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Mary L. Roach

Mary L. Roach

Mary L. Roach, 92, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Sunday, June 29, at the Fountains at Greenbriar in Independence, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3, at…

Birth control ruling sparks political clash

By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS (WASHINGTON, AP) — Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country’s new…

Twins shut down by Royals in 6-1 loss

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI (MINNEAPOLIS, AP) — An exasperated Ron Gardenhire lamented another game of missed chances for the Twins. What’s looking like another mid-summer swoon is wearing on Minnesota and…

Saint Louis Zoo joins honeybee health effort

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The Saint Louis Zoo is joining a national coalition of commercial agriculture producers, conservation groups and seed companies working to address the dramatic recent decline of…

Missouri offers truce in Kansas business battle

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri is offering a truce to Kansas in their ongoing battle to lure businesses across the state line with lucrative tax breaks. Gov. Jay Nixon…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 27 Holy chutzpah: St. Louis takes on gay marriage ban: Tears flowed. Blessings were proffered. There were tuxedos and white dresses; bow ties…

NASA scrubs launch of global warming satellite

(VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., AP) — The planned launch of a rocket carrying a NASA satellite designed to track global warming has been postponed. NASA writes in a tweet…