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KCUR Morning News 11-7-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It's official. The University of Missouri will no longer compete in Big 12 Conference athletics after this school year.

More than a hundred school buses throughout the Kansas City metro are getting a green upgrade.

State budget cuts have led to fewer teachers in Kansas schools, but student enrollment continues to increase.

The University of Missouri and Washington University are among schools nationwide snapping up .xxx domain names to avoid links of their names to porn sites.

Drought across much of the Midwest has battered this fall's harvest of native grass seeds.

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