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KCUR Evening Newscast 10-23-08

By Steve Bell

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Kansas City, MO –

  • ATF investigators say the early-Monday explosion and fire that gutted the Hereford House restaurant definitely was arson,and involved an explosive device and fuel for the subsequent blaze.
  • Mayor Mark Funkhouser livened his latest pro-light-rail campaign event with a fictitious protest group called "COWS" and a live longhorn steer.
  • The Kansas City, MO city council has ended a lawsuit over who has the power to fire the city manager by agreeing to pay $35,000 in legal fees for paintiff Bill Skaggs.

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