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9:05 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Lead is the latest concern for Joplin.  Kansas Governor Brownback signs a tax cut package.  It’s a daily digest of headlines form KCUR.

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8:27 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The President speaks at a Joplin graduation ceremony.  Kansas redistricting case get more plaintiffs.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:18 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, May 21, 2012

Lawmakers in Missouri and Kansas wrap up their legislative sessions.  A study finds compared to 50 years ago more severe weather is hitting the Midwest.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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6:30 am
Sat May 19, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Missouri lawmakers ended their session with digs at Democrats. Republican factions stayed deadlocked in the Kansas Legislature. Steve Bell looks back at those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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8:13 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, May 18, 2012

A council committee endorses Mayor Sly James’ Tax proposal.  Brownback urges lawmakers to pass a tax cut compromise.  KCUR names Nico Leone as the next general manager.   That and more news from KCUR

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8:20 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, May 17, 2012

Redistricting maps in Kansas could be decided in the federal courts.  The Missouri Senate passes a tax credit Bill.  It’s a daily digest of headlines form KCUR.

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8:42 am
Wed May 16, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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Kansas City shifts strategies on how to deal with violent crime.  Missouri lawmakers take on everything from workers’ compensation to keeping the Jayhawk off of Missouri license plates.  That and more from KCUR.

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8:03 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Despite a tax bill headed to the governor’s desk, tax negotiations continue in Kansas.  Rush Limbaugh is inducted to the Hall of Famous Missourians.  Report critics floor management on the Missouri River.  That and more news from KCUR.

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8:20 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, May 14, 2012

Missouri and Kansas lawmakers wrap up their legislative sessions.  Corn farmers are expecting record breaking crop.  Missouri agriculture officials work to create a buzz about bees.  It’s a roundup of daily headlines from KCUR.

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7:07 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

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Patrons waited for hours on end at Kansas motor vehicle license offices. The Missouri Legislature sent Governor Nixon a proposed budget. KCUR's Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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9:43 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, May 11, 2012

A printmaker returns to his Missouri roots, and the Kansas House passes a redisctricting plan for the Senate.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:20 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Kansas House sends a bill massively cutting taxes to Governor Sam Brownback.  U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says the student loan debate is a political maneuver.  A foreclosed mansion now houses art.  Those and more stories from KCUR.

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7:39 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The budget stalemate continues in Missouri.  A Kansas House panel redraws Senate districts.  And the location of a sculpture destined for the Hall of Famous Missourians is unknown.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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9:18 am
Tue May 8, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

State Senator shuts down debate on veterans’ homes.  Action is needed soon to pass a tax plan in Kansas this year. It’s a daily wrap up of headlines from KCUR.

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9:50 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, May 7, 2012

Petitions for a payday loan proposal and minimum wage increase have been submitted.  Credit agencies are keeping an eye on school district's reserves.  It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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5:06 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Kansans City finally got a truancy ordinance. Kansas got a major tax-cut proposal. And a Missouri legislator came out, literally, against a bill known as “don't say gay.” Those and other top stories of the week were recapped on KCUR's Saturday News Review.

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8:37 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, March 4, 2012

A new bridge is unveiled on Troost.  The Kansas City Council passes truancy ordinance.  Two Kansas City notables—Alvin Brooks and Walt Bodine—receive an honor from the city council.  It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.

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8:43 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: May 3, 2012

Hiding big political donations is easy in Missouri.  A Republican lawmaker comes out. Kansas House members kill a Senate redistricting map.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:25 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A St. Louis County judge rules unconstitutional a Missouri law allowing students to transfer from unaccredited districts.  Kansas legislators approve combining the state’s arts and film commissions into one group.  That and more news from KCUR.

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8:12 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Storm chasers cause problems for emergency crews.  Budget negotiations continue in the Missouri Statehouse.  Kansas legislators look at budget changes to avoid deficits.  It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:09 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, April 30, 2012

Rural brokers deal with fallout after a major derivatives broker collapses.  Kansas Governor’s office is waiting to hear back from the federal government on plans to overhaul Medicaid.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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5:14 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

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Walt Bodine retired after 72 years in broadcasting. A judge let streetcar plans keep rolling. And there was progress, but not resolution on a Missouri budget. Steve Bell recaps on those & other top stories of the week.

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8:28 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, April 27, 2012

A Kansas Senate committee has introduced a gaming bill that could help reopen some dog and horse racing tracks.
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The Kansas City Council approved a pension deal for MAST employees.  A Kansas Senate committee introduced a bill that could help some dog and horse race tracks reopen.  That and more news from KCUR.

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8:26 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The Missouri Senate passes a budget restoring money to blind pensions and giving raises to some employees.  The Kansas City Repertory Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:12 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Scott Olson stands in a crater excavated by swirling flood waters. He farms 3,000 acres of land around Tekamah, Neb., with his borther Randy and father Bob.
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Floods leave mark on farmlands.  Kobach pushes for state lawmakers to finish redistricting.  KU Hospital restarts heart transplant program.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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8:07 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, April 23, 2012

A small group gets the discussion rolling at the Big Rural Brainstorm in Newton, Kan.
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A group seeks solutions to the rural population crisis by brainstorming with people who already live there.  The Kan. House & Senate disagree on pay raises for some state workers.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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5:07 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Sprint was accused of major tax evasion. A Kansas City North teen became the first in Platte County to be charged under Missouri's texting while driving law. KCUR's Steve Bell looks back at those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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7:31 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, April 20, 2012

The Kansas City, Mo. Council revives a truancy curfew measure.  A Kansas City teen is charged with texting while driving in a fatal accident.  That and more news from KCUR.

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8:33 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Kansas City Council delays voting on a daytime curfew.  MoDOT considers expanding rail service. Missouri Senators battle over education funding.  That and more news from KCUR.

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8:15 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Advocates are calling for Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to restore funding for early childhood programs now that the state has received its tobacco money.  That and more news from KCUR.

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