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KCUR Morning News 6-19-09

By Maria Carter

Kansas City, mO – A new survey of rural bankers in the Midwest suggests the region's economy remains weak, but the bankers believe the worst of the recession has passed.

Kansas City council members are being more cautious this time in considering backing for a $90 million shopping center for 63rd and Prospect.

The Kansas City Council also has passed a resolution formally condemning hate speech. Council members cited last week's attack by a white supremacist at the National Holocaust Museum in DC.

Metropolitan Community College is getting 3 million dollars in Missouri tax credits to convert a 5-story office building into a new health-sciences facility.

The names of 373 Missourians removed from the social networking site MySpace were forwarded to the State Highway Patrol.

A request for $36 million in federal money for the construction of a new biosecurity lab in Kansas has advanced in the U.S. Senate.

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