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5:04 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

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Kemper Arena.
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Kansas City, Missouri got ready to spend more on development incentives and less on Kemper Arena. And the Supreme Court health care decision elated some, enraged others, but didn't immediately change anything. 

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8:12 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, June 29, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court largely upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday.

Local leaders react to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act.  Pat Roberts says KU will get a National Cancer Institute designation.  It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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7:33 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, June 28, 2012

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The Kansas City council makes first move to phase out Kemper Arena and incentives for two major developments clear a council committee.  That and more news from KCUR.

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9:23 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Faurot Field at the University of Missouri's Memorial Stadium.
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The University of Missouri-Columbia plans to expand athletic facility as it moves to the SEC.  A heat wave prompts ozone warnings.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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9:23 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Two sides in Kansas disagree on the significance of the Supreme Court’s ruling on an Arizona immigration law.  The Missouri Supreme Court hears lawsuits over ballot initiatives.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:23 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 25, 2012

Bill Smith, president of the Missouri Valley Waterfowlers Association, stands near homes built along the Missouri River. Smith is also a subcontractor and has worked on dozens of homes since last year’s flood.
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Managing the Missouri River is dividing farmers, businesses and others.  North Kansas City Hospital’s governing board seeks to find out more about possible sale.  It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.

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7:13 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

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Staff of North Kansas City Hospital were shocked to hear it might be sold. The budget for Missouri higher education was cut again. Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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9:11 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, June 22, 2012

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North Kansas City Hospital board looks at fighting possible sale.  Armenian soldiers are studying how things are done in Kansas.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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9:58 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Smoke from fire seen from the Incident Command Post at the Colo. National Guard Readiness Center near Fort Collins, Colo.
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A federal grant helps expand health services in Johnson County.  Kansas soldiers continue to help fight Colorado wildfire.  It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.

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9:36 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

The Kansas Objections Board upholds a decision assigning candidates to new legislative districts.  An official says Kansas schools have been pushed to the brink of insolvency by budget cuts.  That & more news from KCUR.

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9:06 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The set for the Shakespeare Festival's "Antony & Cleopatra."
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The Kansas school finance trial enters its third week. A plan to replace Medicaid in Kansas drew criticism at its first public hearing.  It’s a double dose of Shakespeare in Kansas City.  That & more news from KCUR.

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8:31 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 18, 2012

Kansans can speak out on proposed changes to the Medicaid program.  The Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services tries to identify elder abuse cases.  It’s a daily roundup of headlines from KCUR.

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5:27 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Plans for a new terminal at KCI took a new turn. Kansas finally got new redistricting maps for Congress, the Legislature and the state board of education. Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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9:23 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, June 15, 2012

Changes are proposed at KCI.  Kansas City police are staying quiet about a new program.  Missouri expands its no-call list.  It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.

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10:13 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, June 14, 2012

Kansas City Council looks at changes to billboard regulations, and a new scam hits Missouri cell phones.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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9:33 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Kansas National Guard heads to Colorado.  Another kind of shelter opens up at domestic violence agency.  Kansas works on national science standards but some are still concerned about teaching evolution.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:17 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 11, 2012

Political candidates rush to get their names on the primary ballot in Kansas, and construction starts on Interstate 70 this week.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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10:21 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Kansas State Senator John Vratil will not seek reelection.
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Long-time Leawood state Senator John Vratil announced that he won't run again. Kansas finally got a set of redistricting maps, by court order. Those & other top stories of the week on the Saturday News Review.

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8:15 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, June 7, 2012

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lays out plans for an oil pipeline that would cut across part of Missouri.  Kansas City police say red light cameras are cutting down on accidents. It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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11:02 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

A circuit judge is backing the Cass County board of commissioners in its decision to not hold a vote on a zoo tax.  Prairie Village leaders have rejected a parks sales tax proposal... It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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10:26 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is funding the renovation of more upscale low-income townhouses in central Kansas City. The battle over education funding in Kansas got underway in court yesterday, with the Kansas City Kansas school district kicking off the testimony. It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:18 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 4, 2012

More hospitals in Missouri are giving away care, and oil and gas companies insist they pay their fair share of taxes in Kansas.  It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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7:25 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

A court ruling ended Wyandotte County's effort to keep the EPA from moving to Lenexa. Judges took up where the legislature left off on Kansas redistricting. Steve Bell revisits those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.

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8:32 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, June 1, 2012

A first look at the proposed budget for Johnson County shows no property tax increase.  Ameristar Casino is looking to raise the sales tax on its customers and use the money for improvements.  That and more news from KCUR.

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8:30 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, May 31, 2012

Johnson County public works moves into two new, green buildings.  Kansas City police try to curb texting while driving.    It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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9:12 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 30, 2012

ACLU urges Missouri Governor Nixon to veto a bill protecting worship services to protect freedom of speech.  The Missouri Senate race is close.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:12 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Johnson County health officials are working to stop the spread of whooping cough.  The body of a soldier is returned to his family.  The Missouri Conservation Department warns against hauling firewood very far.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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6:32 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

New Missouri Congressional districts survived a court challenge. Gov. Brownback signed off on a huge Kansas tax cut. Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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8:12 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, May 25, 2012

Kansas City voters will decide two measures in August.  It’s increasingly difficult for mid-sized farms to compete against both large and small farmers.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:18 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, May 24, 2012

Police ask council to include daylight hours in prowling ordinance.  Tom Watson and other atlhetes are playing later in life.  A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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