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Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

(KANSAS CITY, Kan., AP) — The group that owns Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced plans for a $75 million soccer complex that backers hope will help Kansas City become…

Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs announced the deal Wednesday night. The…

Suspected Nazi guard’s death a blow to prosecutors

(PHILADELPHIA, AP) — German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs…

Outcry saves rare redwood from chopping block

(COTATI, Calif., AP) — A rare redwood tree in a small Northern California city will be replanted instead of being sawed down to make way for planned railway tracks. The…

Women agriculturalists recognized at State Fair

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The 2014 Missouri State Fair recently selected two female agriculturalists in an annual contest sponsored by Monsanto. Tammy Bartholomew of Archie earned the title of Missouri Woman in Agriculture, and Ashlyn…