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Top Of The Morning News: April 12, 2013

brains the head

Missouri Senators grill the heads of the state Department of Public Safety and the Highway Patrol over the release of a concealed-carry list.  Kansas City council endorses a plan for an airport redesign.

Missouri Senators Grill Public Safety Officials Over Releasing Conceal-Carry List

Budget writers in the Missouri Senate turned their attention Thursday to the Highway Patrol and the Department of Public Safety as they continue to question why the state’s list of conceal-carry weapons holders was given to the federal government.  Read more here.

Kansas City Council Endorses Single Terminal Airport Plan

The Kansas City city council has voted to move ahead with laying plans for a single-terminal concept for KCI Airport.  Although, that it doesn't guarantee that a new terminal will be built.  Learn more here.

Missouri Attorney General Won’t Appeal Contraceptive Ruling

Despite the urging of a top state lawmaker and some Catholic groups, Missouri’s Attorney General will not appeal a recent court ruling, which struck down a state law that would have required insurance companies to exclude birth control coverage if employers had religious, ethical or moral objections.  Find out more here.

Medicare Competitive Bidding Program Expands

A competitive bidding program aimed at helping Medicare avoid overpaying for products like scooters, diabetic testing supplies, and oxygen tanks is being expanded to 91 communities nationwide, including Wichita.  Learn more here.

‘42’ Screened in Kansas City

As a benefit for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Kansas City Sports Commission, the movie "42" was shown on Thursday night at the AMC theaters on Barry Road.  The chilly temperatures didn't stop those who gathered near the red carpet to get a glimpse of an A-list actor.  Listen to the story here.

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