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Oral arguments to begin in same-sex ban lawsuit

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Kansas City judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments Thursday in a case challenging Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages performed…

City is changing its sewer billing system

By AMBER WARD (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The city is moving forward with bringing sewer billing back in-house. The City Council met for a study session Monday at the Municipal Center…

Teen goes home after near-death Taser experience

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A 17-year-old Missouri boy who nearly died after being shocked with a Taser during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital where he…

Tension marks Missouri education goals rewrite

By SUMMER BALLENTINE and DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — An effort to rewrite Missouri’s educational standards got off to a tense and sometimes confrontational start Monday as parents…

Eight suspects held in connection to robberies

By the Muleskinner Staff Warrensburg Police took eight suspects into custody in connection to two armed robberies early Wednesday morning. Chief Bruce Howey said two armed robberies occurred shortly after…

No injuries reported in campus shooting

By the Muleskinner Staff Police have not released names of any suspects in connection to a shooting outside South Yeater Hall Saturday. The shooting was reported at 11:34 p.m. Saturday…

Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007. The Port Authority of Kansas City said Tuesday it is partnering…

Missouri lawmakers target $61M in veto overrides

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Republicans and Democrats are joining together as the House is voting to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of millions of dollars of spending. The House…

Missouri Republicans push for gun bill victory

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on guns, as lawmakers approach a Wednesday vote that could overturn his…

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…