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KCUR Morning News 8-25-10

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence recorded a 9 percent graduation rate for bachelor's degrees this year.

Some residents of Lawrence and Topeka have complained their tap water has a musty taste or smell.

Missouri is receiving a $2.1 million federal grant to improve and expand charter schools in Kansas City and St. Louis.

Fifty-five counties in Missouri have been declared agriculture disaster areas, due to flooding and wind damage this year.

A fraternity at the University of Kansas is being investigated after a man was charged with a rape at the house.

A new organization has formed to help Missouri schools with emergency planning and security issues.

The Kansas City Royals continued their struggles with the Detroit Tigers last night, losing 9-1 in Detroit.

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