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KCUR Morning Newscast 8-15-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom

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Kansas City, MO – The controversy of policing KCI was put to rest yesterday with a resolution calling for, among other things, more timely communication and airport officers trained at the Police Academy.

The Olathe Police Department has set up a site to report minor crimes online.

The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission wants to see a promotional video for Pinnacle Entertainment in which three Unified Government commissioners appear.

Reports of illegal meth labs are on the rise in Kansas but one local county is defying the trend.

Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has appointed a task force to begin working on the state's next transportation program. But she's already telling the group not to consider raising gasoline taxes to pay for it.

State health officials say the number of tick-borne illnesses in Missouri is up compared the average count over the past five years.

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