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KCUR Morning News 7-20-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is in Iraq to visit troops stationed there. Nixon took part in a town hall meeting for American soldiers in Basra.

A news study suggests that Kansas is less windy than it was 30 years ago.

Kansas is increasing regulation on many cemeteries following a scandal. The

A program underway in Kansas is aimed at making high speed internet available in rural areas, and federal stimulus dollars could help it move forward.

Kansas City's Tom Watson came up just short in his bid to become the oldest man to win one of golf's four major tournaments, as he fell to Stewart Cink in a four-hole playoff yesterday in Turnberry, Scotland.

The Kansas City Royals were swept by the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend, losing yesterday's game 4-3.

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