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KCUR Evening Newscast 2-12-08

By Frank Morris

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-675841.mp3

KANSAS CITY, MO –
KCUR Evening Headlines (1 min 43 sec)

  • The Missouri House has moved toward resolving a bi-state tax dispute. Last year, the Missouri General Assembly removed a tax deduction for Kansas residents who work in Missouri.
  • Kansas House committee members today passed a bill that would pave the way for a pair of controversial coal-fired power plants.
  • Supporters of a state-wide smoking ban in Kansas expect a committee vote on the measure when senate hearings wrap up this week.
  • Congressman Emanuel Cleaver announced today that the Department of Veterans affairs plans to do almost $9.5 million worth of renovations at the Veterans Administration hospital in Kansas City.
  • Sprint Nextel's board of directors added a dissident investor to its membership today. Ralph Whitworth supports streamlining the business - throwing off the long distance division, for instance.

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