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Did you know that Kansas City has more than 9,000 homeless citizens in Jackson County and hundreds of them are military veterans? Even worse these veterans are hidden from view living in tent cities near the Missouri River. Why? Many veterans say returning home society has become way too competitive and lacks the connectivity and camaraderie they...

In 2008 the economic crisis hit Kansas City with a vengeance! Added to this was an already overburdened Jackson County Housing Trust that had thousands of abandoned homes in legal limbo with tall grass, weeds, and blighted neighborhoods through out the city. The problem wasn't just the economy and abandoned property it also included two entities...