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KCUR Evening Newscast 3-17-08

By Steve Bell

Kansas City, MO –
The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill sponsored by Olathe's Lance Kinzer that would tighten the state's late-term abortion law. The House also advanced an economic stimulus and disaster relief package.
A Kansas City, Missouri firefighter suffered a heart attack while fighting a blaze at an abandoned house near 55th and Prospect this afternoon.
A soggy St. Patrick's day in Kansas City didn't seem to disparage participants in the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Organizers say virtually everyone who signed up showed up. The parade was over in a half-hour less than usual.

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