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Medical marijuana roll out spurs sharp words in Missouri

Mar. 8, 2020 10:28 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The man leading Missouri’s medical marijuana program is involved in a war of words with some lawmakers, saying their criticism is fueled by “politics and money.” Lyndall Fraker has faced scrutiny over the past month from the House government oversight committee,...

Gun maker files for bankruptcy following Kansas City lawsuit

Feb. 13, 2020 6:38 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Nevada-based gun manufacturer filed for bankruptcy after Kansas City sued the company over weapons trafficking last month. In the Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition filed Feb. 10, Jimenez Arms listed assets of less than $50,000 and outstanding liabilities that surpass $1 million,...

In this Jan. 29, 2020 photo, a man makes a bet on the upcoming Super Bowl at Bally's casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Business was brisk at sports books around the country on Super Bowl Sunday, with customers risking money on everything from the coin toss at the start of the game, to the color of the Gatorade dumped on the winning coach, Kansas City's Andy Reid, at the end of it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Super Bowl betting brings big business to sports books

Feb. 5, 2020 12:42 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Business was brisk at sports books around the country on Super Bowl Sunday, with customers risking money on everything from the coin toss at the start of the game, to the color of the Gatorade dumped on the winning coach, Kansas City's Andy Reid, at the end of it. The Kansas City...

Missouri woman pays child support to help mother avoid jail

Jan. 31, 2020 1:02 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some months, when Rebecca Greenwell’s emphysema makes it too difficult to go to work, or she doesn’t land enough day labor jobs, she comes up short on her 20-year-old daughter’s child support. So her daughter helps pay it. If Greenwell misses payments, the...