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KCUR Morning Newscast 7-22-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Later today, Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser plans to change the makeup of two panels that oversee economic development. It's part of a larger aim to move development focus back to distressed areas.

Jackson County residents can begin buying Chiefs tickets today. But team officials say when fans go to Arrowhead stadium, they will will have to wait to see the effect from a 375 million dollar renovation now underway.

Jay Nixon says Missouri's health care system is broken and he has a plan to fix it.

Democratic candidate Jim Slattery is releasing the first television ads in his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

A Las Vegas jury found a San Francisco rapper guilty in the 2005 slaying of his rival - a rapper from Kansas City.

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