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Concert lineups announced for Missouri State Fair

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair officials recently announced the entertainment lineup at the Pepsi Grandstand. The concerts include performances by Jake Owen, Sara Evans, Joan Jett and…

Dozens hurt when school bus flips in Missouri

(EWING, Mo., AP) — Nearly two dozen students were injured after their school bus overturned along a rural road northeast Missouri. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the bus rolled into…

Ex-president of Missouri bank sentenced for fraud

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — A former president of a southwest Missouri bank is going to prison for defrauding the institution of $413,000 in less than one year. The U.S. Attorney’s…

Mo. man out on bond arrested at the border

(PARK HILLS, Mo., AP) — A Missouri man is in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol after allegedly illegally crossing into Mexico while out of jail on bond. The…

Kansas City faces discrimination lawsuits

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City has settled four discrimination lawsuits filed by former part-time municipal prosecutors at a cost of more than $1 million since last July, and…

Joplin lawyer admits $586,000 theft from clients

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — A southwest Missouri attorney faces up to 33 years in federal prison after admitting he stole more than $586,000 from clients of his Joplin legal practice.…

House Democrat proposes end to gay marriage ban

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri House Democrat has introduced legislation that would repeal the state’s ban on gay marriage. Mike Colona, a House member from St. Louis who…

Missouri bill increases fines for failure to yield

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A bill passed by the Missouri Senate would impose tougher penalties on drivers who run stop signs, if they cause crashes resulting in injury or…

US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children

By MIKE STOBBE, Medical Writer (NEW YORK, AP) — The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two…

Officials suspect fire that destroyed home was intentionally set

By ELYN HIRNI Muleskinner Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Foul play is suspected in the fire that destroyed the home of three UCM students last week. “Based on the evidence found…