Asphalt project to temporarily limit U.S. 50 access

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The on-ramps and off-ramps to U.S. 50 will temporarily close later this month as road crews apply an asphalt surface seal coating, according to a city news release. The Maguire Street project is scheduled to begin Monday, July 27, on the north side of the U.S. 50…

Obama heads to Pentagon for meetings on Islamic State

(WASHINGTON, AP) — President Barack Obama is making a rare visit to the Pentagon to get an update from military leaders on the campaign against the Islamic State. Obama’s meetings follow a wave of weekend airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition in eastern Syria. The coalition says it was…

Missouri plans for Vicksburg monument fixes raises questions

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Lawmakers have set aside $375,000 to repair a monument to Missouri’s Civil War troops at the Vicksburg National Military Park. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/1M4vKKN) that the state is seeking to fix the stone and bronze monument before the 100th anniversary of its October…

Amtrak’s future in Kansas hinges on satisfying mandate

(NEWTON, Kan., AP) — Kansas could lose its Amtrak service unless funding is found to satisfy a federal…

South Carolina lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

By JEFFREY COLLINS (COLUMBIA, S.C., AP) — While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina…

2 swept away in floodwater, later found dead identified

(HEMATITE, Mo., AP) — Authorities have identified two women who died after being swept away in floodwater in…

Solar-powered plane due to land in Hawaii after 5-day flight

By AUDREY McAVOY (HONOLULU, AP) — An airplane powered by the sun is scheduled to land in Hawaii…

Officials to begin lifting evacuation after train derailment

By STEVE MEGARGEE and JOHNNY CLARK (MARYVILLE, Tenn., AP) — Preparations began Friday to allow thousands of eastern Tennessee…

Police: Bomb found in car during Springfield traffic stop

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Police say a 42-year-old Springfield man has been charged after an improvised explosive device…

Storms rake Missouri; possible tornadoes near Kansas City

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Another night of strong storms and torrential rain swept across Missouri,…

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