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Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

By BRETT ZONGKER (WASHINGTON, AP) — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Aug. 18 A ‘generational event’ demands a generational change: One of the police commanders who had been on the ground in Ferguson last week…

EPA launches criminal probe into Tyson discharge

(MONETT, Mo., AP) — Tyson Foods is the subject of a federal criminal investigation of its role in the discharge of a food supplement into a southwest Missouri town’s wastewater…

Columbia City Council OKs downtown student housing

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The Columbia City Council has approved a Texas-based housing developer’s proposal to build a downtown student apartment complex near the University of Missouri campus. The council…

Longtime ‘SNL’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

By FRAZIER MOORE (NEW YORK, AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded “Saturday Night Live.” Don…

Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

(LANDOVER, Md., AP) — The “Hands up, don’t shoot” protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday…

Judge: Mamtek CEO committed $1.3M bond fraud

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The former CEO of Mamtek committed fraud to secure almost $1.3 million from bond funds that were supposed to be used to build an artificial sweetener…