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KCUR Newscast 2-12-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – The University of Kansas says it would have to lay off more faculty and staff and furlough remaining employees under proposed double-digit budget cuts.

A new report says Kansas can be doing more to fight health issues among racial and ethnic minorities.

The Missouri Senate has endorsed a bill that could send some violent sex offenders away for life.

A resolution opposing the federal Freedom of Choice Act has passed the Missouri House. If passed by Congress, the federal bill could overturn state-level restrictions on access to abortion.

Kansas City-based American Italian Pasta reports a sharp rise in quarterly profits.

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