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KCUR Morning News 3-17-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – The Kansas Senate debated a bill to abolish the state's death penalty law for three hours before deciding not to vote on the measure.

A Kansas House panel plans to have a hearing on questions about how Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius' administration has distributed Medicaid funds.

Police continue to search for a suspect in the killing of two young children and two adults in Raytown.

Kansas City police shot and killed a suspected bank robber yesterday. man while searching for a bank robbery suspect.

More weather towers are being added to underrepresented parts of Kansas. They're part of an automated weather monitoring project.

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