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Big airlines predict Labor Day air travel to be up from a year ago

14 million people to fly within the U.S. in the week leading up to Labor Day.

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Pet food factory opens in Joplin

A pet food company has opened its first $90 million factory in Joplin.

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Man pleads guilty to trafficking caviar from Missouri paddlefish

A pregnant paddlefish can have about 20 pounds of eggs and those eggs can be sold as caviar for as much as $35 an ounce.

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Motorcyclist dies after crashing into cow in Arkansas

The motorcyclist was on a county road when he struck the cow.


Fungus dangerous to cattle turning up in southwest Missouri

Ergot, a fungus that can be deadly for cattle, has been spotted in several hayfields and pastures.


Missouri gay marriage case moves to federal court

The lawsuit was originally filed in Jackson County by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses.


Year-over-year US home prices show a slower gain

A year ago, many would-be buyers, particularly younger ones, were priced out of the market.

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Army Corps of Engineers agrees to monitor dam pollution

The settlement could have wide-ranging implications for the hundreds of dams operated by the Corps around the country.

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  • Customer refuses to leave tip for gay waiter

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    What a customer left behind for a waiter in Kansas has ignited a social media firestorm. The server found a message written on a credit card receipt telling him he would get no tip because he is gay.  

    Sandra Olivas reports.

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