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KCUR Morning Newscast 3-13-08

By Maria Carter

KANSAS CITY, MO –
KCUR Morning Headlines (3 min 45 sec)

  • Facing a likely recession, and chronically unfunded budget obligations, Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser proposed controversial cuts yesterday.
  • A bill that would give Missouri's two largest cities control of their own police departments has passed a State House Committee.
  • A bill that would pressure state-run colleges and universities in Missouri bar illegal immigrants has been endorsed by the State House.
  • A Kansas House committee has agreed on immigration legislation that retains many provisions that were dropped by a Senate committee.
  • Two key Kansas legislators say they're willing to review a law that allows citizens to force counties to form grand juries.

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