Top Of The Morning News: March 18, 2013 | KCUR

Top Of The Morning News: March 18, 2013

Mar 18, 2013

KU gets the number-one seed and to play the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament in Kansas City.  The Kansas House and Senate have differences over a sales tax in budget talks.  Monsanto responds to Whole Foods push to label all genetically modified foods.

KU Gets Number One Seed

The NCAA men's basketball tournament in Kansas City this week will include Kansas as a number-one seed, but the Jayhawks might want to forget their last trip to Kansas City as a top seed.   Read more here.

Kansas House And Senate Conflicted Over Sales Tax

The Kansas House and Senate are working on two bills that would cut income taxes, but they are very different in one aspect.  The bill that passed the Senate would make permanent a temporary sales tax that's set to expire later this year. The House plan would let the sales tax expire as planned.  Find out more here.

Monsanto And Whole Foods Clash Over GM Foods

The recent announcement by grocery chain Whole Foods that it will require labeling of products containing genetically modified ingredients was greeted with excitement by many consumer groups. Biotech giant Monsanto, a leader in GM technology, sees it another way.  Learn more here.