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Kansas, Missouri join in annual bird count

By ANDRA BRYAN STEFANONI The Joplin Globe (JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — A once-popular Christmas tradition of killing birds for sport has evolved into a Christmas tradition in which tens of…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press The Kansas City Star, Dec. 15 Meaningful ethics reform is needed in Missouri Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon stood alongside lawmakers from both political parties last week and…

Police action against homeless couple prompts suit

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing a small southeast Missouri town because police allegedly threatened to arrest a homeless couple for holding…

Mo. company prepares to process horse meat

(GALLATIN, Mo., AP) — A small northwest Missouri company has been preparing to slaughter horses for meat after a federal appeals court lifted an emergency stay on U.S. horse slaughter…

Mo. unemployment rate falls; 15,000 jobs added

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s unemployment rate declined in November while payrolls expanded by 15,000 jobs. The Missouri Department of Economic Development reported Tuesday the jobless rate fell to…

Royals introduce new 2B Omar Infante at Kauffman

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Omar Infante walked past the visiting clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, where he dressed so many times as a member of the Detroit…

Frances Louise Zvacek Shore Baldwin

Frances Louise Zvacek Shore Baldwin, 93, of Holden, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 15 at home. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in…

WMS raises funds for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

WMS raises funds for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Aaron Thomas Lerda

Aaron Thomas Lerda, 31, of Holden, Mo., was found dead at his home on Monday, Dec. 16. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at Forward…

Mules hit century mark in win over Culver-Stockton

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Central Missouri Mules shot 60 percent from the field and topped the century mark for the first time this season in a 106-74 win over Culver-Stockton…