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KCUR Morning News 9-28-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – A projected shortfall in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System is causing some lawmakers to push for an overhaul of the retirement plan.

A funeral home director accused of keeping rotting bodies in a basement faces three felony counts.

Finding enough chaplains to minister to troops has become a difficult task. The Kansas Army National Guard has only six of 15 chaplain slots filled - a vacancy rate that officials describe as typical of other units across the country.

Missouri is seeing an unusually high number of animals with rabies this year.

Charges have been filed against three people involved in a police chase that started in Johnson County ended at Kansas City International Airport.

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