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Kansas City Council OKs Hotel Rooms For Three Months For Homeless And Camps Begin To Empty | KCUR 89.3

After a months-long occupation of the lawn outside City Hall, the Kansas City Council on Thursday agreed to put up as many as 500 people in hotel rooms for three months.

A unanimous vote by the council told the city manager to come up with a stop-gap plan for offering housing to the homeless with hopes of finding federal tax dollars to cover the bill.

“If you are somebody who is experiencing homelessness and you’re on the streets, we have a place for you to go,” Mayor Quinton Lucas said.

Lucas and Councilwoman Ryana Parks-Shaw also introduced two other resolutions

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Registration open for vacation camps at MoCo Arts in Keene | Community News

MoCo Arts in Keene is offering multi-arts camps during February and April school vacation weeks.

Campers will have a chance to dance, act and create art projects built around a camp theme. The camps are open to kids from age 4 through grade 6 and run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, with drop-off starting at 8 a.m.

Each week of camp will conclude on Friday afternoon with a performance where the children will have the opportunity to showcase their work.

The February camp theme is “All You Need is Love: MoCo BeatleMania,” running from Feb. 22-26. The camp

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