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KCUR Morning Newscast 1-22-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Governor Jay Nixon says he will not cut money for state universities- if school leaders pledge not to raise tuition.

Most Kansas Citians don't think Mayor Mark Funkhouser is doing a good job, but they aren't ready to recall him.

Kansas City, Missouri's current-year budget shortfall is mostly the result of poor city management, according to two members of the Finance and Audit Committee.

Demolition of the now closed Bannister Mall will pave the way for the site's redevelopment.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson faces a trial in March on simple assault charges in separate cases.

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