Missouri

January 20, 2019 - 10:35 am
A University of Missouri researcher is teaming up with scholars in Kansas and Georgia to develop drone technology to monitor and potentially predict the spread of wildfires. The Columbia Missourian reports that the $1.2 million research project that began last month aims to use unmanned aerial...
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January 15, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Utility officials say it may take until Thursday to finish restoring power in the Kansas City area after last week's winter blast and forecasts for more bad weather won't help. The Kansas City Star reports that about 175,000 Kansas City Power & Light customers were without electricity at some...
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Dreamstime
January 06, 2019 - 8:46 pm
A new exhibit at a Kansas City museum documents the destruction during World War I captured in a series of jarring and sometimes unidentifiable photographs and illustrations. The National World War I Museum and Memorial opened the exhibit called "Devastated Lands" last month, the Kansas City Star...
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DREAMSTIME
January 01, 2019 - 9:48 am
The minimum wage is set to increase in 20 states, affecting millions of workers. But how will this forced pay increase impact business owners? Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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December 31, 2018 - 7:07 pm
The founder of Nell Hill's home store is selling the business she started nearly four decades ago to a Kansas City couple. The deal closed late Friday. Brandon and Katie Laughridge have been in negotiations since this spring with the store's founder, Mary Carol Garrity, who has written nine books...
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December 30, 2018 - 11:24 am
A new study finds that Missouri and Kansas are spending only a fraction of their tobacco settlement proceeds on smoking cessation efforts, despite recommendations from federal health officials. Missouri is the worst among states that spent any money on tobacco prevention programs, amounting to a...
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December 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
An Illinois-based internet provider is planning to spur broadband development in rural areas across five states in the central U.S. Wisper ISP Inc. is set to receive money from the Federal Communication Commission to spur broadband development in Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana and Kansas...
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December 18, 2018 - 7:30 pm
A Missouri man was sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole for participating in a conspiracy involving at least 27 armed robberies, which ended when police fatally shot one suspect. Deonte Collins-Abbott, 24, of Grandview, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court. He admitted to committing...
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December 14, 2018 - 7:14 pm
Members of a southwest Missouri family have been caught in a multi-year investigation into the illegal killing of hundreds of deer. The Springfield News-Leader reports David Berry Sr. of Springfield, and his sons, David Berry Jr. of Brookline, and Kyle Berry, of Everton, were involved in an...
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December 13, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Fans of the former Negro League could have a chance to commemorate some of its stars through a series of bobbleheads. The effort is designed to help mark the upcoming centennial of baseball's Negro National League, which began in Kansas City in February of 1920. Supporters unveiled the first...
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