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Health groups urge veto of e-cigarette bill

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Health advocacy groups are urging Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to veto legislation that would exempt electronic cigarettes from some tobacco sales restrictions while barring people younger…

State files violation notice against Tyson Foods

(MONETT, Mo., AP) — The state has filed a notice of violation against Tyson Foods after a chemical spill killed fish and caused Monett’s wastewater treatment plant to fail last…

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

By ERIK SCHELZIG (NASHVILLE, Tenn., AP) — To many, Tennessee means whiskey. But inside the state, the question is: What does Tennessee whiskey mean? A battle between two worldwide liquor…

Prodding Congress, Obama acts to ease student debt

By JOSH LEDERMAN (WASHINGTON, AP) — Up to 5 million Americans struggling to make their monthly student loan payments could find relief under a program President Barack Obama expanded Monday,…

FAA OKs commercial drone flights over land

By JOAN LOWY (WASHINGTON, AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over land, the latest effort by the agency…

Care Connection hires public information coordinator

Care Connection hires public information coordinator

Care Connection for Aging Services has hired a public information coordinator. Kaye Fair worked as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers and a news service for 18 years, most…

Vet pharmacy firm plans US headquarters in KC

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — An Australian animal health company plans to establish its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City. Jurox makes veterinary pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter products, which it sells in…

Panera swears off artificial ingredients

By CANDICE CHOI (NEW YORK, AP) — Panera says it will remove artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives from its food by 2016, a reflection of the growing distaste people…

Seattle raises minimum wage; will others follow?

By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP (SEATTLE, AP) — Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close…

Midwest economic index hits another 3-year high

(OMAHA, Neb., AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up to hit another three-year high, suggesting more economic growth over the next three…