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Chiefs’ Murray says bro, ‘Bachelorette’ very happy

By DAVE SKRETTA (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — Chiefs rookie Aaron Murray was tied up in meetings Monday night, at the same time millions of people were tuning into ABC…

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

By KIMBERLY HEFLING (WASHINGTON, AP) — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators. Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.,…

Youth soccer coach admits videotaping young girls

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A suburban Kansas City youth soccer coach has pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping young girls while they changed their clothes in his daughter’s bedroom. The…

Police investigate Missouri mayor in cycling crash

(SUNSET HILLS, Mo., AP) — Police in a St. Louis-area city are investigating contradictory reports from their mayor and a bicyclist who says the elected official caused him to crash.…

Kansas City groups get $120K for Middle Blue River

(LENEXA, Kan., AP) — Two Kansas City nonprofits are getting a total of about $120,000 in federal funds to improve areas around the Middle Blue River. The regional office of…

Program provides apartments for homeless vets

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A new program in St. Louis places homeless veterans into furnished apartments, an effort to both get them off the street and help them turn their…

Western Missouri Medical Center plans to open Advanced Wound Center

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Western Missouri Medical Center’s new Advanced Wound Center will begin accepting appointments on Monday, according to a news release. The hospital has partnered with Accelecare Wound Centers…

Charles Leslie Gribbell

Charles Leslie Gribbell, 81, of Holden, Missouri, died at his home on Tuesday, July 29. He was born Oct. 2, 1932, in Sharon Center, Iowa, the son of Frederick and…

Obama eats ribs with 4 KC letter writers

By NEDRA PICKLER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of…

Obama prods Congress to fix corporate loopholes

By NEDRA PICKLER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — President Barack Obama is prodding Congress to close corporate tax loopholes and take other action before going on summer break this week…

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