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KCUR Morning Newscast 12-15-09

By Elana Gordon


Kansas City, MO –

  • A Johnson County district court judge has rejected a request to stop the killing of deer at Shawnee Mission Park by bow hunters.

  • Two Kansas City-area lawmakers from rival parties are teaming up to co-sponsor legislation to tighten Missouri's ethics rules.

  • Republicans in the Missouri House are targeting the auto industry as a way to spur job growth during the 2010 legislative session, and they hope to persuade Ford Motor Company to expand its operations in the Kansas City area.

  • Turner Gill's introductory news conference yesterday met all the expected criteria of a coaching hire, but there were some unusual instances at the event.

  • An aide who was fired by former governor Matt Blunt's office has been cleared of any misconduct by Missouri's Attorney Discipline Office.

  • Raymore, Missouri may be the first place in the Kansas City area to allow city council members to carry concealed weapons during meetings.

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