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KCUR Morning News 9-8-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – More students are flocking to charter schools, and now, private investors are showing an interest in their buildings.

The economic downturn is causing more people to seek help to combat homelessness or mental health problems, but at the same time, the funding needed to provide for those people is dwindling.

A proposed wind turbine manufacturing plant in Hutchinson has received a $5 million boost from the state.

Lawmakers return to Jefferson City next week for the Missouri General Assembly's annual veto session.

State Department of Natural Resources officials are expected to release results of E. coli tests from two Kansas City-area lakes today.

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