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Rams owner Stan Kroenke buys historic Texas ranch, largest in United States

The Waggoner mega-ranch had been listed for $725 million when it hit the market in August 2014.

Missouri taxi companies say proposals too easy on Uber, Lyft

Uber and Lyft say they welcome the regulations on app-based car services that have been introduced in the Missouri General Assembly.

protesters interrupt curators meeting at Mizzou

Black student protest interrupts University of Missouri curators' meeting

Two dozen protesters twice interrupted a meeting of the University of Missouri system's governing board to demand improvements in diversity.  

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Lawmakers seek $1 billion to help struggling coal states

Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry hoping to see help from a federal fund to use for economic development.

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Public warned to stay out of Meramec River due to sewage

Signs have been placed along the river from Fenton to the Mississippi River, warning people to avoid contact with the water.

William Kirkman receives Springfieldian award

William Kirkman, former chief operating officer of BKD, received the Springfield Chamber of Commerce's highest honor Friday night.

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Minnesota Vikings

Judge: Vikings' can't stop signs from 'photo bombing' new stadium

The Vikings went to court, claiming Wells Fargo's signs would distract from the team's sparkling new stadium -- named for rival U.S. Bank.

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Feds sue for-profit DeVry University for inflated job and earning claims

The Federal Trade Commission says it was deceptive for DeVry to claim that 90 percent of its graduates actively seeking employment landed jobs in their fields within six months of graduation.  

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