Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (June 21 – June 28)

storm1Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about the city election results, damage from a major summer storm, and art that celebrates Kansas City history.

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After a major storm left Midtown with many downed trees and without power in some areas, the city offered help with cleanup.

Turnout was low for a municipal election that gave Mayor Sly James another term and brought new council representatives to Midtown.

The discussion over the minimum wage issues continued as the city faces a deadline in trying to raise the wage.

The Volker neighborhood prepared for its first Volkerfest, and we profiled an artist who focuses on Kansas City buildings and their history.

Our Uncovering History feature focused on the area between 29th and 30th Streets and Gillham Road, an area once dominated by car dealers.

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