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KCUR Morning News 11-12-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Lawyers for a man who has publicly admitted killing a Kansas abortion provider are seeking to move the trial out of Wichita.

Officials with the animal health and bio science communities will gather in Olathe later this morning to break ground for the first building of the so-called Olathe Innovation Center.

A panel of Kansas legislators meets next week to address the state pension system's long-term funding problems.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is calling attention to a program that lets deer hunters share their venison with people in need of a meal.

Governor Nixon has picked a new state personnel director. Bill Miller was nominated for the job Wednesday and is to take office in December.

Topeka police say a man who was trying to rob a discount cigarette store got stuck in a vent and had to be rescued by firefighters.

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