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KCUR Morning Newscast 3-19-08

By KCUR Newsrom


Kansas City, MO – Two members of the Kansas City council discussed their proposed, compromise budget for the city.

The Kansas Senate will take a final vote on a health reform bill that includes no new funding to help low-income people buy health insurance.

The Kansas Senate also has rejected a proposal to stop the state from paying sales tax on materials used in renovating the Statehouse.

Missouri Governor Matt Blunt and First Lady Melanie want lawmakers to spend more than 3 million dollars on needed repairs to the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City

Torrential rains that hammered southern Missouri from Springfield to Cape Girardeau caused widespread flooding.

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