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Christmas Store needs contributions

The Christmas Store is in need of contributions. The program is in its 39th year and has provided local needy families with a special holiday meal. Last year it served…

Downtown gets spooky for trick or treat

Downtown gets spooky for trick or treat

By NICOLE COOKE and NINA GARCIA (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Downtown Warrensburg was looking a little spooky Wednesday night as witches, superheroes, villains and monsters roamed the streets looking for…

Long lines, rising tempers seen at gas stations

By EILEEN AJ CONNELLY and MEGHAN BARR (NEW YORK, AP) — Motorists increasingly desperate for a fill-up fumed in long lines at gas stations and screamed at each other Friday…

Mo. utility ‘cold weather’ rule takes effect

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — November’s arrival means Missouri’s “cold weather rule” is in effect, protecting many residents from having their heat cut off when it’s freezing outside. The rule…

MU holding summit on textile products labeling

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A former Federal Trade Commission chairman heads the lineup of a weekend University of Missouri summit on textile and apparel production. The 2012 Textile Products Labeling…

Kansas City restricts protests at funerals

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Council has voted to restrict protests at funerals within city limits. The council on Thursday adopted an ordinance that requires protesters to…

Norv’s Bolts beat staggering Chiefs 31-13

By BERNIE WILSON (SAN DIEGO, AP) — Norv Turner is off the hot seat, at least for 10 days. Romeo Crennel is perched squarely on it. Antonio Gates caught a…

Still no decision on funding for Mo. nuke reactor

(FULTON, Mo., AP) — Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse still want to build a first-of-its kind mini nuclear reactor next to Ameren’s mid-Missouri plant in Callaway County. But a key piece…

Merck agrees to $220M settlement of Mo. Vioxx suit

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. could pay up to $220 million in the settlement of a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of Missouri consumers of…

UCM Gallery of Art and Design presents “Color Country”

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.,) – A study in color is the theme of a new exhibit featuring three professional artists scheduled to open Nov. 8 at the University of Central Missouri Gallery…