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KCUR Morning Newscast 3-24-08

By Maria Carter


KCUR Morning Headlines (2 min 59 sec)

  • Some Kansas legislators say a state program that holds sexual offenders indefinitely does not work. Under Kansas law, sex offenders who finished their prison can be kept in a program at Larned State Hospital if they are believed to be a continuing threat to the community.
  • More than a thousand troops from Missouri's National Guard will soon be deployed to Kosovo for a Peacekeeping mission, until March 2009.
  • Leawood police are consulting with animal control after several coyote attacks on dogs.
  • Fire officials are investigating an Overland Park duplex blaze in which a woman died yesterday.
  • Jackson County prosecutors have charged a Kansas City man in the slaying of his boyfriend whose body was found in an industrial park.

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