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1. Effort to Designate Liberty Memorial Effort to Designate Liberty Memorial September 27, 2008 Short piece noting that Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill wants to make the Liberty Memorial the official National World War I Memorial. McCaskill and Missouri Senator Kit Bond filed a bill to so...

2. Liberty Memorial 'Flame' to Return Liberty Memorial 'Flame' to Return February 1, 2013 Article announces that the steam and light flame atop the Liberty Memorial will be relighted following several months of service and upgrades. A history of the flame effect is provided along with a list...

3. Memorial Still Lacks Funds Memorial Still Lacks Funds July 17, 2012 The Skywalk Memorial Foundation has not yet been able to raise enough funds to begin construction at Hospital Hill Park at 22nd Street and Gillham Road. The foundation cannot break ground until it can...

4. Memorial to Black Vets to Be Unveiled Memorial to Black Vets to Be Unveiled September 7, 2010 A memorial of polished, black granite honoring black veterans in all conflicts will be unveiled by the parks department and Enshriners on Sunday, September 12, 2010. Located in the median on The Paseo...

5. Park Board OKs Site for a Korean War Memorial Park Board OKs Site for a Korean War Memorial November 21, 2007 Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners approved a project to create a memorial for Missourians who died in the Korean War in Washington Square Park, near Union Station. "The design by...

6. Recruiting Star Power Recruiting Star Power December 29, 2010 As the World War I centennial in 2014 approaches, Brian Alexander, president of the WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial, is considering an aggressive approach “to enhance the monument’s national profile.”...

7. WWI Memorial Bill Has KC Up in Arms WWI Memorial Bill Has KC Up in Arms September 24, 2008 Congressman Ted Poe of Texas has requested the creation of a World War I memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C. even though Congress designated Kansas City's Liberty Memorial as the National...