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KCUR Morning Newscast 9-26-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – The ongoing saga of the mayor's wife at City Hall continued yesterday. The Kansas City council stood its ground, but there were none of last week's theatrics.

The Kansas City also changed a voter-approved smoking ban, clarifying rules for casinos and easing regulations on tobacco shops.

Missouri Governor Matt Blunt says the state has saved around 10 million dollars in travel costs, due to a policy he instituted three years ago.

Some 33-thousand Kansans who could receive federal stimulus checks have not received them.

The Kansas Board of Regents says enrollment at the six state universities is up 2 percent this year.

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