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Ferguson officials to meet with Justice Department

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation…

Kansas City streetcar construction to finish this fall

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Officials say construction on Kansas City’s downtown streetcar project is nearly 50 percent complete and is on track to finish this fall. But the vehicles…

Missouri lawmaker faults district after autistic boy beaten

By SUMMER BALLENTINE and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri lawmaker has criticized a suburban Kansas City school district after a student with Asperger’s syndrome was beaten so…

Missouri auditor dies in ‘apparent suicide,’ police say

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as…

Public safety director chosen amid Ferguson unrest resigns

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Amid the unrest that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon turned to a former…

Autistic boy goes to hospital after school cafeteria beating

(LIBERTY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri sixth-grader with Asperger’s syndrome has suffered complications from a severe beating he took in the lunchroom from another student, his parents say. Twelve-year-old Blake…

Jury selection begins in trial of alleged hit man

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of killing a Columbia art dealer in exchange for $10,000, a car and a gun.…

R-6 School District faces reduced funding

By ROB CURRY (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg R-6 Board of Education is looking at ways to reduce spending as state funding decreases. Assistant Superintendent Andy Kohl emphasized rebuilding…

Missouri lawmaker wants disclosure of unvaccinated children

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri Republican wants to require preschools and daycare centers to tell parents if there are other children attending who have not been vaccinated against…

Hearing set for man accused of supplying terrorists

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — One of six Bosnian immigrants accused of funneling money and military supplies to terror groups faces a hearing Friday to determine if he must remain jailed…