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KCUR Morning News 4-22-10

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – People worried about health safety at the Bannister Road Federal Complex brought their concerns to a hearing sponsored by the Jackson County Executive.

Mayor Mark Funkhouser got a start on his "schools first" initiative yesterday.

Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican leaders in the Missouri House are quarreling over the use of tax credits to spur economic growth.

The assistant athletic director at the University of Kansas has resigned. Rodney Jones has been on administrative leave since early March. His resignation comes as federal officials investigate possible irregularities in ticket sales.

Alex Gordon's tenth-inning home run lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing the Royals to avoid being swept in the three-game series between the two teams.

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