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KCUR Morning Newscast 1-15-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Correctional Institution near the stadiums would close and its 130 or so inmates would move to county facilities downtown under a proposal that will go to the city council.

Kansas House Speaker Mike O'Neal says he believes he'll be able to convince enough lawmakers to approve construction of two coal-fired power plants in western Kansas.

Parents of a 9 year old Kansas City North boy who drowned on a school playground have won the right to sue the City of Kansas City.

Kansas Governor Sebelius has issued her first executive pardon since taking office. She pardoned a man convicted of driving under the influence.

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