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KCUR Morning News 4-28-10

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Kansas lawmakers return to the Statehouse. Their biggest unresolved issue is passing a budget. A coalition is renewing its call for taxes to help fill a budget shortfall.

The Missouri House is set to begin debates on the final version of the state budget.

The Lawrence school district is reconfiguring. The school board voted Monday night to shift ninth-graders from junior high schools to the city's two public high schools in the 2011 school year.

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill was among the lawmakers taking a swing at current and former executives with Goldman-Sachs today

The Missouri Senate is making a push to recognize the importance of recreational fishing and boating.

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