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KCUR Morning News 11-1-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Searchers yesterday recovered the bodies of three more people killed in Saturday's grain elevator blast in Atchison. Six people died in the explosion at the Bartlett Grain Company.

Kansas City police are looking for thieves who stole an estimated $12,000 worth of copper wiring and other metal items from a department radio tower.

The Kansas Bioscience Authority has authorized seven million dollars in new funding commitments to researchers and businesses in Wichita, Manhattan, and Kansas City.

The leader of a Muslim mosque in west Wichita that was heavily damaged by fire says someone has been sending anti-Islam letters to the mosque in recent months.

Despite the Kansas City Chiefs' seventh game of the season falling on Halloween, the color red still dominated the Jackson County Sports Complex yesterday.

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