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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Apartment complexes are going up quickly around Johnson County, Kansas, and not everybody in the Kansas City suburb is happy about it. The Kansas City Star reports that Johnson County has seen nearly 7,200 new apartment units built since 2013. By...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas priest has been named bishop of the Catholic diocese in Jefferson City, Missouri. The Wichita Eagle reports that Pope Francis has named the Rev. W. Shawn McKnight to lead the diocese in central Missouri. McKnight is pastor at the Church of the...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the season-opening win over Iowa State...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's minimum wage is set to increase 15 cents to $7.85 an hour next year. The Missouri Department of Labor announced the hike from the current $7.70 an hour. The increase takes effect Jan. 1. Tipped employees also must be paid at least $7.85 an...
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Alize Johnson drove and scored with 11 seconds left to give Missouri State a 69-65 victory over Manhattan on Tuesday in the consolation semifinals of the Gulf Coast Showcase. After Johnson's basket, Ryan Kreklow made a steal and sank two free throws for the...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2017--Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT) (“Perficient”), the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced that its agency, Perficient Digital,...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to remove Missouri's top education official, Commissioner Margie Vandeven (all times local): --- 11:30 a.m. The Missouri State Board of Education has voted down an effort to fire the state's top education official. Members voted 4...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has set a March execution date for Russell Bucklew, a convicted killer who narrowly escaped execution three years ago because of a rare medical condition that created the risk of suffering during the execution process. Bucklew is...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. & TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2017--Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) and Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light (“KCP&L”), today announced at their respective shareholder meetings that...
App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 19, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on U.S. policy on Kurdish fighters in Syria (all times local): 2:15 a.m...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, President...
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending November 19, 2017: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Atomic Blonde 2. Wind...
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday for an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday for an...