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KCUR Morning Newscast 2-6-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Members of Topeka's Westboro Baptist church held an anti-gay protest at Shawnee Mission East High School yesterday. More than 500 student, friends, and family members rallied to raise money for AIDS organizations.

A regulatory filing is taking issue with $1 million that Kansas City Power and Light is spending on tickets to Chiefs and Royals games and other such expenses.

A new group launched a campaign yesterday to fight changes to the governance structure of the Kansas City Missouri school board. A bill proposed last month in the Missouri House of Representatives would call for all board members to be elected at-large, by the entire city.

Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius is Washington this week, fueling renewed speculation that she's on President Obama's short list for Health and Human services secretary.

Kansas City, Missouri residents may start getting ticketed if they leave their trash out too long.

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