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KCUR Morning News 11-8-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County will cut its budget for the sixth year in a row. Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders submitted a budget of 309 million dollars about 15 million dollars less than the year before.

The Johnson County Charter Commission has decided not to recommend making county elections partisan.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is tweaking its policy on managing the Missouri River.

Advocates can begin collecting signatures for two proposed Missouri ballot measures that would legalize marijuana.

An Overland Park man has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for selling $1 million worth of fake computer equipment.

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