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KCUR Morning Newscast 7-18-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Expected GOP presidential nominee John McCain spoke to a capacity crowd at Union station yesterday.

Tentative plans were unveiled yesterday for a memorial honoring victims of the skywalk collapse at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in 1981.

The Kansas City council had its first committee discussion of the light rail plan proposed by Councilman Russ Johnson yesterday.

Kansas Adjutant General Todd Bunting gives high marks to the federal government's response to the devastating tornado that hit Greensburg last year.

The obesity rate is rising in Kansas.

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