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Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, April 5, 2012

Apr 5, 2012

Council discusses how to deal with illegal signs and Missouri Congressmembers discuss hte possibility of base closings.  It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

Council Committee Endorses Fines For Signs

Signs that clutter public right of way and public utility poles were the topic of discussion at a Kansas City council committee meeting. Some of the blighting signs are placed by zealous supporters of political candidates, but misguided entrepreneurs are a more persistent problem.  Read more here.

Missouri Congressmembers Discuss Possible Base Closings

Three members of Missouri’s congressional delegation met at the State Capitol Wednesday to voice opposition to another round of base closings.  Although there are no scheduled base closings anywhere in the U.S. right now, the Obama Administration is pushing for another round of discussions that could begin as early as next year.  Find out more here.