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KCUR Morning News 1-28-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – South Kansas City is finally home to a safety net health clinic.

Two bills have been filed in the Missouri House that would raise the state's tax on cigarettes, which is currently the lowest in the nation at 17 cents a pack.

The sponsor of legislation that would require drug tests for some Missouri welfare recipients is disputing how much the proposal would cost.

A bill introduced by Democrats in the Kansas Legislature would focus on employers as a way to reduce illegal immigration.

Former KU associate athletic director Charlette Blubaugh has admitted her part in an alleged conspiracy with her husband and others to scalp tickets.

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