Google Loon Project of June 13, 2013
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Device known as ‘Google Loon’ lands in Missouri

BRAGG CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mystery of the balloon that crash-landed into a southeast Missouri field has been solved …Read More

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Seat belt usage hits new record in Kansas

According to the Kansas Department of Transportation drivers and passenger in Kansas buckling up hit a new record high in …Read More

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Woman appeals convictions for cold-case slayings

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman is challenging her convictions in the 2002 shootings of her ex-husband and his …Read More

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All 3 groups seeking SE Kansas casino meet requirements

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — All three investor groups interested in developing a southeast Kansas casino have met the minimum financial …Read More

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Missouri soldier killed in 1970 buried after memorial

CENTRALIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri soldier has been buried more than four decades after he died in an Army …Read More

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19-year-old mother indicted in child’s death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 1-year-old daughter. The Jackson County prosecutor’s …Read More

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Missouri jury convicts man in fatal shooting of son

BLOOMFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of his son while …Read More

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Missouri lawmaker seeks to regulate ridesharing companies statewide

By Kyle Loethen (Missourinet) – One Missouri lawmaker continues his push to create statewide regulations for ridesharing companies. Last week, …Read More

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Chad Stover, 18 in the red jersey, in a game against Cole Camp. (photo courtesy Missourinet)

Change to Missouri policy on assessing youth athlete concussions proposed

By Alisa Nelson (Missourinet) – A mother who lost her son to a brain injury during a high school football …Read More

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The Senate Lounge; one of the places the Missouri Senate holds public hearings. (photo courtesy; Missourinet)

Missouri Senate sued over filming of hearings

By Mike Lear (Missourinet) – The state Senate is the target of a lawsuit over access to its committee hearings. Liberal …Read More

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Salad techniques tackled by St. Joseph restaurant owner

A Summer Salad course will be held in St. Joseph to talk about new techniques using what’s in the garden, …Read More

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Melissa Etheridge visits the home where her ancestor once lived. (Photo courtesy: Missourinet)

Famed musician Melissa Etheridge finds ancestor with a Missouri connection

By Kyle Loethen (Missourinet) – A rock singer and songwriter’s look into her family history has brought her to eastern Missouri’s …Read More

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Conservation Commissioner Marilynn Bradford (left) presented June Glaser with a copy of the photo and information honoring her husband Ed Glaser as the 41st inductee into the Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame.  (Photo courtesy MDC)

MDC honors Missouri man for contributions to conservation efforts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently honored the late Edwin “Ed” Glaser as the 41st …Read More

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Missouri House OKs allowing aspiring doctors to retake exam

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker who is an orthopedic surgeon says a measure moving forward in the …Read More

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Dog rescued in Kansas after 13 days under concrete slab

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A miniature dachshund has been rescued after spending 13 days trapped underneath a concrete slab at …Read More

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Ford recalls 390,000 cars to fix door latches

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while …Read More

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Group warns that budget woes threaten Kansas highway program

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A research group is warning the state’s 10-year highway program could be threatened if the Kansas …Read More

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Activists sue over prosecutor’s role in Ferguson grand jury

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge is giving strong indications he may toss a lawsuit by activists seeking an …Read More

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Flags to fly half-staff for Missouri soldier whose remains were idenfitied over 40-years later

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Missouri …Read More

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Ride-hailing firm Uber expands service to 4 Kansas cities

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber says it is bringing its service to four additional cities in Kansas only …Read More

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Proposed Kansas budget fixes touch hospitals, Medicaid firms

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New budget-balancing proposals from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback would require hospitals to pay higher fees and …Read More

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More than 30 people named in driver’s license fraud case

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — More than 30 people have been arrested during an ongoing investigation into a phony driver’s license …Read More

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