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Restrictions on campaign investments pass Missouri House

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A bill nearing a final vote in the Missouri Legislature would restrict how political campaign committees invest their funds and limit what happens to the money after…

Missouri House advances medical marijuana bill

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Legislation that would legalize medical marijuana cultivation with tight restrictions on who could use the drug has won initial approval in the Missouri House. The House adopted…

Religious-objections supporters rally in Missouri Capitol

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — About 200 people rallied Tuesday in the Missouri Capitol in support of a proposed constitutional amendment to protect some businesses that cite…

Tornado damages barn in central Missouri

(LADDONIA, Mo., AP) — A tornado has caused minimal damage near the central Missouri community of Laddonia. KMIZ-TV (http://bit.ly/1Qmw7QK ) reports that the tornado touched down Tuesday night. Audrain County Emergency Management…

Missouri inmate charged in death of fellow inmate

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri prison inmate has been indicted in the killing of a fellow inmate. Forty-two-year-old David Young was charged Tuesday in Cole County with one count each…

MU graduate students vote to unionize

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — University of Missouri graduate student workers have overwhelmingly voted to unionize. The Columbia Missourian (http://bit.ly/1VEnpoV) reports about 84 percent of the 795 graduate students who voted were in…

Shiloh Baptist reports vandalism

Shiloh Baptist reports vandalism

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Someone took a rock from the garden in front of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church early Tuesday morning and used it to shatter the church’s…

Man admits shooting that killed Kansas education lawyer

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Kansas City man has admitted firing a shot that killed a Kansas education official who was not the intended victim. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Calah D. Johnson…

Butterfly sculptures to mark anniversary of Joplin tornado

(JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — Nearly two dozen butterfly sculptures will be on display throughout Joplin by next month in order to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the May 2011 tornado. The Joplin…

Discrimination suit against entertainment district dismissed

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming the Kansas City Power & Light entertainment district discriminated against black patrons. Glen Cusimano accused the district’s developer, Cordish Cos.,…