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KCUR Morning News 1-14-09

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Kansas City, MO – The wife of Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser is painted as a potty-mouthed co-worker in the deposition of a former aide at the heart of a harassment and discrimination lawsuit.

Congress is expected to vote this week on a bill to reauthorize and expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program.

Investigators say a former top Justice Department official, with ties to Kansas City, made false statements to Congress and violated federal law in overseeing the agency's civil rights division.

The Kansas City Chiefs have named Scott Pioli as the new general manager to succeed Carl Peterson, who resigned last month.

The University of Kansas Men's basketball team beat K-state 87-71 in Lawrence.

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