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KCUR Morning News 5-25-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Missouri governor Jay Nixon wants state's colleges and universities to use $40 million in next year's budget to offer more classes for health care professionals.

Kansas City's national archives center opened to the public this past weekend. In honor of the new space, the center put together an exhibit showcasing key moments in local and national history.

Officials at Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley will hold Memorial Day observances today at the posts' cemeteries.

The Missouri State Highway and Water Patrols are reminding travelers to practice safety first this Memorial Day.

Memorial Day revelers in Kansas are being reminded that alcohol is banned at several state fishing lakes.

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