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KCUR Evening Newscast 9-12-08

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • Unstable storm systems, sometimes heavy rain and the possibility of flooding plague the KCUR listening area through the weekend.
  • A federal court has dismissed the Kansas lawsuit against the Wyandotte Nation challenging the legality of its casino in downtown Kansas City, Kansas.
  • The state of Missouri has agreed to pay millions of dollars in back pay to its probation and parole workers after a judge found they were wrongly excluded from a pay raise.
  • Hulshof vs. Nixon -- the greatest difference in approach to the problem of the uninsured.
  • Carnahan supports mail-in voting, opponents Upchurch and Hubbard oppose it, support state photo ID.
  • Defense seeks to have first degree murder charges dropped in "Precious Doe" case.

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