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Top Stories of the Week

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • Kemper Arena losing $1M a year, may be leased or sold.
  • Group launches petition drive for Funkhouser recall election.
  • Missouri borrows $325M from reserves to meet expenses.
  • Weak March revenues point to deeper Kansas budget cuts.
  • Missouri Legislature on break after week of arguing, stalled bills.
  • Senate leader Shields positive on bills on jobs, utility construction.
  • Voter-photo-ID bill clears Missouri House, condemned by Carnahan.
  • MO House bill gives executive, legislative more judicial selection power.
  • Sebelius extends, expands law shielding victims of sex crimes.
  • Abortion bill languishes on Sebelius' desk, Hensley predicts veto.
  • $200M Cleaver plan to boost energy efficiency on central east side.

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