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KCUR Morning News 2-14-11

By Maria Carter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Missouri highway officials say a combination of heavy rain and old construction led to the collapse of a section of highway in Kansas City last summer.

The Missouri Supreme Court says former Kansas City superintendent Bernard Taylor can't be sued over a high school student's 2005 stabbing.

A prison in Missouri's capital now has a geriatric wing as state officials confront an increasingly elderly inmate population.

Campus police at the University of Missouri-Columbia arrested a student Saturday after racist graffiti was found near a dormitory.

Representatives from the wheat industry, including both farmers and scientists, headed to Washington DC last week to stress the importance of publicly-funded wheat research

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