Missouri

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June 28, 2017 - 9:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is vetoing the use of state funding to help build an arts campus in downtown Kansas City. Greitens in a Wednesday statement said taxpayer money should not be used to help pay for the $96 million University of Missouri-Kansas City arts campus...
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June 28, 2017 - 4:54 pm
BYRNES MILL, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man is charged with forcing his daughter to sleep in a dog crate and hitting her. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Gregory Byrd, 57, of Byrnes Mill, was charged Tuesday in Jefferson County with felony child endangerment and two counts of...
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June 28, 2017 - 1:35 pm
Washington, D.C. – How do Kansas' rural roads stack up? A new report issued by TRIP says America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization. The report, Rural Connections: Challenges and Opportunities in America’s Heartland, evaluates the safety and condition of the...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:52 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is meeting with donors aligned with the Koch brothers. USA Today reports Greitens was among elected officials who attended a private retreat at a luxury resort last weekend in Colorado Springs. Invitations were only given to...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:58 am
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Missouri church that sued the state after being denied taxpayer funds for a playground project because of a provision that prohibits state funding for religious entities. READ MORE
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June 21, 2017 - 10:05 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mother of a University of Missouri-Kansas City student who drove into the Missouri River and drowned after a traffic stop says her daugher was "hammered" and shouldn't have been allowed to drive. The Kansas City Star reports that Liz Anderson is raising concerns after...
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June 19, 2017 - 9:29 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Georgia man is accused of killing a neighbor, stealing his car and later kidnapping a Missouri woman before he was finally apprehended in Kansas. Prosecutors in Georgia have charged John Czarnecki, 53, with murder in the death of Abraham Rudolph Jacobs, 56. Czarnecki and...
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June 10, 2017 - 11:05 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City's landmark national World War I museum and towering memorial have received a nearly $2 million gift. The museum says the grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation already has helped hire a new senior vice president of the museum and will provide for...
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June 09, 2017 - 8:53 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man charged with fatally shooting an Indian national at a suburban Kansas City bar has been indicted on federal hate crime and firearms charges. The Justice Department announced Friday that Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kansas, was indicted by a federal grand jury. The...
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June 08, 2017 - 7:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, is planning to expand its curfew plans to city parks and trails after several recent homicides that occurred on or near them sparked concerns. The Kansas City Star reports that the ordinance was approved Wednesday by the City Council's Neighborhoods...
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