KCUR Morning News 6-17-11

Jun 17, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The full Kansas City city council followed a committee's recommendation yesterday and refused to ban the production of parts for nuclear weapons at a plant being built in southeast Kansas City.

Rural bankers in 10 Midwest states, including Kansas and Missouri, worry that Missouri River flooding will hurt the region's economy and tourism.

Missouri State Senator Brad Lager wants the Senate to hold hearings by the fall on the management of the Missouri River.

The U.S. Senate has voted to end a six Billion dollar a year tax credit supporting the ethanol industry.

Former Kansas Attorney General Steve Six has to wait another week to see if his bid for a seat on a federal appeals court moves ahead.

The Kansas City Royals lost 8-4 to the Oakland A's.