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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…

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…

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…