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KCUR Evening Newscast 9-3-08

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO – A city council committee has advanced a resolution on volunteers on a 3-0 vote. Mayor Funkhouser called a news conference to protest the measure, which he calls a direct attack on his wife.

  • Local attendees at the Republican National Convention are calling this week's meetings "the Palin convention."
  • Kansas Senator Sam Brownback is out of the vice-presidential nominating lineup and will instead speak on behalf of John McCain.
  • Missouri National Guard troops on Hurricane-relief duty in Louisiana have set up one headquarters in Alexandria.

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