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US surveillance planes fly over Syria

By JULIE PACE (WASHINGTON, AP) — The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the…

Recount requested on Missouri right to farm

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Election officials across Missouri will conduct a recount of the narrow passage of a constitutional amendment creating a right to farm,…

Can Ferguson change the ‘ritual’ of black deaths?

By JESSE WASHINGTON (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid…

NE Missouri plant begins expansion

(MEXICO, Mo., AP) — A northeast Missouri manufacturing plant that makes components for motor vehicles has begun a $17 million expansion. The Mexico Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/1BWgXyc) the 68,000-square-foot addition at…

St. Joseph company plans expansion, 20 new jobs

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — A St. Joseph company that supplies ingredients to pet food companies is planning a new plant. Protein LLC is investing $11.6 million in the project…

Rain delays Burning Man voyagers at Reno Wal-Mart

By SCOTT SONNER (RENO, Nev., AP) — Hundreds of travelers on the road to Burning Man in their quest for oneness with nature and celebration of self-expression on a peaceful…