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KCUR Morning News 5-4-2010

By Maria Carter

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Kansas City, MO – Legislation that would require Missouri voters to show a photo ID at the polls and allow early voting received a hearing before a State Senate committee.

Missouri state workers will still get Friday off for President Harry Truman's birthday, but to pay for it, they will see a 5 cent a mile cut in their travel reimbursement.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is preparing for a statewide smoking ban to take effect this summer.

A Kansas City, Kan., man has been charged with lying to police, causing a search of a University of Kansas residence hall last week.

A Kansas Senate committee has tabled a bill to end a data entry program that gives some prison inmates access to personal information.

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