While Border Pilfering Rages, Job Creation In Metro KC Sags

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Kansas 280, Missouri 177, metropolitan Kansas City .04 percent. That was the dismal score after a couple of weeks of border-war raiding that’s become an all-too-common occurrence around here the past few years. Kansas City, Mo., scored first, picking up 165 jobs when A.B. May heating and cooling decided to move from Leawood. Then Kansas replied, scoring 170 jobs when General Electric shifted its air filtration division in Raytown and Louisville, Ky., to the Sprint campus in Overland Park.

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