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KCUR Morning News 5-20-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Missouri has carried out its first execution in nearly four years, putting Dennis Skillicorn to death for the killing of a good Samaritan businessman.

A 44-year-old St. Louis County man who was infected with swine flu died yesterday.

The Missouri Health and Senior Service department will shell out almost 3 million dollars to help Missourians get jobs.

The legal battle over an anti-Affirmative Action ballot initiative resumedin a Jefferson City courtroom.

The Kansas Bioscience Authorities has approved more than $11 million for various Kansas projects and centers.

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