy King for Jackson Zoo Board

JACKSON — UPDATE: The Jackson City Council approved James ... NOTE: The above story was updated to reflect that the council approved both Hendrix's and King's nominations, that Zoo Board member JoAnne ... read more

Kansas City Zoo plans $75M aquarium

Plans for a huge new aquarium have surfaced at the Kansas City Zoo ... sales tax approved by voters in Jackson and Clay counties in 2011. Tuesday's announcement was triggered by the appearance of a ... read more



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