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KCUR Evening Newscast 4-24-08

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • Kansas City, Kansas firefighters rescued four men who had been trapped in a tunnel between Turkey Creek and the Kaw River when their boat capsized.
  • Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser's State of the City address emphasized urban redevelopment and bringing infrastructure up to par.
  • Convicted serial killer Terry Blair was sentenced to six concurrent life terms.
  • The 17-year-old convicted in the drive-by killing of 2-year-old Yolanda Guzman drew life in prison.
  • The Missouri House effectively killed bills to lower the minimum wage for tipped employees and to subsidize health insurance for lowere-income adults.

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