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Should online accounts die when you die?

By ANNE FLAHERTY (WASHINGTON, AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a…

Former professor wins legal victory in drug case

(MARYVILLE, Mo., AP) — A former Northwest Missouri State University professor who came to the attention of law enforcement authorities after a Facebook posting has won a victory on court.…

Lee’s Summit man bitten by rabid bat

(LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., AP) — A bat that bit a suburban Kansas City man has tested positive for rabies. Police say the Lee’s Summit man was bitten on the foot…

Royals acquire RHP Jason Frasor from Rangers

(ARLINGTON, Texas, AP) — The Kansas City Royals have gotten some relief help, acquiring veteran reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers for Triple-A right-hander Spencer Patton. The trade was…

Missouri health researchers to study creek fallout

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — St. Louis County health officials say they will hire researchers to study illness rates among residents near a creek that was contaminated decades ago by nuclear…

St. Luke’s Hospital receives $5 million endowment

(CHESTERFIELD, Mo., AP) — St. Luke’s Hospital, an independent hospital based in Chesterfield, has received the largest endowment gift in its history. The hospital announced Wednesday the gift from Enterprise…

Council starts work to determine Kemper’s future

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — American Royal leaders say they raised more than $10 million toward the organization’s goal of building a new structure to replace Kemper Arena in Kansas…

Summer street maintenance program begins Tuesday

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Road work is scheduled to begin Tuesday on several community streets, according to a news release. The roads will receive an asphalt surface overlay, and the project is scheduled…