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New Rules Coming for DVD Checkouts - No More $1 Fee DVD Fee Removed

Think of it as an early holiday present. We are making our DVD collection more accessible by removing the $1 fee for feature films and limiting all DVD checkouts to one week with no renewals starting December 5, 2014.

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This Month in the Civil War on the Western Border
This Month in the Civil War on the Western Border
November 1864
Elections place Missouri’s "radical" Republicans in power, Missouri rebuilds after Price’s Raid, and the Supreme Court considers taxation of Shawnee lands in Kansas. Read More...

 

This Week in KC History
Plane Speaking Kansas City International Airport

November 11, 1972: Built at a cost of $250 million, Kansas City International Airport opens, featuring an innovative "Drive to Your Gate" design.

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