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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Students on the four University of Missouri campuses will soon be paying less for textbooks. University system President Mun Choi wants to use more open-source learning material written by experts, vetted by their peers and posted for free downloading. The...
Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Missouri. Jim Suhr is on the desk. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more...
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sewer line in southern Illinois broke last month and daily is dumping about 2 million gallons of storm water and sewage into the Mississippi River. The Belleville News-Democrat reported Friday ( http://bit.ly/2t3KVEi ) that the Metro...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Families and fans will be able to rent rooms in University of Missouri-Columbia residence halls for football games and other campus events starting this fall. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2rK8GgH ) reports that school leaders introduced the...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby. University system President Mun Choi recommended that the board strip the comedian of a doctorate in humane letters he received in...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a Kansas jury's award of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued Syngenta over genetically modified corn seed. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury's awarding of...
DONIPHAN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed into a detached garage in rural southeast Missouri while making an emergency landing. No one was hurt when the Cessna 182 went down Thursday night about 3.5 miles east of the Doniphan Airport. Ripley County Sheriff Mike...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys: Kansas federal jury awards nearly $218M to farmers who sued Syngenta over genetically engineered corn seed.
CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) — A judge is considering whether to revoke the bond of a Missouri sheriff facing 18 criminal charges and under investigation in the unrelated death of a Tennessee inmate. The Southeast Missourian ( http://bit.ly/2t3himv ) reports that Judge Gary Kamp said...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A 35-year-old Iowa man who shouted "arrest me" to Illinois State Police during a traffic stop...
CHICAGO (AP) — Organizers for Chicago's lakefront Independence Day celebration say Navy Pier will open early to...
HONOLULU (AP) — A man whose disruptive behavior prompted a New York City-bound flight to return to Honolulu was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law enforcement official says a Los Angeles police officer suspected of having sex with a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have traded for another left-hander, getting Zac Rosscup from the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Organizations that provide social services in Illinois are warning of dire consequences if state...