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Ellen Irene Tinder

Ellen Irene Tinder, 74, of Holden, Missouri, died Sunday, Aug. 10. A visitation will be from 9:30-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home…

Charles Thomas Hunzinger

Charles Thomas Hunzinger

Charles Thomas Hunzinger, 73, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Monday, Aug. 11, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Home in Warrensburg,…

State Fair gate promotions set for this week

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Visitors to the Missouri State Fair can save up to half on gate admission with food donations on Tuesday. The fourth annual food drive is being sponsored again…

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

By HAVEN DALEY and HILLEL ITALIE (SAN FRANCISCO, AP) — He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept…

Missouri under-rated coming off 12-win year

By R.B. FALLSTROM (COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — It’s a new year and the same old story at Missouri, coming off a 12-win season and once again lightly regarded. Time to…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press The Joplin Globe, Aug. 11 Keep money out: You can say one thing about St. Louis billionaire Rex Sinquefield: He puts his money where his mouth is.…

Family of US man held in NKorea to make statement

By AMANDA LEE MYERS (CINCINNATI, AP) — The wife and three children of an American man charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea are planning to attend a news conference…

Missouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful

By DAVID A. LIEB (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Michael Brown Sr. stood alone in the center of the narrow street where the blood of his namesake son still stained the…

Hometown Hero program returns for 2014-15 season

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – UCM Athletics will honor area individuals and groups during the 2014-2015 football and basketball seasons through the Hometown Hero promotion. The program recognizes individuals or groups who make a…