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A Missouri mayor says a fight over jobs is back on. Things to know about Kansas wooing the Chiefs

Jun. 19, 2024 14:11 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A plan in Kansas for luring the Kansas City's two major league sports franchises from Missouri has prompted their hometown's mayor to declare that the move ends a 5-year-old agreement by the states not to poach each other's jobs. The Kansas Legislature has...

Kansas is making a big run at Kansas City's pro teams with a plan to help pay for new stadiums

Jun. 19, 2024 13:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is making a serious run at becoming the new home for the reigning Super Bowl champions with legislators approving a plan Tuesday to lure the Chiefs and Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals away from Missouri. Bipartisan legislative...

Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?

Jun. 19, 2024 12:29 PM EDT

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Suspicious deaths in an idyllic seaside community and detective work that points to poison sound like themes from a classic murder mystery. But the victims in this Maine whodunnit were trees that stood in the way of a wealthy family’s oceanfront view, allegedly felled by...

Kansas lawmakers approve a plan to try to lure the Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri by helping to pay for a new stadium

Jun. 18, 2024 18:53 PM EDT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers approve a plan to try to lure the Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri by helping to pay for a new stadium.

Missouri attorney general says not so fast on freeing woman jailed for 43 years in 1980 killing

Jun. 18, 2024 18:08 PM EDT

Missouri top prosecutor asked a court Tuesday to put the brakes on releasing a woman from prison in a 1980 killing that her attorneys allege was committed by a now-discredited police officer. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey also said his office will ask the state appeals...

This law is a lifeline for pregnant workers even as an abortion dispute complicates its enforcement

Jun. 18, 2024 12:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Victoria Cornejo Barrera thought the legal helpline for workers sounded too good to be true. A month earlier, Cornejo Barrera had been forced to take leave from her job as head custodian at a South Carolina high school after she turned in a doctor's note asking to...

This law is a lifeline for pregnant workers even as an abortion dispute complicates its enforcement

Jun. 18, 2024 12:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Victoria Cornejo Barrera thought the legal helpline for workers sounded too good to be true and wondered if it was a scam. A month earlier, Cornejo Barrera had been forced to take leave from her job as head custodian at a South Carolina high school after she turned...

Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

Jun. 18, 2024 09:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Black music traditions such as jazz are central to celebrations of Juneteenth, says civil rights lawyer and jazz pianist Bryan Stevenson. That’s why he and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis have debuted “Freedom, Justice and Hope,” a live...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jun. 18, 2024 07:11 AM EDT

St. Louis Post-Dispatch. June 16, 2024. Editorial: This isn’t a drill. The GOP is serious about ending reproductive rights. There are times when careful observers can deduce subtle warning signs of dangerous political movements in progress. There are other times...

If you can't stay indoors during this US heat wave, here are a few ideas

Jun. 17, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — It’s hot and getting hotter for workers and everyone else outdoors as the first significant heat wave of the year makes its way eastward across the United States. More than 70 million people were under extreme heat alerts Monday. What's more, the...