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Fri February 29, 2008
KCUR Morning Newscast 2-29-08
By Maria Carter
KANSAS CITY, MO –
KCUR Morning Headlines (3 min 7 sec)
- Chemcentral has agreed to pay $470,000 to two federal agencies after an explosion and fire last year.
- Kansas House and Senate negotiators expect to reach a deal today on a bill allowing two coal fired power plants. The legislation would permit Sunflower Electric to build two plants outside Holcomb.
- The Kansas Senate has passed a bill requiring kindergarten for all children.
- A bill that would place new restrictions on who can collect signatures for initiative petitions has passed the Missouri House.
- A jury has found Topeka entrepreneur Michael Cooper guilty on more than 70 counts for his involvement in a tax avoidance pyramid scheme in which he cheated thousands of people, and the federal government.
- Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon is suing a Web site that claims to solicit donations for homeless military veterans.