KCUR Newscast
9:08 am
Wed June 8, 2011

KCUR Morning News 6-8-11

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Parkville became better-defended from expected Missouri River flooding as two lines of protection have been installed within the past 24 hours: sandbags and a portable steel wall.

Missouri transportation commissioners will consider MoDOT's proposal to downsize itself over the next five years.

Joplin housing is in demand after a deadly tornado destroyed almost 7,000 homes last month.

Final touch-ups are underway at Livestrong Sporting Park before the first soccer match at the new stadium in Kansas City, Kansas.

The Kansas City Royals fell to the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 last night, their fifth loss in their last six games.