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KCUR Evening Newscast 9-25-08

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • The Kansas City, Missouri City Council has overridden Mayor Mark Funkhouser's veto of an ordinance that effectively bans Funhouser's wife from officing at City Hall.
  • The council also passed economic incentives for redevelopment in the Antioch Shopping Center and Citadel areas.
  • The Area Transit Authority presented testimony today on how light rail systems have succeeded and rejuvenated downtown areas in Portland and Charlotte.
  • Missouri Governor Matt Blunt says he opposes the plan to bail out Wall Street, and isn't sure it will be effective.

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