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Craig Wood's trial will be in Springfield with jury from Kansas City area

Craig Wood is charged with kidnapping, rape and first-degree murder for the death of 10-year-old Hailey Owens of Springfield last Feb. 18.


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Consumer group sues over Missouri insurance rates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A consumer group is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to obtain information used to justify insurance rates in Missouri.

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Retired judge from Harrison will help decide fate of Arkansas gay marriages

The Arkansas Supreme Court is considering whether to uphold the 2004 constitutional amendment and earlier state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

Missouri lawmaker wants referendum on lottery

Lawmaker wants voters to decide if they want to keep lottery. 

Clerk cancels AG candidate's voter registration

Clerk said he cancelled candidate's registration believing Leslie Rutledge was registered to vote in Washington, DC. 

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McCaskill plans events focused on campus assaults

Senator traveling to Missouri colleges for events focused on addressing sexual assaults.

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Missouri lawmakers to start review of water patrol

Missouri lawmakers set to start review of water patrol merger after May drowning at Lake of the Ozarks.

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Despite frozen spending, plans go ahead to spruce up Missouri Capitol building

$650,000 for the Senate chamber is one of several renovations going forward at the Capitol, in spite of Gov. Jay Nixon freezing hundreds of millions of dollars in state spending.

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Lawsuit: Papa John's wrongly fired worker with Down syndrome

A federal agency says the restaurant violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, which allows accommodations such as a job coach when needed.

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