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2:32 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

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KANSAS CITY – Kansas House and Senate leaders agree amendment banning gay marriage should include civil unions; Missouri aims to boost enforcement of its parental consent law; Kansas City hears four options on how to better shape ambulance service.

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1:04 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Kansas Legislature begins wrap-up session, Holden applauds efforts against methamphetamine, and Sprint will let go of more workers.

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9:43 am
Sat April 24, 2004

Arts Roundup, Friday April 23

Geneva Greenfield

This week, a new exhibition at the Kemper Museum is both Victorian and bizarre; the William Inge Theater Festival continues; and a Storyteller Celebration hits Kansas City.

Kansas City, MO – This week, Amy Cutler has a new exhibit at the Kemper Museum; the William Inge Theater Festival honors legendary playwright and director Arthur Laurents; plus, storytellers flood Kansas City for the 5th annual Storyteller Celebration at Maple Woods Community College.

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1:11 pm
Tue April 20, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Kansas officials await financial projections, Sprint offers good financial news, and Missouri receives another tobacco settlement check.

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11:16 am
Mon April 19, 2004

Tiny Uniontown, KS Grieves Two War Dead

Uniontown, KS – The tight knit community around Uniontown, Kansas is grieving, because of two recent casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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1:16 pm
Fri April 16, 2004

Arts Roundup <br> Friday April 16

This week, the eighth annual Kansas City Filmmaker's Jubilee Film Festival kicks off a week of events; and the Diavalo Dance Theatre uses acrobatics, gymnastics, and creative dance in their performance called "DreamCatcher," at the Lied Center.

Kansas City, MO – This week, the eighth annual Kansas City Filmmaker's Jubilee Film Festival kicks off a week of events; and the Diavalo Dance Theatre uses acrobatics, gymnastics, and creative dance in their performance called "DreamCatcher," at the Lied Center.

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11:41 am
Wed April 14, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Largest Kansas National Guard alert of the war includes Kansas City units. McCaskill agrees with Republicans: Holden could have released school funds sooner. Mays kills Kansas tuition bill for illegal immigrants. Block unveils design for downtown headquarters.

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10:17 am
Tue April 13, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Washington group calls Kansas City one of 30 most livable communities , Johnson County group discusses bi-state renewal, community group bans together against gun violence.

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8:17 am
Mon April 12, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Easter shooting spree prompts formation of anti-violence coalition. First meeting set for Johnson County bistate panel. Havens Steel gets new 30-day lease on life.

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KCUR Arts
2:20 pm
Fri April 9, 2004

KCUR Arts Roundup, April 9, 2004

This week, Kansas city, Kansas teenagers perform poetry; the UMKC Theatre Department does Henry V; and a burlesque group sings and dances at the Hurricane.

Kansas City, MO – The Urban Transcendence Poetry Project performs at the Just Off Broadway Theatre as part of a week-long event for Culture Under Fire; The Rushin' Roulettes, a local burlesque troupe, perform at the Hurricane; and the UMKC Theatre Department concludes this season with Henry V.

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11:12 am
Thu April 8, 2004

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Kansas City – Holden releases the rest of witheld education funds. Republicans claim it proves weak collections are a thing of the past. DC office wants to cut up to $75 million a year from Kansas Medicaid.

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12:28 pm
Wed April 7, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Missouri revenue collections up 5% for the year. Missouri House considers child welfare revisions. Federal judge rejects Wyandottes request for intervention.

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10:10 am
Tue April 6, 2004

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Kansas City – Missouri house passes budget bill that outspends Holden's education plan. Consultant says MAST suffered from poor financial planning. Wyandottes appeal casino closing to federal judge tomorrow.

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KCUR News
3:32 pm
Mon April 5, 2004

KC voters will decide on bonds

KANSAS CITY – Kansas City voters will be asked tomorrow if the city's council should be allowed to issue more than $300 million in municipal bonds. Most of the bonds would go to a growing backlog of deferred maintenance projects, as K-C-U-R's Matt Hackworth reports.

Kansas City's long list of crumbling streets, bridges and facilities would cost three-quarters of a billion dollars to repair. Most people agree repairs need to happen, the question is just how to pay for it. Not everyone thinks municipal bonds are the answer.

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12:53 pm
Fri April 2, 2004

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Kansas City, MO – Appeals court upholds 30 year sentence for Robert Courtney. Holden requests amendment to make health care cuts more difficult. Sebelius signs voter ID law. Royals take season opener 9 -7 on Beltran homer.

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KCUR Arts
12:34 pm
Fri April 2, 2004

KCUR Arts Roundup, April 2, 2004

This week, a month of poetry readings kicks off in Lawrence and a world music festival hosts music and dance all weekend; and a film series at the Nelson-Atkins museum explores Innuit and American Indian cultures.

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1:40 pm
Wed March 31, 2004

Sudanese refugees find home, struggle in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY – This community is home to a growing African refugee population, including Sudanese people who fled their home country in the shadow of civil war. Once here, the threat of imminent danger naturally passed but new struggles began. As part of the Network KC partnership project, K-C-U-R's Matt Hackworth profiles Sudanese refugees trying to start a new life in Kansas City.

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KCUR Arts
9:22 am
Fri March 26, 2004

KCUR Arts Roundup, March 26, 2004

Menopause the Musical at the American Heartland Theatre

This week, a silly musical about menopause and a documentary film on a lesser known star of the civil rights movement.

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KCUR News
12:01 pm
Wed March 24, 2004

Union Station back in bistate

Union Station management says to expect more exhibits like this NASA space flight simulator.
Steve Bell

Kansas City – A reduced bistate proposal spends less on stadiums, but still includes $2 million a year for Union Station for up to 15 years. KCUR's Steve Bell has the latest update on a Kansas City landmark.

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1:24 pm
Mon March 22, 2004

Council faces choice of cuts, worker furloughs

KANSAS CITY – Faced with trying to maintain services with fewer spare dollars, City manager Wayne Cauthen's budget plan cuts health care funding for poor residents by more than $8 million. Truman Medical center President John Bluford says that cut would have devastating effects on everyone, not just people who can't pay their bills.

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KCUR Arts
3:44 pm
Fri March 19, 2004

KCUR Arts Roundup, March 19, 2004

A play for young adults explores heroism; a wild play parodies 50's summer camp horror flicks; and a modern dance company celebrates it's tenth anniversary.

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KCUR News
1:35 pm
Thu March 18, 2004

Homeless say they're being shut out of downtown

Kansas City – Downtown leaders are taking steps to create a so-called safety zone around the new public library. Homeless advocates say it will bar people who need the public library the most from entering its doors.

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11:38 am
Fri March 12, 2004

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Kansas City – Kansas City council urges business owners to ban concealed fire arms in their establishments, conceal and carry opponents wait for a decision from the Missouri Supreme Court on another hearing. Kansas lawmakers reject a Johnson County school finance reform proposal and advance a measure to limit internet porn in libraries.

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KCUR Arts
9:43 am
Fri March 12, 2004

KCUR Arts Roundup, March 12, 2004

Ransom Research Center, University of Texas

This week, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opens a a new exhibit that honors the ghostly; and the American Jazz Museum pays homage to African Americans in film.

Kansas City, MO – This week, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opens a new exhibit that honors the ghostly; and the American Jazz Museum pays homage to African Americans in film in Closeup in Black, a display of a hundred and twenty-five original movie posters from the 20s to the present.

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10:50 am
Thu March 11, 2004

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Kansas City – City council urges businesses to declare themselves "no gun zones," prepares for Circuit Court to supervise municipal judtges. Missouri House passes malpractice reform bill that caps all personal injury damages. Kansas House defeats Shawnee Mission District school plan.

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KCUR Arts
3:07 pm
Fri March 5, 2004

KCUR Arts Roundup, March 5, 2004

A new show pays tribute to two famous songwriters; it's First Friday in the Crossroads and the Lyric Opera has fairies out and about and one gallery hosts photographs of Czechoslovakia in the sixties. Plus, a rootsy blues trio visits KC.

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KCUR News
3:03 pm
Wed March 3, 2004

Troubles plague Missouri's rail line

KANSAS CITY – When the train from St Louis finally arrives at Kansas City's Union Station, it's almost two hours late

Some passengers barely wait for the silver rail cars to stop before hopping to the platform and hustling away in the cold. Amtrak records show fewer than half of Missouri's passenger train arrived on time last year. The lackluster punctuality of Amtrak may not be for timely customers. Jack Frances of Chesterfield says he takes Amtrak because he's a retiree and has plenty of time:

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1:44 pm
Wed March 3, 2004

Troubles plague Missouri's rail line

KANSAS CITY – This week, Missouri's legislature is expected to decide on a funding plan to keep Amtrak service running between Kansas City and Saint Louis through mid summer. Lawmakers in the last session didn't provide enough money to operate the trains for a full year. K-C-U-R's Matt Hackworth reports on a train service riddled with problems both on the rails and in the statehouse.

When the train from St Louis finally arrives at Kansas City's Union Station, it's almost two hours late

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9:25 am
Wed March 3, 2004

Troubles plague Missouri's rail line

KANSAS CITY – This week, Missouri's legislature is expected to decide on a funding plan to keep Amtrak service running between Kansas City and Saint Louis through mid summer. Lawmakers in the last session didn't provide enough money to operate the trains for a full year. K-C-U-R's Matt Hackworth reports on a train service riddled with problems both on the rails and in the statehouse.

When the train from St Louis finally arrives at Kansas City's Union Station, it's almost two hours late

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1:33 pm
Tue March 2, 2004

KCUR's Frank Morris reports on an increase in angry wor

Kansas City – Computer intrusion is a fast growing category of computer crime, and priority for the US Justice Department. But the extent of the problem is unknown, because it's an embarrassment to those victimized, and often goes unreported.

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