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Trooper: Missouri man killed driving wrong way

(CONCORDIA, Mo., AP) — Missouri authorities say an elderly man has died in a two-car crash after driving the wrong way on the interstate. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 79-year-old…

Electric bills increasing for KCP&L customers

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Customers of Kansas City Power & Light Co. will be paying a little more each month for their electricity. The Missouri Public Service Commission says…

Missouri seeks to get more local food into schools

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks. The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced in a news…

UCM aviation, GoJet sign new partnership

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)- The University of Central Missouri and GoJet Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday on a professional pilot program. Under the terms of the agreement between GoJet and…

UCM airplane makes emergency landing

By LEAH WANKUM (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – A UCM student pilot and his instructor made a safe emergency landing Friday morning at Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport. The emergency landing…

2nd cop loses job over Ferguson protest threats

(GLENDALE, Mo., AP) — Another St. Louis area police officer is out of a job over threats to Ferguson shooting protesters found online. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (bit.ly/1zS9Va0) reports that Glendale…

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

By CAROLYN THOMPSON (BUFFALO, N.Y. AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try…

Lawyer criticizes Missouri child abuse proposal

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges…

Man escapes with Kansas City police cruiser

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A manhunt continued Wednesday morning for a northwest Missouri man suspected of overpowering a Kansas City police officer and stealing his patrol…

Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

By SEAN CARLIN (PHILADELPHIA, AP) — The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river…