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KCUR Morning Newscast 8-25-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, Mo – The Democrats meeting in Denver will highlight a prominent Kansan, Kathleen Sebelius, and a Missouri Senator Clair McCaskill also will be spotlighted. But as the pre-convention activities started yesterday, less well known people from the Kansas City region were heard.

Dog racing in Kansas has come to an end -- at least for now. The Woodlands held its final night of dog racing Saturday before closing.

Missouri's two major candidates for governor took part today in an economic summit in Jefferson City.

Firefighters say 10 cars burned in the Chad Franklin Suzuki lot in Kansas City, Kansas, overnight.

Folks of all ages helped the Toy and Miniature Museum in Kansas City set a world record for the biggest marble tournament.

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