Animal health effort in Kansas and Missouri notes 10 years

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Animal Health Corridor that stretches 300 miles in Kansas and Missouri has attracted more than 300 companies in 10 years to do research and develop animal health products, supporters said. Nearly 1,000 people are expected to gather in Kansas City for an…

Dilapidated, toxic carburetor plant coming down in St. Louis

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Demolition at the dilapidated and toxic Carter Carburetor plant in north St. Louis is finally beginning, under the watchful eye of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Contractors were starting the process Monday of taking down the massive brick plant that was once produced carburetors…

Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

By RICK CALLAHAN (INDIANAPOLIS, AP) — Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography in a case that destroyed his career at the sandwich-shop chain and could send him to prison for…

Lobster population is shifting north; ocean warming blamed

By PATRICK WHITTLE (PORTLAND, Maine, AP) — The lobster population has crashed to the lowest levels on record…

NBC officially fires Trump from ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., AP) — NBC entertainment chairman, Bob Greenblatt, had two words Thursday on whether Republican presidential…

Art that counts at KC Comic Con

Art that counts at KC Comic Con

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (KANSAS CITY, Mo., digitalBURG) — At 7 years old, Brandi Miller was already…

University’s new mixed-use facility opens

University’s new mixed-use facility opens

UCM President Chuck Ambrose addresses a crowd that gathered Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Crossing –…

Black & Veatch plans worldwide celebration of anniversary

(OVERLAND PARK, Kan., AP) — Black & Veatch, a global engineering, consulting and construction company based in Overland…

Historic Mississippi River showboat heads to scrap heap

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A grounded Mississippi River showboat that has sat idle as preservationists attempted to save…

StoryCorps turning Thanksgiving into an oral history holiday

By DAVID DISHNEAU (Associated Press) — As students head back to school, here comes a big homework assignment:…

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