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KCUR Morning Newscast 3-4-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – The senior Senator in Kansas is bucking anti-abortion opposition to support Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius for health and human services secretary.

Witnesses told a Kansas Senate committee something needs to be done to help Kansans cope with massive amounts of medical debt.

Incumbents fared well in the handful of primaries held yesterday.

The EPA is again excavating at the former Rockwool Industries site near Cameron Missouri in their efforts to find the cause of brain tumors in the Northwest Missouri town .

A bill that would allow utility companies in Missouri to charge customers for the cost of new nuclear power plants while under construction was passed by a House committee.

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