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KCUR Morning News 1-08-10

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – The latest clash between Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser and city council is over a Missouri petition drive that would outlaw the city's earnings tax.

Before the month is over, Kansas City will have a new snow removal plan, including specific measures to deal with unusually drawn out and frigid weather systems like the one now lingering.

A federal judge in Kansas has dismissed a lawsuit by an atheist soldier who claimed his rights were violated while stationed at Fort Riley.

It will be easier for Kansans to get answers to legislative questions when the session starts next week. That's because the State Library is now taking questions by text message.

Kansas City police are investigating the overnight shooting of a city snowplow driver.

A late rally came up short for the UMKC men's basketball team last night, as the Roos dropped a 74-69 decision to South Dakota State

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