KCUR Morning News 2-15-11 | KCUR

KCUR Morning News 2-15-11

Feb 15, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – President Obama has included 150-million dollars in his budget for the next fiscal year to go ahead with the construction of the nation's premier bio-defense lab in Manhattan, Kansas.

The President's budget proposal did NOT include money for a federal office building in downtown Kansas City.

A Wichita businessman says he wants to reopen three closed racetracks in Kansas, including the Woodlands track in Kansas City, Kansas.

A ruling from a Douglas County District judge has thrown a wrench into plans to move a homeless shelter from downtown Lawrence to an industrial park.

Lawmakers from both parties have announced they're sponsoring bills designed to curb bullying of children in Missouri.

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich ) is looking into the local offices that issue Missouri vehicle and driver's licenses.