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KCUR Evening Newscast 12-12-08

By Steve Bell

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-805110.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • As a bailout plan for the auto industry remains in uncertainty, GM announces that the Fairfax plant year-end shutdown will extend through February 9th.
  • Possible budget cuts of up to 25% were a major topic of discussion at today's meeting of the University of Missouri System board of curators.
  • Missouri Governor-elect Jay Nixon says he will offer drivers' license office contracts on a basis of competitive bidding, not political patronage.
  • Phill Kline has returned all Planned Parenthood abortion records to the Kansas Attorney General in accordance with state Supreme Court order.
  • Rumor of the day: Chiefs to move training camp from River Falls to St. Joseph.

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