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KCUR Evening Newscast 4-14-08

By Steve Bell


KCUR Evening Headlines (1 min 46 sec)

  • Kansas State freshman basketball forward Michael Beasley is holding a news conference in Manhattan at this moment regarding his future.
  • A bill creating a DeSoto-Johnson County Riverfront Authority was among a batch of nine signed by Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius today.
  • Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is co-sponsoring a bill that would bar the Treasury Department from promoting the use of direct deposit for Social Security beneficiaries until it puts a stop to the garnishment of government benefits from private bank accounts.
  • Meanwhile, former Missouri Republican Sen. Jim Talent has a new job. Missouri Republicans have made Talent the honorary chairman of their re-election efforts.

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