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KCUR Morning Newscast 11-12-08


Kansas City, MO – A provisional ballot count shows that a Johnson County commissioner who was videotaped stealing his opponent's campaign signs has lost his seat.

Two former Kansas attorneys general are expected to be questioned next week by lawyers for Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller.

A judge has tossed out a Missouri law capping how much the Department of Revenue can charge for driver's license and motor vehicle records.

Floodwaters breeched several levees along the Mississippi River this summer. And data finds that the geology of the ground underneath the levee had a lot to do with whether or not the barrier held.

Weekly unemployment benefits checks will become a thing of the past in Kansas. Starting next week, the checks will be replaced with a Visa debit card issued by the state Department of Labor.

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