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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 execution in the last year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment…

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 over laws prohibiting secretly filmed documentation of animal abuse is moving from…

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 Obama administration won’t rest until major problems at the Veterans Affairs Department…

Springfield votes to allow urban beekeeping

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — More Springfield residents will be able to become beekeepers inside city limits. The City Council voted Monday to approve changes in city ordinances to allow urban…

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 the Kansas City International Airport. The body was found Monday afternoon during…

Cleanup of lead at Missouri park nearing an end

(PARK HILL, Mo., AP) — A three-year cleanup project is nearing an end at a popular Missouri state park that is on the site of a shuttered lead mine. The…

American Jews, other ‘lone soldiers’ serve Israel

By JULIE WATSON (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have…

Improvements underway at Sedalia Regional Airport

(SEDALIA, Mo., AP) — Officials at the Sedalia Regional Airport are hoping improvements to the main runway will eventually lead to more traffic at the airport. Construction on the airport’s…

Racing cycles and cars block interstate traffic

(PLATTE CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says more than 40 motorcycles and racing cars held up traffic while performing stunts on Interstate 435 in northwest Missouri.…

Springfield utility getting energy from solar farm

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — City Utilities in Springfield has begun receiving some power from a solar farm in Greene County. The utility’s spokesman, Joel Alexander, says the solar farm northeast…