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Racial identity of activist questioned but does it matter?

By SCOTT STROUD and PHILLIP LUCAS (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the “Black Lives Matter” movement have stirred controversy and drawn a blistering…

New Muslim center expected to open in Columbia next summer

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A new Muslim school and community center is expected to open by June 2016 in Columbia. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1V0D1jW) the 14,000-square-foot building will…

Trial underway for man accused of killing 3 at Jewish sites

(OLATHE, Kan., AP) — A trial is underway for a Missouri white supremacist accused of killing three people last year at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. Frazier Glenn…

Mold found in Fraternity Complex

by Steven Spears News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Students looking forward to living in the Fraternity Complex this semester will have to wait a few weeks. The university hired…

Charges filed after crash near elementary school

Charges filed after crash near elementary school

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — A Warrensburg man faces two felony charges after fleeing an accident Tuesday near Maple Grove Elementary School and Warrensburg High School.…

Missouri Supreme Court rules on traffic-camera challenges

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that there are constitutional or legal issues with three cities’ traffic-camera ordinances, a move that has…

St. Louis judges plan sculpture to honor slaves

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Judges in St. Louis are seeking a sculpture to honor the roughly 400 slaves who petitioned Missouri courts for freedom in the 1800s. The St. Louis…

Suspect dies after jumping from police car

(OVERLAND, Mo., AP) — An investigation is under way after a suspect jumped from a suburban St. Louis police car onto an interstate highway and died the next day from…

Apache pilot among 1st Army women to graduate Ranger School

By RUSS BYNUM (SAVANNAH, Ga., AP) — A 25-year-old officer from Texas who flies Apache attack helicopters is one of the first women to complete the Army’s grueling Ranger School,…

WPD arrest armed man near schools

WPD arrest armed man near schools

by Leah Wankum Managing Editor An unidentified armed man was arrested Tuesday after fleeing an accident in the area near two local schools, according to the Warrensburg Police Department. Tim Lowry, acting police chief,…