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Mo. House panel endorses Sunday motorcycle sales

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missourians could buy motorcycles on Sunday under legislation endorsed by a state House panel. Many states have repealed bans on selling retail on Sunday, but…

Jackson County plans for commuter rail gets boost

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Jackson County’s deal with a railroad to buy an important rail corridor will be a big boost to its plan to build a commuter rail…

Boeing machinists sign new labor deal

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Boeing machinists who help build fighter jets in St. Louis and two other locations have agreed to a new labor deal. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (bit.ly/1phin02)…

Keystone pipeline faces new obstacle in Nebraska

By GRANT SCHULTE (LINCOLN, Neb., AP) — Just as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from…

WMMC recognized as high-performing hospital

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Western Missouri Medical Center was one of 10 Missouri hospitals recognized by the Missouri Hospital Engagement Network as a High-Performing Hospital. High performance areas, with more than…

Mo. House endorses propane price investigation

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri House is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the high price of propane. The resolution endorsed Thursday was adopted by a voice…

New burrito joint in the Burg

New burrito joint in the Burg

By MITCHELL BROWN (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The door opens, and the sound of Jerry Cantrell’s power chords cuts through the air as Alice in Chain’s “Man in the Box”…

KC business leaders support airport changes

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City International Airport has become increasingly outdated and gives visitors a mediocre first impression of the city, according to area business leaders. “As one…

UCM and American Eagle Airlines announce partnership

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The University of Central Missouri and American Eagle Airlines announced a partnership Monday that will benefit UCM’s aviation program and its students as it provides American Eagle…

Horse slaughter blocked by federal law

By BARRY MASSEY (SANTA FE, N.M., AP) — The resumption of commercial horse slaughter in the U.S. was blocked Friday as President Barack Obama signed a budget measure that withholds…