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KCUR Morning News 9-22-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Kansas Representative Jerry Moran has picked up a key endorsement--Arizona Senator John McCain.

Kansas City police are seeking the vandals who spray-painted anti-Obama messages on playground equipment at a popular children's park.

Topeka could join the ranks of more than 30 Kansas communities to pass smoking bans. The Topeka proposal would ban smoking in public places and at places of employment.

A St. Joseph hospital is responding to an animal rights group by switching from live cats to high tech mannequins for medical training classes.

A study of juvenile criminals in Missouri found those most likely to be accused of committing a crime had substance abuse problems and poor grades.

The Sprint Center will get a piece of March Madness in 2013. The men's first and second round event will be held there.

After falling behind 6-0 in the third inning last night, the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 12-9 win over the Boston Red Sox.

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