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KCUR Morning Newscast 6-24-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – The Johnson County District Attorney's Office says a lawsuit by seven former attorneys and an investigator will be dismissed.

Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser promised voters to remove 90 percent of the steel plates covering streets during his bid for office. More than a year into his term, there's still work to be done.

The Missouri Highway Patrol and MoDOT have unveiled a new project aimed at finding missing persons.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Steelman wants to do away with Missouri's standardized achievement tests for high school students.

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