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KCUR Morning Newscast 4-11-08

By Maria Carter

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KANSAS CITY, MO –
KCUR Morning Headlines (2 min)

  • The Missouri House passed its illegal immigration package yesterday, just one day after giving it first-round approval. It includes bills that would ban state grants to sanctuary cities and requires State Troopers to be trained to enforce federal immigration laws.
  • A lawyer for former Kansas Attorney General says Johnson County District Attorney Phill Kline should be barred from any role in the sexual harassment investigation into Morrison. Morrison had an affair with staffer Linda Carter.
  • It turns out the Jackson County Courthouse isn't quite as big as records showed. County official measured the square footage when they were seeking a janitorial contract.
  • President Bush will be in Greensburg, Kansas next month to deliver the high school's commencement address. The President will speak on May 4th, the one year anniversary of the tornado that devastated the town.

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