Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (Sept. 6 – Sept. 13) 

green-duckLast week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about the minimum wage fight, the success of Kansas City’s anti- crime approach, and a piece of civil rights history.

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The NoVA anti-crime program got praise from a national expert who said its results are likely to improve.

The city launched a fight against a state bill that would stop higher minimum wages.

Kansas City’s Urban Core group celebrated 20 years of “adult field trips,” bringing people together to learn about urban issues and see opportunities.

And the city took steps to put the Green Duck Tavern on the historic register, a tribute to its role in civil rights in Kansas City.

In our Monday history feature (which was posted on Tuesday due to the holiday), we looked back at the early Main Street and George Southwell, a composer and seller of band music know internationally.

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