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Fri February 24, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, February 24, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR:
State Resumes Advising Kansas City School District, KC Parks Board Warns Of Fallout From Budget Cuts & more top headlines from KCUR.

State Resumes Advising Kansas City School District

While Missouri lawmakers consider dissolving, splitting up or changing the governance of Kansas City Public Schools, state education officials have resumed working with the district on regaining accreditation by the current deadline of 2014.  Learn more here.

KC Parks Board Warns Of Fallout From Budget Cuts

A storm warning has been sent Kansas City by a city department that performs much of the snow plowing during and after major winter storms.  The caveat comes as fallout from proposed budget cuts.  Find out more here.

House Passes English Only Driver’s License Bill

The Missouri House has passed legislation requiring driver’s license exams to be given in English only. The final debate boiled down to safety versus respect for immigrants. Read more here.

Lawmakers Rush Bills To Beat Deadlines

Lawmakers have been busy over the last few days, debating and passing dozens of bills on the floor of the House and Senate. That’s because this week marks an important deadline in the 2012 legislative session.  Listen to the story here.