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KCUR Evening Newscast 8-25-08

By Steve Bell

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Kansas City, MO –

  • Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill gets the spotlight tonight at the Democratic National Convention. She says her speech will focus on party unity and issues important to women.
  • Senator Barack Obama will be in Kansas City Tuesday on his way to the convention. He will appear at the American Airlines overhaul base.
  • John McCain puts on a show of Republican unity in St. Louis on Sunday with co-appearances by Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee.
  • Kansas Attorney General Steven Six and area law enforcers say lowering the high school dropout rate will lower area crime rates.
  • Kansas City, Kansas fire officials say someone used gasoline to torch 10 SUVs at a car dealership charged with deceptive advertising.

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