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KCUR Morning news 11-23-11

By Maria Carter


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Investigators have closed the command post they had been using while searching for baby Lisa Irwin.

A judicial commission has cleared Kansas City Judge Elena Franco of allegation she didn't live in Kansas City.

Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, is reviewing its operations in Kansas and says it may consider closing its Wichita plant. No decisions have been made, but residents are worried because the company is still one of the city's largest private employers.

MF Global, a major derivatives broker, filed for bankruptcy last month. Thousands of people who traded with MF Global, many of them Kansas farmers and ranchers, now have millions of dollars in assets that are frozen.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is defending his discussions with St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley on whether the state should jointly operate some of the county's parks.

A Kansas City food bank hopes the Missouri-Kansas football rivalry will help drum up holiday donations.

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