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KCUR Evening Newscast 9-15-09

By Elana Gordon


Kansas City, MO –

  • The two companies hoping to jointly build and operate a casino complex at the NASCAR racetrack in Wyandotte County faced questions today from a state review board. The companies requested a 60-day extension on their proposal.

  • Kansas health officials have released a new report on the state's dental workforce, and the news for rural Kansas is especially grim.

  • The anti-abortion group Operation Rescue says it's in a financial crisis and is close to shutting down.

  • It's official: the region extending from Manhattan, Kansas to Columbia, Missouri is now known as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor.

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