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KCUR Morning News 5-21-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Kansas State University President Jon Wefald (WEE-fald) has asked for and received a resignation from a high ranking administrator over an alleged secret agreement.

Wading pools and spraygrounds in Kansas City, Missouri will open on schedule this year, after a city council committee restored $250,000 the city manager witheld from the Parks Department budget.

The leader of a Kansas agency that nurtures fledgling high-technology businesses plans to step down at the end of June.

The director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture says biotechnology leaders should consider Missouri a prime location for business development.

Governor Nixon is reviewing a bill that would allow most adults to ride helmet-free on most Missouri roads.

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