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KCUR Morning News 9-10-10

By Maria Carter


Kansas City, MO – Kansas City, Missouri fire chief Smokey Dyer defended ambulance response times in the Northland before a special council committee yesterday.

KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little says the abrupt retirement of athletic director Lew Perkins was not connected with a federal investigation into a ticket scam at Kansas.

Computer technology used by law enforcement is helping to develop a portrait of a 2,500 year old mummy.

A St. Louis lawmaker plans to continue pushing for higher seat belt fines when Missouri legislators return to Jefferson City next year.

Federal officials have approved plans to commemorate Civil War sites in 41 counties near the Kansas and Missouri border.

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