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KCUR Morning News 12-29-09

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Missouri environmental officials say 39 drinking water systems have repeatedly failed to complete required testing.

A St. Louis based financial services firm has reached an agreement with Missouri and other state to speed the buyback of auction rate securities from investors.

As temperatures drop, health officials are warning about the increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

The winter storm is prompting fire officials to issue a reminder about the dangers associated with some kinds of heating.

Inmates from the Kansas and Shawnee County corrections departments are getting some time outdoors, shoveling snow from driveways and walks at Topeka homes.

Wichita police are seeking help from younger people by using social networking tools.

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