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Officials: 1.8M pounds of ground beef recalled

(DETROIT, AP) — Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with…

Renewable energy under fire in Kansas, across US

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — State government mandates requiring utilities to buy a portion of their power from renewable resources are coming under fire across the country, including in Kansas,…

AT&T aims for TV’s future with $48.5B DirecTV deal

By RYAN NAKASHIMA (LOS ANGELES, AP) — Priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video, AT&T Inc. said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or…

Mable Pearl Jones

Mable Pearl Jones, 72, of Chilhowee, Mo., died Friday, May 16, at Ridge Crest Nursing Center in Warrensburg, Mo. Following cremation, there will be a memorial service at the family residence in Chilhowee. She was born in Lee’s…

Jackie Lee Jordan

Jackie Lee Jordan, 58, of Holden, Mo., died Wednesday, May 14, at St. Luke’’s East Hospital in Lee’’s Summit.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19,…

Grant helps boost local companies

By SARA LAWSON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Three local businesses are getting some help from the United States Department of Agriculture. A grant, through USDA Rural Development, has been awarded…

Jerry D. Inman

Jerry D. Inman, 79, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Saturday, May 17, at the Warrensburg Veterans Home. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Williams Funeral Chapel in…