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KCUR Morning News 11-23-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Kansas Congressmen Dennis Moore will not run for his seat again next year.

Kansas City's ethics commission has declined to dismiss three allegations of ethics violations against Mayor Mark Funkhouser.

Prosecuting attorneys in Missouri are taking issue with the use of the phrase "constitutional crisis" to describe the problems facing public defenders across the Show-Me State.

A suburban Kansas City philanthropist and art collector is donating $1 million to the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

Several hundred education, business and government leaders have been invited to a meeting to help Missouri get more federal education money.

A senior studying philosophy and religion at Truman State University is among the 32 people nationwide chosen as Rhodes Scholars.

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