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KCUR Morning Newscast 12-02-08


Kansas City, MO – A jetliner on a flight from St. Louis to Denver landed safely in Kansas City this morning with a shattered windshield. KCI airport says the United Express plane was carrying 72 passengers and crew members when it touched down. No injuries were reported.

Twenty six people have filed to fill the two open position on the Kansas City Missouri School Board.

The state budget shortfall means some Kansans with physical disabilities will have to go on a waiting list to get services to help them live independently at home.

A Creighton University economist is predicting that the unemployment rate will reach 7 percent in Missouri and more than 5 percent in Kansas by February.

Efforts to rewrite the gambling law in Kansas are getting little support from the new House speaker and even less from Senate leaders.

Kansas Attorney General Steve Six appeared before the US supreme court yesterday as part of a century long feud about water rights to the Arkansas river.

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