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KCUR Morning News 11-16-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the next five years, the Catholic Bishop of Kansas City and St. Joseph will submit to questioning by Clay County's Prosecutor every 30 days about sex abuse by clergy who work for the church leader.

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants lawmakers to consider expanding the mandatory reporting of sexual abuse of a child.

A Kansas City man will be sentenced in March after he pleaded guilty to taking part in an adoption scam that affected 13 couples across the country.

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill says the Supreme Court's decision to take up the president's health care overhaul could affect her chances of being reelected next year.

The 12th-ranked Kansas men's basketball team fell to number-two Kentucky 75-65 in the State Farm Champions Classic in New York City.

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