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KCUR Evening Newscast 01-26-09

By Steve Bell

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Kansas City, MO –

  • Sprint Nextel announces 8,000 job cuts -- up to 2,000 in the Kansas City area. The company says more layoffs could follow.
  • A Kansas Senate committee has approved $300 million in budget cuts -- a 3.4% across-the-board spending decrease including for public schools.
  • Special prosecutors have missed the court deadline for filing a report on the e-mail practices of former MO governor Matt Blunt's office.

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