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Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman, Arrowhead stadiums fire food safety manager after complaining about dirty conditions

ESPN reports the manager's complaints prompted a November inspection that found violations at 20 out of 26 food stands. The stadiums later passed a follow-up inspection.

Rate adjustments saving CU customers a little money each month

Electric customers of City Utilities can expect to pay approximately $1.00 less for service during the months of April through September 2015, compared to the same period last year. 

money loans

Obama praises federal payday lender rules, says he'll veto limitations

The President's remarks come after a federal proposal to set rules on payday lenders, a multibillion-dollar business that has been regulated only at the state level.

Ford recall

Ford recalls 213,000 police vehicles to fix door springs

The recall affects Ford Explorer and Police Interceptor utility vehicles from the 2011 through 2013 model years.  Their doors can pop open in an accident.

Nursing home costs

Higher nursing home bills squeeze insurers, drive up rates

In 2014, the average bill for a shared room in a nursing home topped $6,000 a month. With rising costs, many insurance companies have either scaled back or stopped selling long-term care policies.  


SeaWorld launches new ad campaign after disparaging documentary

SeaWorld has faced declining revenue and attendance since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," examining what led a killer whale to drown a trainer at SeaWorld's Orlando park.

missouri legislature

Missouri Senate endorses pilot porgram to forgive child support debt

Republican Sen. David Sater, of Cassville, says the pilot program would help parents without custody of their children find employment and become more involved with their children.

Listeria melons

Wrongful-death lawsuits settled in wake of cantaloupe listeria outbreak

The outbreak killed at least 30 people was traced to a Colorado cantaloupe farm. Two farmers pleaded guilty and were sentenced to probation.

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