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KCUR Morning News 5-12-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Five students at the same school in Shawnee have confirmed cases of swine flu.

Kansas City Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver confirmed yesterday federal money is headed to the historic Mutual Musicians foundations and ended by defending his belief in what critics call government waste.

Kansas City officials are promoting a recent plan to make the city more bicycle friendly.

The lead supporter of a bill that would make it a crime to coerce a woman in Missouri into having an abortion is trying to convince his Senate colleagues to allow a vote on the legislation before the end of the current legislative session.

Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson is trying to squelch speculation that he plans to run for the U.S. Senate.

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