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KCUR Evening Newscast 8-13-08

By Steve Bell

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Kansas City, MO –

  • American Airlines will cut 600 or more jobs at its maintenance facility at KCI. By the end of the year, American will be sending most of the work done at KCI to Tulsa.
  • The city got more bad economic news regarding a women's basketball "Final Four." Kansas city is out of the running until at least 2017.
  • A Kansas City council committee has advanced an ordinance to give local law enforcement fore power to enforce protection orders in cases of potential domestic violence.
  • Three companies are making pitches to run a casino in Kansas City Kansas. The city refuses to say which one has the edge.
  • The self-proclaimed leader of a phony Indian tribe was found guilty today of defrauding immigrants by selling them tribal memberships that would supposedly make them US citizens.
  • A Kansas City,Kansas grand jury indicted five men for allegedly conspiring to buy and sell fraudulent US diplomatic credentials.

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