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    2 men get prison in Missouri arson, insurance fraud case

    2 men get prison in Missouri arson, insurance fraud case

    Posted 5:17 AM 7/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Two men were sentenced to federal prison for arson and insurance conspiracy after authorities say they conspired to burn houses they bought and insured in Kansas City, Missouri.

    A news release from U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson said 28-year-old Joshua Stamps of (More)

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    World War I Museum in Kansas City hosts Australia exhibit

    World War I Museum in Kansas City hosts Australia exhibit

    Posted 5:09 AM 7/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY(AP) - The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City is hosting an upcoming exhibit about Australian War Art.

    The museum says "A Centenary of Australian War Art" opens in Kansas City on July 17 and features the most comprehensive collection of Australian war art (More)

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    Flooding creates holiday weekend water worries

    Flooding creates holiday weekend water worries

    Posted 5:01 AM 7/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Fourth of July weekend will arrive at a time of high water, and the Army Corps of Engineers is urging those who venture out on rivers and lakes to be extra careful.

    Drenching June rains left several rivers and lakes well above flood stage across portions of Missouri (More)

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    One person dead after fatal accident in Cole County

    Posted 10:40 PM 6/30/2015 by Ashton Day and Ross Terrell, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

    COLE COUNTY - One person died Tuesday night after being ejected from a car in an accident on Highway 179, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

     MSHP said the car traveled over the center line before going off the left side of the road and flipping over. Troopers said (More)

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    Boone County Commission holds public hearing on monument policy

    Posted 9:45 PM 6/30/2015 by Vivien Tran, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - On Tuesday, the Boone County Commission held a public hearing on the possibility of changing its monument policy. It stems from controversy surrounding a monument that used to have a religious symbol engraved on it. 

    The controversy started after the symbol was covered up (More)

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    Missouri Supreme Court upholds right to farm amendment

    Posted 6:00 PM 6/30/2015 by Jacob Jones, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Supreme Court upheld the controversial "right to farm" constitutional amendment Tuesday.

    Opponents content the ballot language was too vague and wasn't clear on who qualified as a "farmer or rancher" or even what "farming and ranching practices" (More)

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    Cole County judge dismisses Sunshine lawsuit

    Cole County judge dismisses Sunshine lawsuit

    Posted 5:31 PM 6/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A judge has dismissed an advocacy group's lawsuit challenging restrictions on filming Missouri Senate committee meetings.

    Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Tuesday dismissed the petition brought by Progress Missouri, which claimed decisions by Senate committee (More)

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    'Right to bear arms' amendment upheld by Missouri Supreme Court

    Posted 4:49 PM 6/30/2015 by Kaitlin Rounds and Andrea Stoll, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Supreme Court issued an opinion Tuesday upholding Amendment Five, also known as the "Right to Bear Arms" amendment.

    St. Louis Police Chief D. Samuel Dotson III and Rebecca Morgan had appealed to the Missouri Supreme Court that the summary statement of the title of a (More)

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    Montgomery County teen dies in car accident

    Montgomery County teen dies in car accident

    Posted 4:33 PM 6/30/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY - An 18-year-old from New Florence died early Tuesday morning after a single-car accident near Missouri Route 161.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol said 18-year-old Jacob Davenport traveled off the right side of Old Williamsburg Road around 12:35 a.m. Tuesday. Highway Patrol said his truck flipped over multiple times, partially ejecting Davenport.

    The Highway Patrol said Davenport was not wearing a seatbelt.

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    Missouri Supreme Court upholds farming, gun rights measures

    Missouri Supreme Court upholds farming, gun rights measures

    Posted 4:24 PM 6/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri's Supreme Court has upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms.

    The judges on Tuesday issued an opinion saying that summaries of the proposals on ballots last year were fair.

    Critics complained that (More)

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    Humidity creates hazards for dogs

    Posted 4:23 PM 6/30/2015 by Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - With recent rains and overcast skies, veterinarians are warning pet owners that high humidity can pose a danger to dogs.

    The Humane Society of the United States said most dog owners focus more on high temperatures and aren't aware of the hazards humidity can cause problems for (More)

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    Kansas City man sentenced to life for grandmother's death

    Kansas City man sentenced to life for grandmother's death

    Posted 4:20 PM 6/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A Missouri judge has sentenced a 19-year-old Kansas City man to life in prison for stabbing his grandmother to death a day after she celebrated her 70th birthday.

    Corey Barrett was convicted in May in Jackson County Circuit Court of second-degree murder, first-degree (More)

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    Missouri Supreme Court's new Chief Justice begins term Wednesday

    Posted 3:42 PM 6/30/2015 by Landon Burke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Judge Patricia Breckenridge will begin her two-year term Wednesday as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri.

    Breckenridge has served on the Supreme Court of Missouri since 2007.

    In a news conference Tuesday, Breckenridge said the Supreme Court's (More)

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