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KCUR Morning News 10-6-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – High bacteria levels may have been fairly common at the Lake of the Ozarks this summer. Newly released Missouri water records show a spike this year in bacteria levels at two state beaches.

University of Kansas officials, politicians and industry leaders broke ground for a new Bioscience and Technology Business Center on the KU campus.

Officials with the Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department say there will be tight security as efforts to reduce the deer herd in Shawnee Mission Park get under way.

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control finds more states are cutting back on junk food in high schools. But the news is not all good for Kansas and Missouri.

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