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Airports in Missouri May Soon Serve Alcohol to Go

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:33:26 GMT

At least, we're guessing that's what some Missouri lawmakers think, as a bi-partisan bill just passed the Missouri House, making it legal for travelers to take booze to-go from the bar to their gate at state airports. While the bill still needs approval from the Senate, the change in the liquor law would apply to all international airports in Missouri.




SpaceX to fly private, paying citizens around the moon in 2018

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:41:51 GMT

Los Angeles: SpaceX said on Monday that it will fly two private citizens around the moon in its Crew Dragon spacecraft next year. The Hawthorne space company said in a statement that the two individuals have "already paid a significant deposit" to do a moon mission.




911 call: Bar shooting suspect said he'd killed "Iranians"

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:16:42 GMT

In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic... . Alok Madasani, left, and his wife Reepthi Gangula hold candles during a vigil Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Ball Conference Center in Olathe, Kan., held in response to the deadly shooting Wednesday.




Northeast Philadelphia Police Detectives Nick McReynolds, left, and...

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:02:04 GMT

Northeast Philadelphia Police Detectives Nick McReynolds, left, and Thomas Walsh look over headstones that were vandalized at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri, authorities said.




Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damaged

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:52:11 GMT

Police say more than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri. A family representative says the prolific and charismatic actor Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," has died from complications due to surgery.




Over 500 graves said damaged during attack by vandals on Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:57:31 GMT

Vandals have broken and overturned more than 500 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, the latest in a spate of bomb threats and attacks against Jewish sites across the United States. A local rabbi, who was unnamed, told ABC television affiliate WPVI that the affected graves at the historic Mount Carmel Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia's northeastern Wissinoming neighborhood also included those of one-time members of the Quaker and Muslim communities.




Tobacco money will help avoid cuts of in-home care, school busing, Missouri governor says

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:08:20 GMT

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talks with Vice President Mike Pence during a meeting at Fabick Caterpillar in Fenton on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Photo by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talks with Vice President Mike Pence during a meeting at Fabick Caterpillar in Fenton on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.




Sedalia City Council to host budget work session -

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:59:21 GMT

City staff have been working on the budget process for weeks and council got its first public look at budget options during last week's meeting . During tonight's work session, council will continue those discussions with city staff and will give staff direction on a variety of budget issues, including several personnel budget options.




LU can't continue to subsidize land grant match

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:48:49 GMT

Soldiers Memorial on the campus of Lincoln University honors the men of the 62nd and 65th Colored Infantries who founded the institution in Jefferson City after they fought in the Civil War. There is no money in the proposed budget bills for the 2017-18 state business year - introduced in the Missouri House last week - designated for Lincoln University to match available federal funds for LU's land grant program.




Protesters upset by Luetkemeyer's lack of town hall meetings

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:32:07 GMT

For two hours Saturday morning, Feb. 25, 2017, more than 30 people bundled up against the wind and stood along Missouri Boulevard near U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer's office, protesting his "failure" to hold a town hall meeting this past week. For two hours Saturday morning, more than 30 people bundled up against the wind and stood along Missouri Boulevard near U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer's office, protesting his "failure" to hold a town hall meeting this past week.




For Black College Prospects, Belonging And Safety Often Top Ivy Prestige

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:22:11 GMT

Tales of talented black students on majority-white campuses running through a racial gauntlet that has them questioning their brilliance, abilities and place are familiar to parents like me who have a college-bound child at home. The trauma that sometimes comes with being a black student at predominately white institutions is tangible.




Term limits plan would join Missouri with a few other states

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:18:10 GMT

With his wife Teresa Parson at his side, Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is sworn in during inauguration day ceremonies in January 2017.




Perspective: A week on the road spent hearing from constituents

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:27:52 GMT

Regular readers of this column know the House of Representatives has been off to a busy start this year. We are particularly focused on regulatory relief, repealing and replacing Obamacare, and reforming our broken tax code during the first 200 days of the Trump presidency.




Kansas and Missouri Governors condemn killing of Indian techie1 hour ago

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 02:33:50 GMT

Washington, Feb 26 The Kansas governor and his counterpart in Missouri have strongly condemned the shooting incident that resulted in the "tragic" death of an Indian engineer this week. "The friends and family of Srinivas Kuchibhotla are in our prayers.




Moving Greenwood Forward

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:15:19 GMT

April 4th is election day and I ask for your support in casting a vote to reelect me as your Mayor. I began serving our community in 2014 as Alderman Ward ll.




Tammy Bruce Media's Reagan treatment dangerous for Trump

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:51:52 GMT

The media laugh at any attempt to compare President Trump to former President Ronald Reagan , but there are many similarities, not the least of which are the withering attacks both men endured before and after they sought the presidency. The extraordinary assaults by media, celebrities and jealous politicians against Trump have been unending.




Puppets to appear at Performing Arts Center

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:24:46 GMT

A puppet show about the Underground Railroad in northern Missouri and southeastern Iowa will be performed in Washington next week. The Eulenspiegel Puppet Theater will perform Freedom Star: Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Washington Performing Arts and Events Center.