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KCUR Morning News 11-6-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Law enforcement officials still have nothing to say about a possible motive in the killing of 23-year-old Carol Thomas.

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a blast at a grain processing plant in St. Jospeh.

A local family announced plans to sue the downtown Power & Light district, saying they were denied admission to one of the district's clubs because they are African American.

Finishing touches are underway on the newly constructed Independence Events Center in eastern Jackson County.

Two people have been charged in federal court with poisoning salsa at a Lenexa Mexican restaurant twice in August, making nearly 50 people sick.

Kansas City Auditor Gary White presented the latest quarterly citizen satisfaction survey to the city council yesterday, and it was no cause for celebration.

A group of Kansas budget officials have painted a new picture of the state's fiscal condition, and some parts of that picture aren't very rosy.

A Missouri Death Row inmate is seeking to have his sentence commuted to life without parole.

Texas billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot has pledged $6 million to Fort Leavenworth's Command and General Staff College.

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