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Groomers dazzling up dogs with bling, bows

By SUE MANNING (LOS ANGELES, AP) — Sugarplum went into the salon as a reddish-blonde dachshund mix and came out with pink and green ears, a rainbow tail and a…

Sinquefield gives $1M to Mo. political efforts

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s most prolific political financier has made more than $1 million in year-end donations to some of his favorite causes. Online state campaign finance reports…

Friends of slain MU student start scholarship fund

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Friends of a slain University of Missouri-Columbia student have raised more than $5,000 to help his family and create a scholarship fund. The Columbia Missourian (http://bit.ly/1bzq3jQ)…

Economic survey suggests optimism for Midwest

(OMAHA, Neb., AP) — A monthly economic report suggests supply managers surveyed in nine Midwestern and Plains states are optimistic about the regional economy over the next six months. The…

Mo. man tells judge he wants to go back to prison

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — A St. Joseph man told a judge he intended to get caught and go to prison when he tried to rob a convenience store but…

Widow of Charlie Spoonhour starts scholarship fund

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — The widow of former men’s basketball coach Charlie Spoonhour has established a scholarship fund in his honor at Missouri State University. Spoonhour was head coach at…

Health overhaul benefits take effect with new year

By JULIET WILLIAMS (SACRAMENTO, Calif., AP) — After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek…

Lowell “Bud” Love

Lowell “Bud” Love, 90, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 1 at Country Club Care Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at Williams Funeral Chapel in…