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UCM airplane makes emergency landing

By LEAH WANKUM (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – A UCM student pilot and his instructor made a safe emergency landing Friday morning at Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport. The emergency landing…

Lawsuit filed by Kansas City district dismissed

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a racketeering and defamation suit filed by a Kansas City entertainment district against a law firm and two attorneys. Cordish…

2nd cop loses job over Ferguson protest threats

(GLENDALE, Mo., AP) — Another St. Louis area police officer is out of a job over threats to Ferguson shooting protesters found online. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (bit.ly/1zS9Va0) reports that Glendale…

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

By CAROLYN THOMPSON (BUFFALO, N.Y. AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try…

Midwest Missouri Gridiron Report

The Midwest Missouri Gridiron Report is a production of the UCM Intro to Sports Broadcasting class in cooperation with high school students at Sacred Heart and Smith-Cotton in Sedalia, Knob…

Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

By NEDRA PICKLER (WASHINGTON, AP) — A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest…

Lawyer criticizes Missouri child abuse proposal

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges…

Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk. McGlynn, who was…

Man escapes with Kansas City police cruiser

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A manhunt continued Wednesday morning for a northwest Missouri man suspected of overpowering a Kansas City police officer and stealing his patrol…

Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

By SEAN CARLIN (PHILADELPHIA, AP) — The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river…

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