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KCUR Morning News 4-21-11

By Elana Gordon




  • A Kansas City council committee has endorsed a proposed high-rise on the Country Club Plaza, but it might or might not be for the Polsinelli Shugart law firm. 


  • A group of Kansas lawmakers have wrapped up the first round of negotiations on a budget bill for the next fiscal year. 


  • The Missouri Senate has passed a state budget for next year, cutting funding to higher education but holding basic aid to public schools flat. 


  • While Missouri Governor Jay Nixon weighs his options on a bill to roll back voter-approved dog breeding regulations, supporters and opponents of Proposition B staged dueling rallies a few blocks from each other in Jefferson City yesterday. 


  • Motorists in Kansas will soon be able to drive 75 mph on certain highways. 


  • The Kansas City Royals were unable to hold on to an early lead last night, falling to the Cleveland Indians 7-5 at Kauffman Stadium. 


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