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Ameren to close Meramec coal plant by 2022

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Missouri’s largest utility says it will close a coal-fired power plant in south St. Louis County within the next several years. Ameren Missouri has told state…

Missouri launches website for military voters

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri residents stationed elsewhere because of military service can now use a state website to get ballots for elections. Secretary of State Jason Kander says…

Winds leave damage, power outages in Missouri

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A storm that swept through Missouri left thousands without power across the state early Tuesday. No major injuries have been reported. The National Weather Service…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 7 Nixon boldly vetoes particularly cruel abortion restriction: In his 27 years in public office in Missouri, Jay Nixon has been all over…

High water postpones Missouri River boat race

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — An annual paddle boat race on the Missouri River will be postponed until August because of high water on the river. The MR340 race on…

All riders now off disabled California coaster

(SANTA CLARITA, Calif., AP) — A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park Monday, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured…

Young Street to close for two days for drainage work

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Young Street will be closed east of the North Park Shopping Center entrance beginning July 14 so workers can install a new storm drainage pipe. Vehicles may access…

Entries accepted for State Fair Idol

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Missouri State Fair officials recently announced the Budweiser Stage lineup, which includes new bands and the Missouri State Fair Idol competition. “A wide variety of music artists are…