Top Of The Morning News: Monday, October 15, 2012 | KCUR

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, October 15, 2012

Oct 15, 2012

Japanese mobile phone company strikes a deal to buy 70% of Sprint.  Roundup resistant weeds cause farmers to turn to other chemicals.  That and more news from KCUR.

Japanese Cell Phone Company Announces Deal With Sprint

Tokyo-based mobile phone company Softbank Corp. has reached a deal to acquire 70 percent of Sprint Nextel for $20 billion.  Read more here.

Roundup Resistant Weeds Lead To More Chemicals

After years of exposure, weeds are beginning to adapt to Roundup, or the generic version called glyphosate. And as a result, farmers are using more chemicals, according to a new study from Benbrook. Learn more here.

Voter Registration Deadline Looms

A deadline is looming to register to vote in Kansas time for the fall election. The cutoff in Kansas is Tuesday, October 16th.  The Missouri deadline has already passed.  Find out more here.