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KCUR Morning News 5-6-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Missouri's economic picture continues to look bleak.

Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is praising the state House for reversing course and approving 332 million dollars of stimulus spending.

Tenants living in foreclosed rental properties would be protected from immediate eviction under a bill passed unanimously Tuesday by the Missouri House.

Kansas lawmakers are moving quickly to close a deal involving a new coal-fired power plant and "green" policies.

A city owned cemetery in Lawrence sold its first green burial plot.

A group of Liberty residents has filed a petition seeking to tighten a 2-month-old smoking ordinance.

The Kansas City Royals rallied for an 8-to-7 win over the Chicago White Sox in 11 innings.

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