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KCUR Morning News 5-13-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Five students at Riverview elementary in Shawnee have been confirmed to have the swine flu.

Missouri lawmakers will try again to reach a compromise on healthcare expansion after the state Senate last night passed their plan - one that differs greatly from the plan sought by Governor Jay Nixon and the state Senate.

The Missouri House has killed a wide-ranging education bill.

Families of those killed by drunken drivers on Missouri roads could pay for special memorial signs under a bill headed to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.

The Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court says budget cuts could eventually force state courts to close and unpaid furloughs for nonjudicial workers.

The Kansas City Royals continued their recent struggles last night as they were overwhelmed by the Oakland A's 12-3.

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