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KCUR Morning Newscast 12-12-08


Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City council has ordered an investigation into Mayor Mark Funkhouser.

The council also accomplished a major priority - setting up a funding system for a long-range plan to remedy water problems.

A proposed measure sets a maximum 500 dollar fine and up to six months in jail for feeding geese in Kansas City.

Around the country traffic deaths are down by more than 3-thousand so far this year.

Sponsors of an anti-Affirmative Action ballot initiative in Missouri are unhappy with the language used by Secretary of State Robin Carnahan to describe it.

Preliminary tests show a powdery substance found in a suspicious letter sent the Kansas governor's office is "non-hazardous."

St. Joseph is one vote away from landing the Kansas City Chiefs' summer training camp. The Chiefs have committed to move the camp from Wisconsin to Missouri Western State University, pending a vote by a state board next Tuesday on a $25 million state tax credit proposal.

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