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KCUR Morning Newscast 8-27-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom

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Kansas City, MO – Presidential candidate Barack Obama spoke to transport workers facing steep job cuts at Kansas City International airport.

Kathleen Sebelius, the governor of Kansas, took on a roll for which she was doubly well suited at the Democratic National Convention.

The Kansas City Police budget for the year is 5-point-6 million dollars in the hole. But administrators told the Board of Police commissioners there's a way out.

Democrat Jim Slattery's campaign is apologizing for an e-mail sent to thousands of people that contained a crude word to describe Republican Senator Pat Roberts.

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