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KCUR Morning News 1-13-09


Kansas City, MO – New Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says it's time for a new tone in Jefferson City.

Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius says she wants to eliminate some state programs and implement a hiring freeze to deal with the projected budget shortfall.

It's official Kansas State University has been selected as the site for the nation's premier biodefense laboratory.

Senator Sam Brownback has asked Barack Obama to visit Fort Leavenworth. The Kansas Republican says the Democratic president-elect should see for himself that Guantanamo Bay detainees should not be moved to Kansas.

Interstate Bakeries has not nailed down financing needed to exit bankruptcy more than a month after getting a judge's approval.

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