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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…

Filmmakers speak out on train crash

By RUSS BYNUM (SAVANNAH, Ga., AP) — Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her…

Should online accounts die when you die?

By ANNE FLAHERTY (WASHINGTON, AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a…

UCM art gallery hosts Gallery Kids workshop

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Children can view and create their own art Thursday when the Gallery of Art and Design and the Art Education program at the University of Central Missouri…

Nixon endorses school standards measure

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A lawmaker-led effort challenging national education standards that evolved into a softer approach to revise Missouri’s student achievement goals has won the last-minute backing of…

Recent shootings heap new attention on Ozarks

By DONALD BRADLEY The Kansas City Star (AVA, Mo., AP) — A pistol hanging from his belt, Greg Shoults took a seat on the deck outside the busy restaurant. He…