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FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are suing baby food-maker Gerber for claiming that its Good Start …Read More

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GOP surrogates say little about Roberts in Kansas

THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The big-name Republicans parading through Kansas call Sen. Pat Roberts the …Read More

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Kansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriage

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general’s office has argued that a federal court should not weigh in …Read More

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Telemarketer banned from calling in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A pair of telemarketing firms that repeatedly violated Missouri’s no-call law have agreed to a permanent …Read More

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Kansas tax collections fall $23M short in October

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says its tax collections in October fell $23 million short of expectations. The state Department …Read More

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88-year-old Mo. man charged with wife’s stabbing death

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old central Missouri man has been charged with fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife. The Columbia …Read More

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2 charged in holdup at northeast Kansas bank

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Two Missouri men with long criminal histories are charged with robbing a northeast Kansas bank …Read More

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Former Mo. high school superintendent pleads in death of couple

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former high school superintendent pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the …Read More

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Health care compact gains attention as campaign issue

By Jim McLean KHI News Service TOPEKA — A once-obscure effort by a group of states to get out from …Read More

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Al Sharpton returns to Mo., calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution …Read More

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Kansas Democratic Party contributes $90K to Davis

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A finance report shows that the Kansas Democratic Party contributed $90,000 in the past week to …Read More

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Embattled Ferguson chief criticizes Holder remarks

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The embattled police chief of the suburban St. Louis town where a white officer’s fatal shooting …Read More

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Two hospitalized after car hits concrete wall

KANSAS CITY- Two people were injured in an accident just after 7:30 a.m. on Friday in Wyandotte County. The Kansas …Read More

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Kansas candidate criticized for black fathers post

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House candidate is facing criticism for a Facebook post that joked about …Read More

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Medicare bought meds for dead people

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog agency says Medicare’s prescription drug program kept paying for costly …Read More

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KCP&L seeks big rate increase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Power & Light Co. is seeking a 15.8 percent increase for about half …Read More

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Union Pacific makes mobile classroom out of boxcar

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific has converted a boxcar into a mobile classroom that it will use to help …Read More

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Parachutist rescued from Mo. television tower

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about …Read More

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Regional tech education center closer to reality

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Plans for a regional technical education center for southeast Kansas are progressing. The Pittsburg Education Foundation …Read More

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Mo. woman hospitalized after car hits a tree

ARLEY- A Missouri woman was injured in an accident just after 5 p.m. on Thursday in Clay County. The Missouri …Read More

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Gov. announces summer jobs for Mo. youths

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new program will match 2,000 St. Louis-area youths from low-income families with summer jobs next …Read More

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Truman State creates new scholarship to honor a student’s life

KIRKSVILLE (AP) – A new scholarship at Truman State University will honor the life of a student who died Oct. …Read More

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