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KCUR Morning Newscast 5-14-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom

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Kansas City, MO – Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse says the company is working to regain momentum against its wireless competitors.

Twenty-one-year-old Gary Eye of Kansas City will go to prison for life and not to death row for the racially motivated murder or an African American man in 2005

The Missouri Senate spent nearly nine hours Tuesday debating a wide-ranging bill that targets illegal immigrants. But senators did not pass anything.

Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama held an economic town hall meeting yesterday in southeast Missouri.

Some school superintendents in Kansas are urging the State Board of Education to put tighter controls on certain on-line programs known as virtual schools.

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