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KCUR Morning Newscast 12-14-09

By Elana Gordon

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-875555.mp3

Kansas City, MO –

  • A study authorized by the city of Kansas City concludes that covering interstate 670 downtown would be feasible, and that it could help boost development, reduce highway noise and provide attractive open space.

  • The Kansas City Missouri Health department is providing the swine flu vaccine on a daily basis starting today.

  • The University of Kansas will have Turner Gill as its next head football coach.

  • The president of Haskell Indian Nations University is headed to her second temporary assignment, rather than returning to lead the Lawrence area school.

  • Two committees of the Kansas Legislature will be reviewing budget issues this week.

  • Missouri state lawmakers have filed several bills for the 2010 session that would require a doctor's prescription to get certain cold and allergy medications that can currently be bought over the counter.

  • Kansas State health officials are working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to identify homes in Kansas that may have been built with noxious Chinese drywall.

  • The Kansas City Zoo has turned 100.

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