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KCUR Morning Newscast 8-28-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – Hard core Democrats from Kansas and Missouri are gearing up this morning for the final night of what many of them view as a historic nominating convention.

The Kansas Speedway has announced a national RV convention to take place at the racetrack in 2010, but only if it gets the contract for a Wyandotte County casino.

High gasoline prices and a delay in the renewal of a state contract for making license plates have caused a shortage of motorcycle and veteran's tags in Kansas.

Starting today the sky's the limit for Missouri politicians raising campaign funds.

For the seventh straight year, more students than ever are attending the University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia.

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