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State Fair seeks Missouri women for agriculture awards

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair is seeking entries from female agriculturalists interested in vying for the title of Missouri Woman in Agriculture. The title will be awarded in two age divisions,…

History buffs race to preserve dialect in MO

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (OLD MINES, Mo., AP) — A small circle of history researchers is racing to capture the last remnants of a little-known French dialect that endures in…

Illegal fireworks causing problems in KC

By ALLIE HINGA The Kansas City Star (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A firecracker you buy from a stand can legally have no more than 50 milligrams of flash powder.…

Detroit ‘Grand Bargain’ vote key to bankruptcy end

By COREY WILLIAMS (DETROIT, AP) — An effort by deep-pocketed philanthropists to save the bankrupt city of Detroit’s art treasures began with a chance meeting last year and nears a…

Congressmen play chess to raise awareness of game

By CONNOR RADNOVICH (WASHINGTON, AP) — It’s not every day that teenagers get to tell members of Congress how to think. But that’s what four young chess champions did Wednesday…

Effort to limit Missouri teacher tenure challenged

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A lawsuit brought Tuesday by public school teachers seeks to block a statewide vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would…

Picasso painting reveals hidden man

By BRETT ZONGKER (WASHINGTON, AP) — Scientists and art experts finally know what’s beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, “The Blue Room,” using advances in infrared imagery to reveal…

State Fair concert tickets go on sale

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Tickets to the Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand concerts, State Fair Arena events and Governor’s Ham Breakfast go on sale Monday through Ticketmaster. The Box Office is scheduled to…

Washington’s flag awaits museum’s 2016 opening

By KATHY MATHESON (PHILADELPHIA, AP) — Even as Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the nation’s official flag in 1777, another American banner was making history on Revolutionary War…

Some states roll back teacher tenure protections

By KIMBERLY HEFLING (WASHINGTON, AP) — Even before a judge’s scathing ruling against California’s teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been…