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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More people visited the Kansas City Zoo this year than ever before in its 107-year history. The zoo topped 1 million visitors Nov. 25 when a family from Waterloo, Iowa, went through the gates. The family received some gifts and a personal encounter with...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wealthy donors gave about $2 million to candidates on the final day of unlimited political giving in Missouri. An Associated Press analysis shows donors gave roughly $2 million to state candidates in a last-minute blitz on Wednesday. Close to $1.6...
ROACH, Mo. (AP) — Missouri authorities say a man was killed in central Missouri when an unoccupied pickup truck rolled across a road and hit him as he stood in a driveway. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Francis "Frank" Geilfuss of Camdenton died at the scene...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2016--While agriculture has become a hot sector for job growth ( USDA Employment Opportunities Report, 2015), a just-released survey shows only 13 percent of high school and college students are interested in pursuing a career in the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2016--Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L), today announced the executive officer team that will lead the combined company once Great Plains Energy’s...
LEADWOOD, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man is alive after being stabbed nearly 20 times. KTVI-TV ( http://bit.ly/2gf9NDj ) reports that the man, who is from Leadwood, was also shot. Police are looking for his wife and another man. Names have not been released. Authorities say...
ROBERTSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man is in custody after a package service driver noticed a message scrawled on a package he had just picked up: "Contact 911." The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2ho0VqX ) reports that 33-year-old James Jordan of Robertsville...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Alize Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 79-71 win over Southeast Missouri State on Wednesday night. It was the third double-double of the season for Johnson who was 7 of 10 from the field for the Bears (5-2)...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri jury has convicted a 41-year-old Springfield man in the 2014 death of a 21-year-old man. The Springfield News-Leader reports ( http://j.mp/2gctUwW ) that Brian S. Jones faces up to a life sentence for his conviction Wednesday in the...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An international tribunal has ruled against a London-listed mining company seeking $1.3...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill didn't know what to do when he started hearing thousands of people in...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill didn't know what to do when he started hearing thousands of people in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten notable aspects of the life of astronaut and senator John H. Glenn Jr. who died Thursday at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero. He was the first American to orbit the Earth, a...
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday made an unannounced visit to...