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KCUR Evening Newscast 10-17-08

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • Barack Obama campaigns at Liberty Memorial Saturday; John McCain rallies his forces at a Belton high school Monday. Obama attendees are requested to "rsvp" at the campaign web site. The McCain rally requires tickets, available through that campaign's web site.
  • Traffic tie-ups are expected Saturday from Waldo through midtown as 8,000 runners pound the pavement in the annual Kansas City Marathon.
  • With the homicide count at 107, police say there may be connections between two east side homicides and the shooting of an 11-year-old girl in a house in the same neighborhood.
  • Missouri election system honored as one six best-prepared in the nation.
  • Missouri House investigates social services dept. children's division.

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