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Nixon names new student member of UCM board

Nixon names new student member of UCM board

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Elizabeth Wood of Adrian, Missouri, as the student representative of the University of Central Missouri board of governors. Wood graduated from Adrian High School in May 2011, and is currently a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in communication…

Obama to visit Kansas City next week

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The White House has announced President Barack Obama will be in Missouri next week to deliver a speech on the economy. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1wXvUe2) reports the president will arrive in Kansas City on July 29, spend the night and deliver his…

Missouri sheriff resigns after inmate allegations

(LANCASTER, Mo., AP) — A rural northern Missouri sheriff is resigning after being accused of taking inmates to bars and having them work at his home. KTVO-TV reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/Wz5KU2) that Schuyler County Sheriff Josh Dole has submitted a resignation letter to Gov. Jay Nixon. The letter says…

Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

(LOUISIANA, Mo., AP) — A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana,…

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

By IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV (GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip, AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday…

First Amendment fight won’t stop Arizona execution

(FLORENCE, Ariz., AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third…

2 farm laws facing federal court challenges

By DAVID PITT (DES MOINES, Iowa, AP) — The years-long fight between farm organizations and animal rights activists…

Biden: US won’t rest until VA problems fixed

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told veterans gathered in St. Louis on Monday that the…

Springfield votes to allow urban beekeeping

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — More Springfield residents will be able to become beekeepers inside city limits. The City…

Body found in fountain at Kansas City airport

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Police are investigating how an adult’s body ended up in a pond near…

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