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7:42 am
Wed February 1, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, Febraury 1, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Missouri Lawmakers Look To Stem Transfers from KC Schools
  • Courts Hear Case Over Missouri Congressional Map
  • Starlight And Kauffman Center Make Music Together

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7:28 am
Tue January 31, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Antitrust Official Stampeded By Big Beef
  • Kansas Official Defends Food Stamp Changes
  • Missouri Black Caucus Opposes Workplace Discrimination Bills

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8:16 am
Mon January 30, 2012

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

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • High Speed Health Care
  • Lawmaker Seeks To End Death Penalty in Missouri

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11:00 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

The downtown streetcar plan passed another mile post. A police study raised doubts about red light cameras. And an audit rekindled controversy over the Kansas Bioscience Authority. 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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7:38 am
Fri January 27, 2012

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

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A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Streetcar Plan On Track
  • Bike Share Rolls Out
  • Trial Date Set For Bishop & Catholic Diocese
  • Kansas Agriculture Secretary Blasts Bioscience Authority
  • Artists In Their Own Words: Year Of The Dragon

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7:33 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, January 26, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Missouri Lawmakers Look To Streamline School District Takeover
  • Health Insurance Exchange On Hold In Missouri
  • Council Committee Approves Tax Credits For West Edge
  • NBAF Could Create 600 Permanent Jobs
  • Kids Push To Make Jumping Jacks Missouri’s Official State Exercise

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7:33 am
Wed January 25, 2012

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

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Rifle Target Stickers Found At Missouri Lawmaker Offices
  • Missouri House Committee Passes Voter ID Bill
  • Small Contractor Incubator Under Construction

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7:24 am
Tue January 24, 2012

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

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Audit Questions Bioscience Authority’s Former President
  • Anti-Abortion Activists Rally At Kansas Statehouse
  • Missouri Lawmakers Look At Workplace Discrimination
  • Mental Health Care Leader Retires

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7:25 am
Mon January 23, 2012

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

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Governor Nixon: Avoid Tuition Hikes Despite Budget Cuts
  • MODOT Looks To Private Sector Not Voters For I-70 Tolls
  • Health Group Pushes Farmers To Reduce Antibiotic Use

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7:00 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Kansas City took another step toward streetcars downtown. It was back to the drawing board on Missouri Congressional redistricting. And Missouri's governor proposed another big cut to state university budgets.

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7:33 am
Fri January 20, 2012

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

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Missouri House  OKs Spending Limits
  • Charity Head Pleads Guilty To Fraud
  • Painting What He Sees

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7:32 am
Thu January 19, 2012

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

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Missouri Gets An F For Smoking Policies
  • Kansas Chief Justice Calls For More Efficiency
  • Selling Healthy Eating In The Aisles

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7:34 am
Wed January 18, 2012

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

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A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Missouri State Of The State Address: More Cuts For Higher Education
  • City Manager Recommends Cuts to Fire Department
  • Court Strikes Down Redistricting Maps
  • EPA Gives KU Hospital Recycling Award
  • Arts Advocates Say Proposed Arts Funding Not Enough

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8:18 am
Tue January 17, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Police Delve Into Triple Homicide
  • Fugitives Suit Against Hostages Dismissed
  • Broadway Legends Reunite

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9:13 am
Mon January 16, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, January 16, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR:

  • Arts Funding Back In Proposed Kansas Budget
  • Missouri Food Prices Higher Than Average
  • Black Archives Find New Home
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5:29 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Romeo Crennel won the job of Chiefs head coach. The Missouri Supreme Court looked at Congressional redistricting plans. And Governor Sam Brownback's State of the State address was headlined by taxes and economic development. Steve Bell revisits those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.

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7:46 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, January 13, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR:

  • Missouri Supreme Court Hears Redistricting Lawsuits
  • Brownback’s Budget Proposal Restores Some Arts Funding
  • New Play Tackles Bullying and Disability

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7:36 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, January 12, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Former Congressman Gets Year In Prison For Helping Terrorist Organization
  • Indictments For Selling Thousands Of Driver’s Licenses To Illegal Immigrants
  • Missouri House Panel Endorses Spending Limits

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7:38 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Children's Mercy gets out of the HMO business, Kansas Dems seek to increase school funding & a bill could override Missouri governor's authority in creating a health care exchange: A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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7:36 am
Tue January 10, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, January 10, 2012

A delay in the Kansas City schools transfer case, a start to Kansas lawmakers' redistricting effort, a new head coach for the Chiefs & more: A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

The Chiefs Pick Romeo Crennel As Head Coach

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7:13 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, January 9, 2012

  • Kansas Lawmakers Return To Topeka
  • Fracking’s New Angle in Kansas
  • Yearly Prostate Cancer Screening May Be Unneeded

Kansas Lawmakers Return To Topeka

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5:07 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Boeing To Close Wichita Plant

Governor Sam Brownback expressed disappointment at Boeing's decision to phase out its Wichita operations. Brownback had been one of Boeing's biggest supporters while he was in Congress, fighting for a tanker contract the company got – and will fulfill in Washington State, .

Brownback said the 2100 laid off are likely to get work at other Kansas plants supplying private and commercial aviation. But little was said about the 7500 expected new Boeing jobs that are now just a vapor trail.

 

Schools Battle Continues

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7:34 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, January 6, 2012

  • Kansas City Schools Called “Worst In Nation”; Mayor Focuses on District Takeover
  • Nixon Takes Back Higher Education Funding Proposal
  • Feds Reject Kansas Waiver
  • Children’s Book Becomes Opera

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7:10 am
Thu January 5, 2012

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

Opinions differ on the effects of the Wichita Boeing shutdown, the Missouri Legislature talks K-12 budgets, KU defeats K-State & more: A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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7:36 am
Wed January 4, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, January 4, 2012

  • SNAP Leader Plans To Fight Court Order
  • Missouri Lawmakers Plan Different Approach

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8:08 am
Tue January 3, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, January 3, 2012

An artist's rendering of Hollywood Casino in Kansas City, Kansas. The casino plan to open Friday, February 3.
  • KCK Casino Plans To Open Next Month
  • A Bloody Year In Kansas City
  • Brownback Heads To Iowa To Support Perry
  • K-State Preps For Cotton Bowl

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7:34 am
Mon January 2, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, January 2, 2012

  • ACLU Questions St. Joseph Schools About Religious Speakers
  • Kansas Highway Patrol Start First Training Academy In Two Years
  • Kansas City Chiefs End Season With A Win

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2:59 pm
Fri December 30, 2011

2011: The Year In Review

2011 has been a year of voter photo ID laws, challenges to federal health care legislation and tougher abortion rules that ended up in court. It was a year of major changes in Kansas City government and schools. But the biggest area news stories involved the forces of nature.

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9:41 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, December 30, 2011

* New Leader For Missouri Business Jobs Growth
* Landmark Kansas City Church Burns, Service Programs Survive
* Funds Tallied To Defend Kansas Abortion Laws

New Leader For Missouri Business-Jobs Growth

Governor Jay Nixon is preparing to name a new director for the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Nixon planned to announce his choice this morning during a speech in Kansas City.

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10:36 am
Thu December 29, 2011

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, December 29, 2011

* Hearing Set On Kansas City School Transfers
* Sixth Lawmaker Test Upcoming On Missouri Robo Calls
* Deadline Nears On Missouri Rx Benefits Battle

Hearing Set On Kansas City School Transfers

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