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KCUR Morning Newscast 6-9-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Johnson County residents may have to foot part of the bill for a multi-billion dollar overhaul of Kansas City's sewer system.

Workers are expected to complete a playground that will serve as a memorial to two Independence children who were killed by their father in 2004.

The mid-Missouri town of Glasgow has won its power-line fight with Kansas City Power and Light.

Kansas City Doctor Joseph Waeckerle has been honored as a hero of Emergency Medicine.

Columbia fire officials say a two-alarm blaze at a manufacturing plant caused an estimated 1 million dollars in damage.

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