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Nuggets make offer to Kleiza

The Denver Nuggets have made a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Linas Kleiza, a former Missouri player who spent the past season in Greece.

MU Power Plant nationally recognized as environmentally friendly facility

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency recognized the plant with a 2010 EPA Energy Star Combined Heat and Power award.

St. Louis seniors sickened by lack of air conditioning

Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said the Cochran Towers complex air conditioning first broke down Tuesday, then again Wednesday. High temperatures have been in the 90s since then.

Ralcorp buying pasta maker, offers glum outlook

The acquisition of American Italian, which primarily makes store-brand pasta for grocers, strengthens Ralcorp in a category that did well in the recession as consumers ate at home more and traded down to cheaper options. But, Ralcorp also warned that that its third quarter earnings might be off.

UPDATE: Petraeus remembers Korean War vets

Gen. David Petraeus, head of the U.S. Central Command, spoke Monday in Independence at an event marking the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.

ANALYSIS: Missouri governor delaying tax credits

Some companies win, while others will lose under Gov. Jay Nixon's recent actions to prop up Ford Motor Co. while calling a halt to finance plans for development projects.

Council interviews applicants about stormwater solutions, funding

The Columbia City Council spoke with seven people interested in sitting on the Storm Water Advisory Commission on what might be done about stormwater management.

Neck City pushes to be counted in Census, recognized by MoDOT

Neck City has about 120 residents. Mayor Pat Gooch recently learned the town was no longer listed among Census records, meaning residents didn't get Census forms.

Former Olympic gymnast now a police officer

Terin Humphrey competed in the 2004 Olympics and looked for a non-sedentary occupation to fulfill her penchant to move.

Missouri residents recall Gasconade River oil spill

A massive pipeline ruptured on Guy Wittler's property nearly 22 years ago and spewed more than 860,000 gallons of crude oil into the Gasconade. It was the worst inland oil spill in U.S. history.

Nixon signs bill punishing sexual predators who spit

The new law allows for a felony charge against a violent sexual predator who knowingly causes mental health workers to be in contact with various bodily fluids.

Excessive heat in Missouri might cause pavement problems

MoDOT says roadways have already begun to buckle in parts of Missouri since the sweltering weather arrived last week.

Petraeus headlines Korean War event in Independence

Petraeus, head of the U.S. Central Command, was scheduled Monday to address a gathering of Korean War veterans at the Community of Christ Auditorium.

Severe thunderstorm watch for Boone County until 7 p.m.

The watch was issued by the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center.

Rivers remain high in Missouri

The National Weather Service maintained flood warnings Monday along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. The northwest corner of the state appeared to be getting the worst of it, the result of heavy rain in Nebraska that flowed down the Missouri River.

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