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Area teens are battling it out to buckle it up

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The 2014 Battle of the Belt Challenge competition sponsored by the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety officially kicked off Wednesday. …Read More

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Northwest Missouri State University announces two performances to kick off

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Northwest Missouri State University will welcome two performances next week to kick off the University’s 2014-2015 Encore performance series.   …Read More

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Wednesday’s weather forecast

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Today: Mostly cloudy with a high near 80.  40% chance for showers/thunderstorms. Tonight: 80% chance for showers/thunderstorms and a low …Read More

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Buchanan County Booking Activity 10/1/2014

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Here’s the latest booking activity from the Buchanan County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes …Read More

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Northwest Missouri State University 2014 Homecoming candidates selected

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The Northwest Missouri State University Homecoming committee has announced royalty candidates for the University’s 2014 Homecoming celebration. Students may begin …Read More

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City of St. Joseph deemed “Storm Ready”

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St. Joseph residents will soon see new signs up around town identifying the city as as National Weather Service Storm …Read More

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School District Defends Charges For Documents, Even To Member Of BOE

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The St Joseph School District defends its practice of charging for copies and research time associated with large requests for documents …Read More

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Registration open for 7th annual run/walk to benefit Asthma awareness

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Increasing the awareness of asthma, generating funds to support two area hospitals – St. Francis Hospital and Health Services in …Read More

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St Joseph School District Agrees To Provide Info To Board Member, For A Price

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The St Joseph School District is trying to charge a school board member for her request for information under the …Read More

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Controversy continues over Missouri Constitutional Amendment 3

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Even though backers no longer support Missouri Amendment 3 the Missouri School Board Association said it is still concerned. 680KFEQ …Read More

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Royals rally past A’s in 12 innings, move on to ALDS

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren’t going …Read More

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NFL says Chiefs Abdullah should not have been penalized

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DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should …Read More

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(VIDEO) Kansas City Beats Seattle By 4.6 Decibels

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Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest outdoor venue in sports. Chiefs fans reclaimed the mark with a …Read More

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Athletics, Royals rosters set for AL wild-card

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KANSAS CITY (AP) – Royals manager Ned Yost went with a nine-man pitching staff and Oakland counterpart Bob Melvin opted …Read More

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Chiefs get second straight win as they hammer New England 41-14

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom …Read More

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Griffons’ Resseguie named MIAA Defensive Player of the Week

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Missouri Western senior outside linebacker Kirk Resseguie has been named the MIAA Defensive Athlete of the Week. Resseguie, a senior …Read More

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Missouri’s Ray earns weekly SEC defensive honor

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University of Missouri junior DE Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Line Player of the …Read More

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MWSU women’s golf in 4th place after day one at Fort Hay State

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The Missouri Western women’s golf returned to action Monday as they took part in the Fort Hays State University Invitational …Read More

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NU’s Abdullah named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

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For the third time in five weeks, Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah earned a Big Ten weekly honor, as the senior …Read More

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K-State’s Lockett Nabs Big 12 Player of the Week Honors

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior wide receiver Tyler Lockett was honored for his efforts in the return game last …Read More

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Moran: KU Professor Moderates Senate Economic Mobility Caucus Event

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), cofounder of the Senate Economic Mobility Caucus, issued the following statement regarding …Read More

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Should voters decide fate of Mo. lottery ?

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri House Majority Leader John Diehl wants to let voters decide whether to abolish the state …Read More

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Federal appeals court to mull guns in post offices

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SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service and a Colorado man are arguing over where …Read More

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GM: Parts are ready to fix recalled small cars

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TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer MILFORD, Mich. (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company has enough parts …Read More

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Kansas woman, Good Samaritan, injured in accident recovering

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Hutchinson woman who was critically injured in May while helping another driver at an accident …Read More

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Feds, Kansas bitcoin company negotiating

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LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Federal attorneys and a Kansas-based bitcoin company are negotiating over whether the company could resume some …Read More

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Mo. community donates $10,000 to save temple

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The city of Springfield has donated $10,000 to prevent the demolition of a temple that has …Read More

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Report: Midwest economic index drops in September

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains dropped in September, suggesting slowing economic …Read More

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Documentary casts light on Kansas City’s mental health care challenges

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By Cody Newill KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The state of Kansas City’s mental health care services is dire, according to …Read More

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Kobach: No correspondence in Kansas Senate dispute

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office says it had no written or email correspondence with …Read More

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Decorated Missouri police dog dies after search

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KANSAS CITY (AP) – A national award-winning police dog in Kansas City has been put down after becoming ill. The …Read More

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McCaskill plans events focused on campus assaults

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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is planning to travel to Missouri colleges and universities to discuss ways …Read More

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Missouri lawmakers to start review of water patrol

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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri state representatives will hold a hearing Wednesday to review management, trooper training and a 2011 …Read More

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What if high court rejects gay marriage cases?

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MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some states …Read More

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Sheriff’s office warns of scam using judge’s name

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OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas authorities are warning residents to beware of a new scam that’s using the names of …Read More

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Police: Kansas woman sexually assaulted in taxi

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Overland Park police are looking for a taxi driver after a woman told them he …Read More

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Report: Kansas wheat production lowest since 1989

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new government report says this year’s winter wheat production in Kansas is at the lowest …Read More

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Panelist: Compact originator intent on Medicare privatization

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By Andy Marso KHI News Service PRAIRIE VILLAGE — Legislators who passed a health care compact in Kansas said changes …Read More

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