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Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

By GEORGE M. WALSH (ALBANY, N.Y., AP) — A New York sheriff says two young Amish sisters now safe at home were kidnapped from their family farm stand and police…

Kansas City Council approves subsidies for Cerner

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Council has approved city subsidies and rezoning necessary for Cerner Corp.’s 10-year, $4.45 billion expansion plan. The incentives and zoning passed Thursday…

American Royal wants Kemper Arena torn down

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — American Royal officials told a Kansas City Council committee that it still wants Kemper Arena torn down, rather than renovated, even if a competing proposal…

Congressman wants to curb military surplus program

By MATTHEW DALY (WASHINGTON, AP) — Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis are giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a…

Police: Teen shot by cop suspect in recent robbery

By DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — A suburban St. Louis police chief on Friday identified the officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager…

Lawyer: Cops try to justify teen’s shooting death

(FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — The attorney for the family of an unarmed teenager fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb says police are trying to assassinate…

Chiefs WR Bowe facing 1-game suspension

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe is expected to be suspended for the season opener…

$7 M project paves way for Port of East St. Louis

(EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill., AP) — State and local officials have broken ground on a $7 million project to build a road, rail lines and utilities to serve the future…