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KCUR Morning Newscast 8-22-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Environmental officials say a closed insulation plant in Cameron, Missouri has elevated but not toxic levels of lead and arsenic.

The Kansas City council passed a domestic violence ordinance yesterday that makes it a municipal crime to violate an order of protection.

The University of Kansas has been named one of "the premier college bargains in the United States" by a top college guide.

Some motorists in Topeka may be confused by a new device that motorcycle cops have been using in the Capital City.

Kansas lawmakers are calling on the Pentagon to extend the deadline for bids on the 35 billion-dollar Air Force refueling tanker contract.

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader will appear on Missouri's ballot in November.

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