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KCUR Morning Newscast 9-23-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – A new poll shows Republican presidential nominee John McCain holds a slight lead over Democrat Barack Obama in Missouri.

Nearly $3 million dollars in grants flowed from the Kauffman Foundation yesterday to eight community organizations.

More than eight million dollars in disaster assistance has been approved for Missouri from summer storms and flooding.

Fresh from handing over command in Iraq, General David Petraeus had some words of wisdom to offer to officers during a closed-door session at Fort Leavenworth.

Kansas' top federal prosecutor will face Senate lawmakers today at a hearing on his nomination to the federal bench in Wichita.

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