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KCUR Morning Newscast 2-28-08

By Maria Carter

KCUR Morning Headlines (3 min 8 sec)

  • Kansas City, Missouri's Transportation and Infrastructure Committee endorsed a Red Bridge Road renovation plan yesterday. Council members John Sharp and Cathy Jolly spearheaded a successful move to scale back original city plans that called for a five-lane street and four-lane bridge.
  • The Missouri Senate passed a bill last night that would create a quick path for professionals to become teachers, despite an attempt to kill the bill by filibuster.
  • The clinical research company PRA International has completed two million dollars in renovations at its pharmacology center in Lenexa, Kansas.
  • The Kansas Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that transfers the State Division of Travel and Tourism to an independent government agency.

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