KCUR Morning Newscast 5-29-08
By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom
Kansas City, MO – A spokeswoman for Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius confirms abortion provider Doctor George Tiller attended a reception at the governor's residence last year, but disputes an anti-abortion group's description of the event as honoring Tiller.
Governor Sebelius has declared a state of emergency for 62 counties in central and western Kansas.
Kansas City's mayor says he won't be bound to specifics of a plan for regional mass transit.
Missouri Senator Kit Bond says he still supports the corn-based ethanol industry, even though critics blame it for rising food prices.
A hearing on a lawsuit challenging a new fee imposed by the Missouri Department of Revenue is scheduled today in Cole County.
The Royals lost their tenth game in a row.