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WPD applies for armored vehicle

By SABRA HOEPPNER (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg Police Department is looking for some armored support. Chief Bruce Howey said the department has applied for a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle,…

NASA: ‘There’s your new spacecraft, America!’

By MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new Orion spacecraft made a “bull’s-eye” Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic flight 3,604 miles beyond Earth, opening a new era…

Slideshow: Aftermath of Ferguson riots

Slideshow: Aftermath of Ferguson riots

Photos by RASHAD KELLY (digitalBURG) — University of Central Missouri digital media production student Rashad Kelly documented the aftermath of the riots that occurred in Ferguson, Mo., Monday, Nov. 24,…

Students at 3 Ferguson-area schools walk out

(FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Students at three high schools in the Ferguson area have walked out of classes to express their concerns about the grand jury’s decision not to indict…

Girl Scouts byting into digital for cookie sales

By LEANNE ITALIE (NEW YORK, AP) — Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies. For the first time in nearly 100 years, Girl Scouts…

Second act of Black Friday shopping in full swing

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO (NEW YORK, AP) — Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question:…

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

(NEW YORK, AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Here’s…

Dickens Christmas set for Dec. 6 downtown

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Downtown Warrensburg will transform into a scene of living windows and period costumes Saturday, Dec. 6, for the annual Dickens Christmas. The program is scheduled for 10…

With no indictment, chaos fills Ferguson streets

By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the…

KC gears up for holiday lighting tradition

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Royals’ left-fielder Alex Gordon will flip the switch that lights up Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza on Thanksgiving night. Gordon will be accompanied by Kansas…