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Missouri governor heads to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is heading to St. Louis as anticipation mounts about a possible grand …Read More

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Kansas City man sentenced after threatening water supply

A Kansas City man has been sentenced in federal court Monday after hoax telephone calls with a false threat to …Read More

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Jury decision to be announced this afternoon in Ferguson case

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Brown’s family says they have been notified that the grand jury considering …Read More

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Capital murder suspect seeking to change his name

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man whose capital murder conviction was overturned because of ineffective counsel is seeking to …Read More

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KBI surveying law enforcement agencies on sex assault kits

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state’s investigation bureau is trying to determine if Kansas has a backlog of untested sexual …Read More

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Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown marries

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of …Read More

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Suspect in 5 Kansas City deaths pleads not guilty

MARGARET STAFFORD, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of killing five people in a Kansas City, …Read More

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Kansas college nearly meets first enrollment goal

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas University officials say they have nearly met a first-semester target of international students enrolled through …Read More

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New casino set for Southeast Kansas

CHEROKEE COUNTRY, Kan.  — Representatives of Castle Rock Casino Resort today announced in a media release plans to build a …Read More

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Biology teacher named Kansas Teacher of the Year

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is the 2015 Kansas Teacher of …Read More

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Plans for doctor training in Springfield has no money

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Plans for a Springfield medical program to train doctors are stalled because of a lack of state …Read More

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Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Administration sources say that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning from …Read More

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Mo. man pleads guilty in 13-year-old’s stabbing death

IBERIA (AP) – A southwest Missouri man will spend life in prison without parole in the stabbing death of a …Read More

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Denver company to open eating disorder facility in KC area

By Mike Sherry Heartland Health Monitor KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A highly regarded eating disorder treatment center is about to …Read More

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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday …Read More

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Kansas schools seek room and board rate increase

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State universities in Kansas are seeking to hike their room and board rates for the upcoming …Read More

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Kansas restroom places second in national contest

LUCAS, Kan. (AP) — A toilet-shaped restroom in a small north-central Kansas town has placed second in a national contest. …Read More

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Kansas prisons face staffing shortages

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The interim director of the Kansas Association of State Employees says state correctional officers are being …Read More

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Lawmakers study moving municipal elections

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A legislative committee is looking into changing the way municipal elections are conducted in Kansas to …Read More

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Health exchanges’ finances face test in 2nd year

ERIKA NIEDOWSKI, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance …Read More

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Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

OHN O’CONNOR, Associated Press JIM SALTER, Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a …Read More

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Missouri’s Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Slightly Higher than National Average

BY DIANE OLSON Fall is in the air. Harvest is nearing completion. Thanksgiving is almost here! Thanksgiving brings together family …Read More

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