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KCUR Evening Newscast 8-1-08

By Steve Bell

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Kansas City, MO –

  • The sex-torture murder trial of Richard Davis entered its penalty phase today after the jury found Davis guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of Michelle Huff-Ricci and Marsha Spicer.
  • With an orange ozone alert and unnecessary outside work being discouraged, Salvation Army has opened eight metro area community centers as cooling shelters.
  • The controversy over teaching evolution in Kansas is back for next week's Republican primary in Johnson and Wyandotte Counties.
  • Republican candidate for Missouri governor Sarah Steelman is accusing her opponent, Kenny Hulshof, of flip-flopping on the E-Tax issue.
  • Kansas' secretary of state is predicting a low turnout for Tuesday's primary election.

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