Endangered pallid sturgeon larvae found in Missouri River

(BELLEVUE, Neb., AP) — Three fish larvae captured from the Missouri River last year have been confirmed as those of the endangered pallid sturgeon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday. The larvae were among hundreds of larval shovelnose sturgeon and paddlefish collected near Bellevue on May 30, 2014,…

Canoeists set new record in paddling from Kansas to Missouri

(ST. CHARLES, Mo., AP) — Two Texas men have set a new record in a race by canoeing the Missouri River from Kansas City, Kansas, to St. Charles, Missouri, in 34 hours and 34 minutes. Phil Bowden and Chris Issendorf rowed their way across the finish line on…

Kansas City starts safety campaign for streetcars

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Although streetcars won’t start operating in Kansas City until next year, the city is already considering a campaign to teach the public how to avoid getting hit by a streetcar. The Streetcar Authority board on Thursday discussed the Respect the Rail campaign, which…

Company asks Missouri to rethink multistate power line

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Houston-based company is asking Missouri utility regulators to reconsider their rejection of…

Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest

By TERRENCE PETTY and DAN JOLING (PORTLAND, Ore., AP) — Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare…

Voter ID laws focus of Kansas civil rights committee

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas division of a federal civil rights commission will investigate whether voter…

US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

By MICHAEL TARM (CHICAGO, AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog…

Missouri State Fair to get $4 million for repairs, upgrades

(SEDALIA, Mo., AP) — Nearly $4 million in improvements are set to be made to the Missouri State…

Hope for miracle dims but search goes on for missing boys

By MATT SEDENSKY (TEQUESTA, Fla., AP) — Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one…

Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center

By KATE BRUMBACK (ATLANTA, AP) — Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer…

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