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KCUR Morning News 5-11-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Kansas confirmed four more local swine flu cases yesterday, bringing the total to 22 in the state. The Department of Health and Environment said in a news release that the latest cases involve one adult and one child in Johnson County and two children in Wyandotte County. Missouri has confirmed ten cases of the H1-N1 virus, with four more considered probable.

Kansas City hopes a consultant will help it fix the city's construction management program.

Three days after a massive storm ripped across southern Missouri, thousands of people in the state are still without power.

Kansas needs doctors in rural areas and the state's been using creative ways to fill the gap.

A U.S. senator has called for a probe into the unsolicited calls to home and cell phones warning of a final notice and an expiring vehicle warranty.

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