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KCUR Morning Newscast 6-30-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Independence today.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is sending more than six million dollars in grants to three dozen safety net clinics around the state.

Environmental officials say fuel prices around Wichita could rise even faster if air quality doesn't improve.

A new Medicare program will require changing how beneficiaries in Kansas City purchase certain types of medical equipment.

The Kansas City Health Department is advising people to take precautions against disease-carrying ticks and mosquitoes.

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