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Mo. House endorses propane price investigation

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri House is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the high price of propane. The resolution endorsed Thursday was adopted by a voice…

KC arts leader to be nominated for NEA

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The chairman of Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts says President Obama chose wisely in selecting the center’s president to lead the National…

Company plans $30M expansion in KC with 230 jobs

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A New Jersey-based life sciences company is planning a $30 million expansion in Kansas City and the addition of 230 jobs in the next five…

Mo. House OKs bill targeting synthetic drugs

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri lawmakers renewed efforts to keep pace with an evolving market of synthetic drugs, giving first-round approval Tuesday to legislation taking aim at several additional…

ACLU to challenge Missouri gay marriage rules

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union plans to file suit challenging Missouri’s treatment of same-sex marriages, an ACLU spokeswoman said Tuesday. ACLU’s Diane Balogh…

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

By MARTHA MENDOZA (SAN FRANCISCO, AP) — Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to…

More Mo. students to get aid applying for college

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — More Missouri students could get personal help with filing out college applications this fall. The Coordinating Board for Higher Education has announced an expansion of…

Union Station in KC to recreate King Tut’s tomb

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Union Station in Kansas City will be turned into Egypt this summer, where visitors will be able to re-create the discovery of King Tut’s tomb.…

Shots fired near Mo. elementary school

(GLADSTONE, Mo., AP) — Students at a suburban Kansas City elementary school have been reunited with their parents after gunshots fired from a nearby home prompted a lockdown at their…

Union submits plan for struggling Mo. districts

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A teachers’ union is suggesting a plan for Missouri education officials considering how to address struggling school districts. Missouri chapters of the American Federation of…