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KCUR Morning Newscast 11-15-11

By Elana Gordon




  • Missouri's Education Commissioner has yet to determine whether the state should take over Kansas City's soon-to-be unaccredited school district. 


  • The unusual rate of six Kansas City homicides within 24 hours this weekend has prompted an addition to police chief Daryl Forte's anti-violence campaign. 


  • Encouraging marriage was main theme at a poverty summit yesterday, sponsored by the Brownback administration. 


  • A group that's against the construction of a weapon parts facility in south Kansas City is once again trying to put the measure up for a popular vote. 


  • A Republican State Senator from rural northwestern Missouri has tossed his hat into the Lt. Governor's race. 


  • In sports, the Missouri men's basketball team defeated Mercer last night, and K-State posted a win over Loyola Chicago. 


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