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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 it from the scrap heap appears to have taken its last voyage.…

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: StoryCorps wants tens of thousands of teenagers across America to interview a…

Sludge from Colorado mine spill heads down river to NM

By KRISTEN WYATT (DENVER, AP) — A plume of orange-ish muck from a million-gallon mine waste spill in Colorado was headed down river to New Mexico, prompting communities along the…

Students in bind after Missouri Tech suddenly closes

(ST. CHARLES, Mo., AP) — Missouri Tech students are now without a school after it abruptly closed its doors in St. Charles without warning. The school closed Saturday and its…

Saint Louis U. lowers tuition for first responders

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Saint Louis University will offer a reduced tuition rate for first responders seeking to pursue bachelor’s degrees or certificates in the university’s School of Professional Studies.…

Man throws away, recovers lottery tickets worth $10,000

(ROME, Ga., AP) — A north Georgia man has recovered $10,000 worth of lottery tickets he had thrown away in the trash. Multiple media outlets report that Cedric Jackson on…

Missouri senator accused by interns leaves credit union job

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri state senator has left his credit union job following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward Capitol interns. KCTV reports (http://bit.ly/1Do6cZo) that…

Proceeds from 100 rifles to go to sick Kansas girl

(WICHITA, Mo., AP) — A gun manufacturer is donating the proceeds from 100 .22 rifles to raise money to help a southeastern Kansas girl with pulmonary hypertension pay for expenses…

July survey suggests economic slowdown ahead for Midwest

(OMAHA, Neb., AP) — A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A…

Warrensburg Collision named Business of the Year

Warrensburg Collision named Business of the Year

The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce recently named Warrensburg Collision as Business of the Year. Warrensburg Collision staff members accepted the award at the Chamber’s annual social on July 29. The award…