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Postal Service reports $1.5B loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service on Friday is reporting a net loss of $1.5 billion during the first …Read More

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FDA questions benefit of cystic fibrosis drug from Vertex

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators say an experimental combination drug for cystic fibrosis developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated helped …Read More

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Toyota zooms to record profit for year on sales growth, yen

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota zoomed to a record 2.17 trillion yen ($18.1 billion) profit for the fiscal year through March, …Read More

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Changes coming to local Kansas Elections

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas House has approved a measure that would move local elections to the fall in …Read More

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Kansas House approves bill upping secretary of state’s power

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The House has approved a bill that would give Kansas’ secretary of state the power to …Read More

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Missouri could face Canadian sanctions over labeling program

By Mike Lear (Missourinet) – Economic sanctions could target Missouri, as well as the other 49 states, if the U.S. …Read More

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US employers add 223,000 jobs, rate falls to 5.4 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggests the economy may be recovering …Read More

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AAA sees most holiday travelers in 10 years

(AP) – With more money in their pockets thanks to lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects …Read More

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Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead

KNOB NOSTER, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri sheriff says there’s a “huge amount of relief” in the community, after authorities …Read More

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McDonald’s key sales figure dips in April

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald’s says a key sales metric edged lower in April, with weakness across most regions. …Read More

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Missouri Senator: keep rebelling against BBQ study

By Kyle Loethen (Missourinet) – One Missouri lawmaker wants you to cook outside this weekend in a continuing protest of …Read More

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Pardons granted, Missouri man serving life prison term for drug-related conviction gets chance at parole

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon has granted pardons to three men and two women convicted of non-violent offenses. Each …Read More

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Missouri man sentenced to 55 years for dog expert’s slaying

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 52-year-old Missouri man is sentenced to more than 55 years for bludgeoning to death …Read More

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Man wanted in double homicide likely still in Sedalia area

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Police are focusing on the hometown of a man being sought in the deaths of his …Read More

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USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephants

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A company hired by Moolah Shriners to stage a circus in suburban St. Louis is accused …Read More

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Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to “demilitarize” the police and produce officers …Read More

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Court: FAA can allow cellphones during takeoff and landing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says aviation officials acted within their authority in clearing passengers to use cellphone …Read More

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Kansas Senate approves bill to bolster ‘webcam’ abortion ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has approved a bill aimed at allowing the state to enforce a ban …Read More

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Kansas House balks at setting up alternative to foster care

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas House members are uneasy about a proposal to allow parents to temporarily give up custody …Read More

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Mexican Nationals sentenced in Missouri Federal Court for selling false ID documents to illegal aliens

Four Mexican nationals have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy that produced and sold thousands …Read More

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Police continue to search for Missouri man wanted in double homicide

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — SWAT teams searched three Sedalia homes but didn’t find a man suspected of killing his former …Read More

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Missouri woman charged for allegedly using heroin while driving with a child

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri woman is facing multiple charges after crashing on Interstate 55, allegedly with a syringe …Read More

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