Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Oct 17, 2012

HCA Midwest looks to buy two local hospitals.  Driver’s licenses in Kansas get a redesign.  It’s a daily news update from KCUR.

HCA Midwest Makes Move For Two Kansas City Area Hospitals

HCA Midwest may soon be the new owner of Carondolet health, which runs St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Hospitals.  The two groups have announced they’re in negotiations for a merger, though some community leaders are apprehensive about the possible changes.  Find out more here.

New Kansas Driver’s License Designed To Prevent Fakes

Kansas has unveiled a new driver's license aimed at preventing counterfeiters. The update includes new holograms and hidden images that can only be seen under an ultraviolet light.  Read more here.