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KCUR Morning Newscast 7-30-09

By Elana Gordon


Kansas City, MO –

  • The full city council is expected to endorse a class action settlement with AT&T that will put nearly 11 million dollars into Kansas City's underfunded cash reserves.

  • A threat of a lawsuit made by the Fred Phelps family and their Westboro Baptist Church was met with defiance by a city council committee yesterday, but its members are calling it a "lose-lose situation."

  • Missouri's top-ranking State Senator doesn't think there'll be a special legislative session this year.

  • Kansas Senator Pat Roberts is asking the nation's EPA administrator, Lisa Jackson, to visit the town of Treece, Kansas during Congress' August recess. Roberts is pushing the EPA to use stimulus money to move residents out of Treece.

  • For the last time in River Falls, Wisconsin, the Kansas City Chiefs will open training camp today.

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