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KCUR Morning News 9-21-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Prison health care costs are soaring in Kansas as once experimental drugs and procedures are becoming standard treatments.

Kansas business and economic development officials plan to meet in Leavenworth next month to discuss ways to encourage growth in Kansas downtowns.

A proposed casino at Kansas Speedway received a new brand when the company operating Kansas Speedway took on a new partner for its project.

The parents of a teenager who died in a June 2008 accident near Sedalia are suing the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.

To mark the 50-year anniversary of the American Football League, the Kansas City Chiefs
Chiefs yesterday dipped into a part of their history that was dormant for several years. When "Warpaint" trotted out to the field for the halftime show, it brought back memories of the days when a painted horse took the field after the Chiefs scored a touchdown.

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