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KCUR Morning News 5-28-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO –
An effort to get a tougher ordinance on underage drinking in Kansas City is on hold for about a month.

Two ballot initiatives over the use of eminent domain are at the center of a lawsuit heard Wednesday in Jefferson City.

Shawnee County officials want to opt out of a new law allowing Kansas prosecutors to carry firearms in county courthouses.

The only domestic violence shelter serving women and children in Douglas, Franklin, and southern Jefferson counties is struggling to fund its services and programs.

Two local students advanced to the semifinals in the Scripps National Spelling bee.

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