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KCUR Evening Newscast 7-22-08

By Steve Bell

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-733990.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • Say goodbye to the ponies, grayhounds and Woodie. The Woodlands race track will close next month after concluding adding 800 slot machines won't put it in the black.
  • Mayor Mark Funkhouser appointed seven members to the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority today, promising they will bring economic development to depressed neighborhoods.
  • Prosecutors will be able to seek the death penalty against Edwin Hall, accused of killing Kelsey Smith despite a paperwork error by Phill Kline.
  • Thirteen area law enforcement agencies are now linked by a computer network for instant sharing of information on crime and suspects.

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