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KCUR Morning Newscast 12-03-10

By Elana Gordon


Kansas City, MO –

  • Medical examiners have found that a Kansas high school football player who recently died after a game had been suffering from a previous head injury.
  • A man charged with killing a member of his church appeared in Jackson County Court for the first time yesterday.
  • The incoming Speaker of the Missouri House is hinting of a battle with Governor Nixon over tax credits.
  • Police have ruled the death of a man found unconscious in Westport in October was a homicide.
  • The gay partner of a Missouri trooper killed in a Christmas Day accident is suing the state for survivor's benefits.
  • A legislative committee is looking into how to address the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System's cash shortage.
  • A new wind turbine manufacturing plant opens in Hutchinson today.
  • The Kansas Jayhawks extended its winning streak last night, narrowly defeating UCLA 77-76.

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