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Construction gets underway for one-of-a-kind school in Lee's Summit

Nearly every media agency in the metro was on hand Thursday for the Missouri Innovation Campus groundbreaking, including Fox 4.

Mayor's pay could nearly double

Russ Pulley, of the Lee's Summit Journal, tells us the Lee's Summit City Council Rules Committee voted to recommend pay increases for the mayor and council-members starting in May 2018.

The cant'-miss candidate forum

In his weekly guest column for the Lee's Summit Journal, KC Communications and Media Matters' John Beaudoin previews next week's Candidate Forum at the Gamber Center. Three of the four races for Lee's Summit City Council feature a three-way competition, while in District 2, Craig Faith is running unopposed.