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KCUR Evening Newscast 12-10-08

By Steve Bell

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-803731.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • Former Kansas City, MO employee Ruth Bates has more than doubled her settlement request in a discrimination suit against the city after Mayor Funkhouser made public negative remarks about her in "telling his side of the story."
  • Former Funkhouser aide Joe Miller has testified that the mayor twice gave him instructions that resulted in ethics violations.
  • Governor Matt Blunt calls a Sunshine Law suit against him "a wild goose chase and a waste of money."

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