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Missouri, Kansas border war truce began at kitchen table

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The Kansas City Business Journal reports the recent border truce between Missouri and Kansas began at a kitchen table.

Ahead of the official agreement at the Governors Summit on Tuesday morning, Kansas City Area Development Council CEO Tim Cowden held a much smaller summit.

It was in January and in attendance were David Toland, secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce, and Rob Dixon, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

“When we talked about things that night, it wasn’t just about stopping the border war," Dixon said. "It was about what we could do working together. And in the interest of both states, I can’t think of anything more important than a thriving, strong, growing, healthy, vibrant Kansas City metropolitan area.”

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