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KCUR Morning Newscast 3-10-08

By Maria Carter

KANSAS CITY, MO –
KCUR Morning Headlines (3 min 11 sec)

  • The prison population in Kansas is falling - contrary to a national trend. The state now has 500 fewer prisoners than it did five years ago.
  • More than 100 people gathered at the Kauffman Center over the weekend to weigh in on the potential creation of a national biobank.
  • Another attempt is being made to eliminate the $500 maximum loss limit at Missouri's 11 casinos.
  • Skyrocketing grain prices are hindering efforts to start a biodiesel industry in Kansas.

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