KCUR Morning Newscast 1-21-09
By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsrom
Kansas City, MO – Contractors believe strong winds toppled a 20-foot-tall scaffold at a Johnson County school work site late Monday.
Kansas City Missouri faces an 85 million dollar budget shortfall and the city manager's budget proposal suggests deep cuts, including a decrease in funding for the arts and cultural attractions.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered the Office of Administration to review all current long-term state contracts and those currently up for bid.
The president of the Kansas Board of Regents says a federal economic stimulus bill could help pay for maintenance and repairs at the state's colleges and universities.