On Wednesday KCUR incorrectly reported Truman Medical Centers and St. Luke's Hospital of Kansas City were two of six hospitals to participate in a national cardiac care quality improvement effort. They are two of 15 hospitals nationwide to participate.
KCUR incorrectly reported that the Cerner Corporation would receive $19 billion in federal economic stimulus money as defined by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. Cerner protests that the money is actually part of a pool from which states can draw and is not guaranteed to Cerner.
A story in this morning's newscast made reference to "charges" of sexual harassment against Johnson County District Attorney Paul Morrison, who is the Democratic candidate for Kansas Attorney General. A former employee sued Morrison twice in federal court and both cases were dismissed. The allegations should, in fact, be referred to not as criminal "charges" but as "claims."