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KCUR Morning news 12-9-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Health agencies on both sides of the state line are starting to lift restrictions on the swine flu vaccine.

A free health clinic at Bartle Hall is expected to attract as many as two thousand uninsured people today and tomorrow.

Kansas is delaying $170 million in payments to school districts because of a cash crunch.

Former Missouri House speaker Rod Jetton is shutting down his political consulting business following an accusation of assaulting a woman during a sexual encounter.

The Missouri Supreme Court has unanimously ruled public defenders cannot use heavy caseloads as an excuse to turn down entire categories of cases.

Topeka's zoo director is retiring amid a review of zoo operations in the wake of 11 animals deaths.

Missouri officials hope a new stretch of track in Mid-Missouri will help cut down Amtrak delays.

The Kansas State men's basketball team improved to 8 and 1 on the year after defeating Xavier last night, 71-5.

Missouri's women's team outlasted Bradley 52-46, giving the Tigers a 5 and 2 record.

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