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Church raffles AR-15 rifles to increase membership

(JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — A southwest Missouri church that drew attention two years ago with billboards encouraging married couples to have more sex is at it again, raffling off two…

Missouri legislation would allow assistant doctors

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Medical school graduates could start seeing patients sooner under legislation that is intended to address doctor shortages in parts of Missouri. The bill pending before Gov.…

Man, grandson prepare for Missouri River Race

(CONCORDIA, Mo., AP) — A 71-year-old northwest Missouri man and his grandson plan to tackle year’s Missouri American Water race with a homemade canoe. Ken Wodrich built the canoe they’ll…

MU planning teacher and learning center

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The University of Missouri is in the beginning stages of planning a new center to help faculty improve their teaching practices and use of technology. The…

Amtrak train hits vehicle on tracks, killing 3

(MANSFIELD, Mass., AP) — Authorities say an Amtrak train hit a vehicle that was apparently driving on train tracks late Sunday in Massachusetts, killing three people. Authorities had previously said…

Illegal fireworks causing problems in KC

By ALLIE HINGA The Kansas City Star (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A firecracker you buy from a stand can legally have no more than 50 milligrams of flash powder.…

WHS students honored for academic excellence

WHS students honored for academic excellence

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — A total of 150 Warrensburg High School students were recently recognized during the Warrensburg Schools Foundation’s 26th annual Academic Excellence Awards Banquet for reaching the top 15 percent of their graduating class.…

T. Don Beasley Jr.

T. Don Beasley Jr., 70, of Belton, Missouri, formerly of Adrian, died Friday, June 20, at Beautiful Savior Nursing Home in Belton. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June…

Ed “Hawkeye” Bentley

Ed “Hawkeye” Bentley, 79 of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Friday, June 20, at his residence. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg with…