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KCUR Morning News 9-10-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – The Missouri automotive jobs situation is on sound footing, according to a panel drawn up by Governor Jay Nixon. He typifies the task force conclusions as being "poised for growth" and said so at the Ford Claycomo Plant.

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County is moving ahead, courting a Wizards' soccer stadium and a nearby Cerner Corporation office park.

A Kansas City, Missouri council committee defied a defiant mayor yesterday by endorsing a rules change, require council committee approval for economic development board and commission before they are voted on.

Two southeast Missouri electric cooperatives will get $27 million in federal funds to repair damage from an ice storm in January.

The Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to three games last night by defeating the Detroit Tigers 5-1 at Kauffman Stadium.

In Major League Soccer action the Kansas City Wizards were shut out by DC United 1-0, their fifth loss in their last six matches.

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