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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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Missouri woman guilty in death of baby found in concrete

PLEASANT HILL, Mo. (AP) — The mother of a newborn found encased in concrete at a suburban Kansas City home …Read More

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Missouri Legislature sends $26-billion budget proposal to Governor

By Mike Lear (Missourinet) – A $26-billion proposal for how the state should spend money for the year starting July 1 is …Read More

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(VIDEO) Amid another brawl, a great baseball game breaks out!

Five players were ejected after yet another benches-clearing fight in a Royals game. Players from both dugouts and bullpens ran …Read More

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Execution set for Missouri man who killed girlfriend, 2-year-old in 2000

By Mike Lear (Missourinet) – The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man who killed his girlfriend …Read More

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50-year-old plant in Kirksville preparing for show before it dies

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — It’s a final act Jack and the Beanstalk would appreciate. An approximately 50-year-old agave plant at …Read More

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Former Joplin Chief of Police sworn in as Missouri’s Public Safety Director

By Kyle Loethen (Missourinet) – A new director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety has been sworn in. Former Joplin …Read More

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Report: Man-made earthquakes shake over a dozen areas in US including Kansas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Government scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States have experienced a rise …Read More

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KU says jump in drug offenses reflects better reporting

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas is reporting a large increase in drug offenses in the last year …Read More

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Kansas City loses out on homeland security funds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials are unhappy that the city has lost out on homeland security funds. …Read More

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Update: Michael Brown’s parents sue over son’s death

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown’s parents have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson over the fatal …Read More

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Trial over Missouri’s treatment of sexual predators begins

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A trial regarding the constitutionality of a Missouri Department of Mental Health program for people convicted …Read More

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Wichita man sentenced for second bank robbery at the same bank!

If at first you don’t succeed, you may not the second time either. A Kansas man was sentenced Wednesday for …Read More

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Kaw Nation planning to return to land it owns in Kansas

COUNCIL GROVE, Kan. (AP) — An American Indian tribe is returning to its land in northeast Kansas, beginning with a …Read More

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Emerald ash borer traps to be set across Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State and national agricultural workers are planning to set traps across Kansas to prevent the spread …Read More

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