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9:15 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: November 13, 2012

The overall growth forecast for the KC metro region economy is set at about 5 percent, according to the Mid America Regional Council.

MARC looks over the edge of the fiscal cliff when predicting economic forecast. A wounded Missouri vet gets a new home designed for his needs. 

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10:53 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: November 12, 2012

The expired Farm Bill is on Congress' agenda.
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Federal lawmakers take up the Farm Bill, and Kansas departments look at budget cuts.  It’s a daily wrap up of news from KCUR.

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7:00 am
Sat November 10, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Missouri elected a mostly Republican legislature, but most statewide offices went to Democrat. And pollsters were way off on the race between McCaskill and Akin. Those and other top stories of the week.

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9:09 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: November 9, 2012

Discussions continue about improving Kansas City's ambulance service.

The Kansas City Council considered red light cameras.  Missouri and Kansas say no to state-run health exchanges.  It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.

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9:15 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Top Of The Morning: November 8, 2012

From an art exhibit on health care at the Spencer Museum in Lawrence.
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Union Station seeks an OK for tax credits. Kansas mails out packets to enroll in KanCare.  A new exhibit featuring artists' take on healthcare opens at the Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence.

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9:42 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: November 6, 2012

A website helps voters find their Johnson County polling places.
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Kansas officials release numbers of those on disability waiting list. Johnson County polling in places in flux.  It’s the news of the day from KCUR.

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7:50 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

The McCaskill-Akin Senate race got national attention again this week.

Three defendants were convicted of torching a downtown restaurant. And all eyes were on the East Coast and a storm like no other in its history. KCUR's Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week.

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10:27 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: November 2, 2012

The 2012 All-Star Game reportedly brought $58 million to Kansas City.

All-Star Game garners interest in hosting other big events. Kansas City Council bans funeral picketing. Two local leaders reveal who was the biggest loser. Those stories and more news from KCUR.

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11:20 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: November 1, 2012

A photo ID law got vetoed last year in Missouri, but Kansas lawmakers passed a measure last year requiring a photo ID when voting.
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The KC city council plans to vote today on a funeral picketing ban aimed at Westboro Baptist Church members. All three defendants were convicted in the Hereford House arson case.  That & more news from KCUR.

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9:51 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: October 30, 2012

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill had taken time off her campaign trail to be with her mother, who died Monday at 84 years old.

Kansans headed to Maryland to help with Hurricane Sandy preparations. Senator Claire McCaskill’s mother passed away. 

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9:05 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: October 29, 2012

A female bobwhite quail. The ground-nesting birds seem to have benefitted from this year's drought.

A date is set for a public hearing on Aetna’s purchase of Coventry Health Care.  Bobwhite quail and other ground-dwelling birds benefit from this summer’s drought. That & more news from KCUR.

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8:08 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

The Kansas City Chiefs changed quarterbacks. But the story that got the most ink and air-time in Kansas City was an arrest in Colorado.  Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.

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12:56 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, October 26, 2012

Voter ID needs are clarified.  The Toy and Miniature Museum unveils a new name. That and more news from KCUR.

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8:38 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Kansas Democrats Unveil 'Buy American' Proposal

Democratic leaders from the Kansas Legislature have laid out a proposal that they say will create jobs. The lawmakers unveiled the plan during a series of stops in union halls across Kansas.

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11:54 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, October 25, 2012

Chris Koster (left) and Ed Martin, candidates for Missouri Attorney General.

Poplar Bluff Police find a missing girl with a registered sex offender.  The Kansas City council again discusses Community Improvement Districts.  That and more news from KCUR.

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9:37 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: October 24, 2012

People around the U.S. celebrate National Food Day today.
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Hereford House arson case continues. Food Day promotes healthy food around Kansas City. Voters will decide in November how judges are selected in Missouri. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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11:37 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Sneak Peek: Central Standard's Second Anniversary

Can you believe it? It's our two-year anniversary.

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10:29 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Proposition B, on the Missouri ballot, would raise the state's cigarette tax.
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Opponents and supporters of Proposition B on the Missouri ballot speak out.  The Chiefs welcome Quinn as starting quarterback.  That & more news from KCUR.

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10:14 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, October 22, 2012

Changes could be coming to Kansas City International Airport.
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Aviation officials look at plan that would mean big changes at KCI.  Food conference attendees want presidential candidates to take a closer look at the nation’s food policy.  That and more news from KCUR.

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6:44 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Citizens protested the planned removal of 189 stop-lights. And three key Kansas City area businesses were about to see major ownership changes. Those & other top stories on this week's Saturday News Review.

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8:24 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, October 19, 2012

A little over a week ago, the city of KCMO switched 37 stoplights to flashing and announced they would be removed in a month.
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The Kansas City council hears a proposal for the future of KCI and complaints over changes in traffic lights. The Kansas City Board of Trade sales may be good for wheat growers.  That & more news from KCUR.

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9:28 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: October 18, 2012

Thomas Nast, "New York Victory (The Part of the Administration that Feels Very Much Indorsed)," late 1800s, ink on paper.
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The Kansas City council takes another look at community improvement districts.  An exhibit at KU’s Spencer Museum of Art explores art and politics.  That and more news from KCUR. 

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10:22 am
Wed October 17, 2012

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

St. Joseph's Medical Center may soon be owned by HCA Midwest.

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

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9:52 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

This year's drought caused a drop in the pumpkin crop.

Company leaders and workers react to Sprint’s $21 billion deal with SoftBank.  This summer’s drought dragged down pumpkin production.  That and more news from KCUR.

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9:06 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, October 15, 2012

The last day to register to vote in Kansas is Tuesday.
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Japanese mobile phone company strikes a deal to buy 70% of Sprint.  Roundup resistant weeds cause farmers to turn to other chemicals.  That and more news from KCUR.

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6:00 am
Sat October 13, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Sprint Nextel was talking with a prospective buyer. The KU Hospital pioneered a new use for GPS technology. Those and other top stories of the week.

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6:00 am
Sat October 6, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Genome research done at Children's Mercy Hospital got national attention this week.
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The Kansas Supreme Court upheld the malpractice damage cap law. Kansas City school officials got tough on misbehavers at the African-Centered College Prep campus. Those and other top stories of the week.

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6:30 am
Sat September 8, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

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Supporters of two ballot initiatives gave up. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver was a hit at the Democratic National Convention.

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7:19 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Top Stories Of The Week

Congressman Kevin Yoder was called out for his late-night skinny-dipping.
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Kansas' open meetings law turned out to be not as open as most thought. Congressman Kevin Yoder got in hot water for skinny-dipping. Those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.

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9:17 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, August 23, 2012

KCMO City Council changed direction on a billboard tax proposal Wednesday.
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The Kansas City, Missouri Council changes plans for billboards and anti-nuke measure. The Charlotte Street Foundation names fellows.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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