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KCUR Evening Newscast 6-5-08

By Steve Bell

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-715863.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • Storms headed for Kansas City have already spawned tornados. Several tornados have touched down in western Kansas. Thunderstorms packing 100 mile an hour winds are marching across the state.
  • Johnson County Commissioners today approved the plan a Research and Education Triangle. Voters must still approve an 1/8-cent sales tax to give the project a "go."
  • Johnson County Commissioners did not approve Stilwell's bid to become recognized as a city all its own. A majority voted for the measure, but passage required a unanimous vote.
  • The Kansas City council debated transit again today, with transit chair Russ Johnson presenting still another proposal.

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