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Jury: Neither Royals, man hurt by flying hot dog at fault

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Neither the Kansas City Royals nor a man who was struck in the eye with a foil-wrapped hot dog in 2009 were…

Missouri scrap metal businesswoman sentenced for tax evasion

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The owner of a Kansas City scrap metal business has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison without parole for tax evasion. Federal prosecutors…

Jurors hear testimony in civil case against Royals, mascot

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Jurors are hearing testimony in a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals by a Kansas man who was struck in the eye by a foil-wrapped…

Vast data warehouse raises HealthCare.gov privacy concerns

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR (WASHINGTON, AP) — A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have…

OPM official: Agency has history of problems with security

By KEN DILANIAN (WASHINGTON, AP) — An Office of Personnel Management investigative official is conceding the agency entrusted with millions of personnel records has a history of failing to meet…

City says explosive device caused Neosho plant explosion

(NEOSHO, Mo., AP) — City officials say an explosive device caused a blast at a recycling facility in southwest Missouri city that killed one person and injured another in what’s…

Springfield manufacturer cited after worker’s death at plant

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — The federal government has cited a Springfield-based manufacturer after a worker at the company plant died in January. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Monday…

OSHA cites Ford, construction company in Kansas City death

(CLAYCOMO, Mo., AP) — A federal agency has cited Ford Motor Co. and a Kansas City company for violations after the death of a 52-year-old contractor crushed by a piece…

Felony charges for man accused of stealing tourism brochures

(MIDWAY, Utah, AP) — A Utah man who once ran for Congress in Missouri may have committed commercial terrorism when he repeatedly stole and disposed of a rival tourism business’s…

Kauffman Foundation names new CEO

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has named a longtime foundation employee as its president and chief executive officer. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1HnBXSr) that…