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KCUR Evening Newscast 3-31-09

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • Johnson County faces a $21 million deficit next year due to declining revenues, particularly from real estate.
  • Parks and Water departments to the rescue - Kansas City's fountains will be turned on this Spring.
  • A 2010 Kansas budget that cuts public school funding by $25 million is on its way to Governor Sebelius.
  • Governor Sebelius, HHS Secretary nominee, has corrected $7,000 in :unintentional tax errors."
  • Sources in Jefferson City say the name of Democrat Paul LeVota has come up in an FBI investigation.
  • KCP&L's Iatan power plant has had its third construction death in three years.
  • A Kansas City mother and another woman are charged with providing alcohol to 13 and 14-year-olds.
  • MAST director Doug Hooten, who opposes a city takeover of the ambulance service, has resigned.

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