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KCUR Evening Newscast 8-21-08

By Steve Bell

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-747917.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • The Kansas City council passed a new domestic violence ordinance today, but not by unanimous vote. The ordinance will make protection order violations municipal crimes.
  • Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius continues to campaign for Barack Obama... and to not comment on whether she will be his vice presidential nominee.
  • Chris Koster is certified as winner in the race for Democrat for Missouri attorney general, but still faces a recount and more ethics charges.
  • KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway says budget cuts the Regents want will result in cutting about 125 jobs.
  • Kansas State and Iowa State's football teams will play each other at Arrowhead in 2009 and 2010.

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