Home » Archives by category » Arts & Events (Page 3)

Ailing ‘Ghostbusters’ artist gives bird to cancer

By JOHN ROGERS (LOS ANGELES, AP) — Michael Gross never planned on joining the front lines of the fight against cancer. The guy who once put a terrified-looking dog on…

5 things to know about Missouri primary election

The Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Tuesday is primary day in Missouri, and while local legislative races abound across the state, there’s only one statewide office up for…

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…