Top Of The Morning News: April 24, 2013 | KCUR

Top Of The Morning News: April 24, 2013

Apr 24, 2013

The state House backs a bill to overhauls Missouri’s conceal carry rules.  Kansas Governor Sam Brownback stops at KU on his higher education story.  Local band The Grisly Hand releases it’s first full-length album.

Missouri House Endorses Transferring Conceal Carry Process to Sheriffs

The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would overhaul the state’s conceal carry process. The bill would eliminate conceal carry endorsements in favor of conceal carry permits, which would be issued by county Sheriff’s offices instead of the Department of Revenue.   Read more here.

Brownback Stops At KU For Higher Education Tour

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback visited the University of Kansas campus yesterday, where he met with school officials and student leaders as part of a tour promoting higher education in the state.  Find out more here.

The Grisly Hand Releases A New CD

This weekend marks the release of Country Singles, the first full-length album for The Grisly Hand. The band played their first shows in Kansas City about four years ago and mixes country, soul, blues, folk, rock and pop.   Lead guitarist and vocalist Jimmy Fitzner and lead singer Lauren Krum stopped by the studios at KCUR recently to talk about the new album, the band's songwriting process, and more. Listen to the interview here.