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Kimbrel gets 422nd save, Santander hits 3 doubles and Orioles beat Royals 9-7

Apr. 20, 2024 23:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Craig Kimbrel tied Billy Wagner for seventh on the career list with his 422nd save, Anthony Santander had the first three-double game of his major league career and the Baltimore Orioles rode a seven-run second inning to a 9-7 victory over the Kansas City Royals on...

University of Missouri plans $250 million renovation of Memorial Stadium

Apr. 18, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is planning a $250 million renovation of Memorial Stadium. The Memorial Stadium Improvements Project, expected to be completed by the 2026 season, will further enclose the north end of the stadium and add a variety of new premium...

Light pole installation in Missouri hits fiber line, knocks out 911 service in several states

Apr. 18, 2024 18:45 PM EDT

Workers installing a light pole in Missouri cut into a fiber line, knocking out 911 service for emergency agencies in Nebraska, Nevada and South Dakota, an official with the company that operates the line said Thursday. Problems with 911 calls in a Texas city along the U.S. border...

Missouri lawmakers expand private school scholarships backed by tax credits

Apr. 18, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill to expand private school scholarships statewide, an effort made possible by extensive compromises including a commitment to spend hundreds of millions of dollars more on public schools. The GOP-led House voted...

Missouri lawmakers back big expansion of low-interest loans amid growing demand for state aid

Apr. 18, 2024 15:39 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to significantly expand a low-interest loan program for farmers and small businesses, in a move that reflects strong consumer demand for such government aid amid persistently high borrowing costs. The...

Imprisoned drug-diluting pharmacist to be moved to halfway house soon, victims' lawyer says

Apr. 17, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Kansas City-area pharmacist who has been incarcerated for more than two decades in a profit-boosting scheme to dilute tens of thousands of prescriptions for seriously ill patients is being moved to a halfway house this summer, an attorney for the victims said...

Police confirm Missouri officer fired fatal shot that killed man who allegedly shot another man

Apr. 17, 2024 12:38 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A Ferguson, Missouri, police officer fired the fatal shot that killed at man at a gas station in the St. Louis suburb, police said Wednesday. The shooting happened just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at a convenience store. Police said 26-year-old Detarius Haynes and...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Apr. 16, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

St. Louis Post-Dispatch. April 12, 2024. Editorial: Having won on abortion, Missouri GOP just can’t stop attacking women’s health care Not content with having already imposed the first statewide abortion ban in America in half a century (and one of the most...

Campaign to legalize abortion in Missouri raises nearly $5M in 3 months

Apr. 16, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A campaign to legalize abortion in Missouri on Tuesday announced it raised close to $5 million in the past three months, a fundraising sprint crucial to getting the measure on this year's ballot. Missourians for Constitutional Freedom announced it...

Draft report says Missouri's House speaker stymied ethics investigation into his spending

Apr. 16, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri ethics panel is at an impasse over reported misconduct by the powerful state House speaker, who allegedly used his office to stymie an investigation into his actions. A draft of the Ethics Committee report recommended that the House formally...