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KCUR Morning News 1-14-10

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Kansas City Councilman Bill Skaggs says an aircraft overhaul base near the city's airport may have a new owner soon after American Airlines leaves.

Swine flu has been on the decline in recent weeks, but state and local health officials are stepping up their efforts to get people vaccinated.

Missouri Auditor Susan Montee says the state needs to do a better job of how much revenue is lost through sales tax exemptions.

Republican leaders in the Missouri House and Senate returned to their party's traditional themes, after talking up ethics and the economy on the legislature's opening day last week.

In Big 12 Conference action last night, the third-ranked Kansas men's basketball team outlasted a scrappy Nebraska squad, winning 84-72.

Missouri had to go to overtime before defeating Texas Tech 94-89.

The Kansas State women's team posted a 65-50 win over Missouri.

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