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KCUR Morning Newscast 5-29-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – A hand recount in Johnson County is scheduled for today in the legislative race between Democrats Mike Slattery and Andy Sandler.

Missouri's Medicaid pr ogram has launched a 30 million dollar project to establish health care homes for some 200,000 enrollees.

A board picking managers for four state-owned casinos will begin hearing from applicants and citizens in Wyandotte County today.

Eight people working at the Missouri State Fair face charges of selling alcohol to minors.

The Humane Society of Missouri says more than 360 emaciated and injured animals were removed yesterday from property near Pleasant Hope, north of Springfield.

Agents from the FBI and IRS raid a St. Louis towing company at the center of the scandal that led to the retirement of Police Chief Joe Mokwa.

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