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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…