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Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

By JOAN LOWY (WASHINGTON, AP) — University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research. In a letter…

Missouri congressional hopefuls run on low budgets

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Together, Missouri’s eight Congress members were sitting on nearly $5 million in campaign cash heading into the final few weeks before…

Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles’…

Blunt touts passage of religious envoy legislation

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is touting passage of legislation that authorizes the appointment of a special ambassador to the Middle East focused on religious freedom.…

Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

By TIM TALLEY and BRADY McCOMBS (OKLAHOMA CITY, AP) — A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that…

Frank Vernon Horner II

Frank Vernon Horner II, 83, of Mission, Kansas, died Thursday, July 24, at home. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. July 28, at the Ben Cast & Son-Wood Funeral Home.…