By Paul Thompson

Northeast News

This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson talks with Independence Plaza Neighborhood Association President and local rehabber Tom Ribera. Topics of discussion include the apartment buildings at 11th and Paseo that he’s currently renovating, the security measures he’s taking to make sure potential tenants feel safe, his other rehab projects in the area, Ribera’s vision for 12th St. revitalization, and his ideas for combating social and mental health problems in Kansas City.

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