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Missouri State Fair celebrates farm families

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair will celebrate Missouri farmers with a new exhibit, “Thank a Farmer for the Harvest.” The exhibit will be on display Aug. 7-17 in front of…

Chiefs’ Murray says bro, ‘Bachelorette’ very happy

By DAVE SKRETTA (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — Chiefs rookie Aaron Murray was tied up in meetings Monday night, at the same time millions of people were tuning into ABC…

Obama eats ribs with 4 KC letter writers

By NEDRA PICKLER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of…

Obama dining with 4 Kansas City letter writers

By NEDRA PICKLER (WASHINGTON, AP) — President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining…

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

By JOAN LOWY (WASHINGTON, AP) — University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research. In a letter…

St. Louis circus awaits return from Israel

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The temporary suspension of U.S. flights to Israel amid fighting in the Gaza Strip is delaying the return of a St. Louis youth acrobatic troupe. KWMU-FM…

Women agriculturalists recognized at State Fair

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The 2014 Missouri State Fair recently selected two female agriculturalists in an annual contest sponsored by Monsanto. Tammy Bartholomew of Archie earned the title of Missouri Woman in Agriculture, and Ashlyn…

Fixing president’s home could cost $2M

By LEAH WANKUM (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Restoring Selmo Park to its former glory could cost the university at least $2 million, according to an engineering assessment of the university…

State Fair equine competitions start Thursday

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair 4-H and FFA Horse Show begins Thursday, followed by the Society Horse Show Tuesday, July 29. Both events are part of the 2014 State Fair…

Players from across the state bond at All Star camp

By ALEX AGUEROS (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Walton Stadium hosted the 2014 Lions Club All-Star Game Saturday, where a week-long camp for some of Missouri’s finest high school football players…