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Top Stories of the Week

By Steve Bell


Kansas City, MO –

  • Hundreds protest taxation at Liberty Memorial "Tea Party."
  • Major layoffs announced at Hallmark, Harley Davidson.
  • Missouri, Kansas unemployment rates set 26-year records.
  • New Kansas revenue forecast: more 2101 budget cuts ahead.
  • Kansas City loses proposed new battery plant to Michigan.
  • Senate approves expansion of Blunt health insurance aid.
  • Nixon loses bid to expand children's health insurance program.
  • $23 billion "almost complete" budget clears Missouri Senate.
  • Sebelius vetoes coal-fired plants bills, override unlikely.
  • The governor signs - Kelsey's Law becomes Kansas law.

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