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KCUR Morning News 11-3-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Missouri's spent about $15 million so far this year to respond to natural disasters such as the deadly Joplin tornado and flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

A baby girl is home in Olathe after being treated for severe bites by her family's pet dog.

A report released this week doesn't paint a very rosy outlook for the economy in the Midwest and Plains states.

Prosecutors have dropped the final remaining charge against a man accused of burning and stomping on an American flag during a Fourth of July celebration in north-central Missouri.

After a match played in a steady rain and biting north wind, Sporting Kansas City advanced in the Major League Soccer playoffs. They defeated Colorado, 2-0, to win the two-game aggregate goal series against the Rapids.

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