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KCUR Morning Newscast 7-3-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – There appears to be a thinning-out of patience in sparring over seven disputed school buildings in Sugar Creek and Independence.

A group that opposes stem cell research is seeking to block the state of Missouri from spending 21 million dollars on its Life Sciences Research Board.

Jackson County school districts are facing a shortfall from property taxes.

Chancellor Guy Bailey is leaving UMKC to take the top job at Texas Tech.

Two northeast Kansas men have pleaded guilty to taking part in a drunken high school graduation party last year that ended with an African-American student being bound and taunted with racial slurs.

Former Westar Energy CEO David Wittig is trying to invalidate an appeals court decision that could send him back to prison

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