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KCUR Morning Newscast 6-29-09

By Elana Gordon


Kansas City, MO –

  • Illicit drugs shaped like popular cartoon characters, such as Snoopy and Homer Simpson, have started showing up in Kansas City.

  • Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel are in Kansas City today, signing a bill that could allow the state to earn more interest on its deposits.

  • The number of people applying for concealed weapons permits in the Kansas City region is on the rise.

  • The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is cutting service on 24 of its 70 bus routes starting this week.

  • Surgery patients in need of joint replacements could benefit at some point from a new research project at the University of Missouri.

  • Rescuers say a woman who suffered life-threatening injuries after her car plunged into Brush Creek, near the Plaza over the weekend, may have had a heart attack.

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