© 2022 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
KCUR FM is currently operating at lower power. KCUR HD1 and HD2 are off air while Kansas City PBS performs repair work. Signals will be restored this afternoon.

KCUR Evening Newscast 2-18-08

By Steve Bell

KANSAS CITY, MO –
KCUR Evening Headlines (1 min 48 sec)

  • The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill allowing construction of two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas.
  • The Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee narrowed the scope of a bill enacting new restrictions on smoking in public places.
  • The Kansas House Appropriations Committee endorsed a juvenile justice system budget very much like the one proposed by Governor Sebelius, but delayed decisions on employee pay raises and computer upgrades.
  • In Jefferson City, a new bill was introduced in the Senate that would cap the number of Missouri casinos, while increasing their taxes and repealing the loss limits for gamblers.

KCUR serves the Kansas City region with breaking news and powerful storytelling.
Your donation helps make non-profit journalism available for everyone.