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KCUR Morning Newscast7-31-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama told audiences in southwest Missouri it's time to choose a new direction for the country.

A $17 million dollar Crossroads redevelopment plan received the green light from a City Council committee yesterday.

Garmin says it will not introduce its Nuvifone - a cell phone has GPS features, as soon as it expected.

Senator Sam Brownback is upset over a federal policy that won't allow some Kansas residents who are rebuilding tornado-damaged homes to have basements.

A funeral home in Columbia is closed for at least 15 days while the state investigates allegations that it improperly handled bodies.

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