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St. Louis trial highlights gender bias in pay 

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — From male-only corporate jets to guys’ golf outings and hunting trips, Francine Katz says her time in the Anheuser-Busch executive suite was…

Whale washes up in New Jersey, gets graffiti tag 

(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., AP) — A dead Minke whale that washed ashore in New Jersey suffered some further indignity: someone tagged it with graffiti. The whale, which was roughly 12…

New York City subway derails, injuring 4 seriously 

FRANK ELTMAN and JIM FITZGERALD (NEW YORK, AP) — A subway train carrying some 1,000 passengers shook and tilted before derailing in a Queens tunnel on Friday, injuring more than a…

Missouri House passes capital improvements plan

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri House has passed a budget plan for various projects around the state, including new college buildings and seed money for a possible Republican…

Bear cub bites students, creates rabies concerns

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Washington University students nipped by a bear cub will have to wait until the animal is euthanized and tested before learning if they’ll need rabies vaccinations.…

School officials respond to school threat

By ALYSSA CLIFTON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG)— The Warrensburg R-6 superintendent is confident that the district’s policy in securing school buildings is effective after receiving a school threat for the second…

Something to Eat campaign assembles food packages

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Christian Campus House, a student-focused Christian group at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, recently hosted the event Something to Eat, putting together nearly 4,000 packages…

UCM student named missouri student employee of the year

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.,) – A University of Central Missouri senior marketing major from Kansas City, Mo., was recognized as the Missouri Student Employee of the Year by the Midwest Student Employment Association…

Jury selection continues in Whitworth murder trial

(HARRISONVILLE, Mo., AP) — Jury selection continued late into the afternoon Tuesday in the murder trial of a 28-year-old Kansas City man accused of killing a central Missouri bar owner…

Missouri GOP lawmaker advances Medicaid expansion

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A renegade Republican has teamed up with minority party Democrats to deliver the first affirmative vote of the year for a plan to expand Medicaid…