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Missouri Senate hires Moy as communications director

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A former spokeswoman for various causes backed by conservative donor Rex Sinquefield has been hired as the communications director for the Missouri Senate. Anne Marie…

Man pleads guilty to trafficking in paddlefish caviar

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to illegally trafficking in paddlefish caviar. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Fedor Pakhnyuk of Hinsdale, Illinois, pleaded Thursday in Kansas…

Parking contractor withdraws bid

By ANDREA LOPEZ Features Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., Muleskinner) — The new UCM student parking lot project on the west side of campus near the new mixed-use facility named The Crossing…

Armed militia group’s return to Ferguson raises concern

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — The return of an armed militia group patrolling the streets of Ferguson drew criticism Tuesday from both protesters and the county police…

Commissioners appoint new hospital board member

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Johnson County commissioners recently appointed a replacement member for the Western Missouri Medical Center Board of Trustees. Liz Fatka, of Warrensburg, was appointed to replace Kit…

Missouri public defender director asks Nixon for $10 million

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The director of Missouri’s public defender system on Monday announced he’s asking Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for an additional $10 million this…

4th night of Ferguson protests brings confrontation, arrests

By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Police arrested nearly two dozen people in Ferguson during a protest that stretched into early Tuesday marking the anniversary of the…

Project aims to find way to keep trash out of Missouri River

(PIERRE, S.D., AP) — A group that promotes environmental protection and outdoor recreation is creating a pilot program in South Dakota to try to keep trash out of the Missouri…

Police: Man shot near Ferguson protest critically injured

By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — A man who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically…

State blames water seepage for southwest Missouri sinkhole

(BRANSON, Mo., AP) — Water seeping through a pond’s clay liner likely led to the massive sinkhole that developed in May at a Branson area golf course, according to a…