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KCUR Morning News 12-11-09

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Kansas City council members followed through yesterday on their resolution to crack down on unfairly enforced dress codes.

An internal Kansas City Police Department audit suggests all patrol officers take a 32-hour driver training course in light of nearly 150 preventable crashes last year.

Kansas lawmakers are starting the years-long task of redrawing the lines for both national and state political offices. An advisory group began meeting this week in Topeka to look at the redistricting process.

A federal lawsuit has been filed against Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan and State Auditor Susan Montee by a group that opposes abortion and a type of stem cell research they consider to be human cloning.

They mayor of Greensburg, Kansas will be headed to Washington this weekend for a White House Christmas reception.

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