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Execution set in Kansas City abduction, killing

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court set a Feb. 26 execution date for a man who pleaded guilty in the 1989 abduction, rape and…

Mo. senators want investigation into propane price

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Rising propane prices led some Missouri senators to call for an investigation into why the typically abundant gas was running out and…

Mo. man pleads guilty in death of highway worker

(INDEPENDENCE, Mo., AP) — A suburban Kansas City man has pleaded guilty to the drunken driving death of a Missouri Department of Transportation worker on Interstate 70. KMBC-TV reports 36-year-old…

Former Sen. Bond now lobbying for Medicaid growth

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — As a Republican senator, Kit Bond voted against the federal health care overhaul. Now lobbying for a prominent business group, Bond…

WHS swim team wins quad-duel

By JAMIE EMBREY (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Warrensburg Tiger Swim Team celebrated Senior Night Tuesday with wins over Center, Smith-Cotton, and Grandview in a Quad-Duel. “It was a bittersweet moment…