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London Olympics: Azevedo scores 4 in US Olympic water polo win

Captain Tony Azevedo scored four goals — three in the opening quarter — and the U.S. men's water polo team beat Britain 13-7 to remain undefeated at the London Olympics.

London Olympics: Ndlovu, South Africa win 1st Olympic rowing gold

Three years ago, Sizwe Ndlovu gave up his job as an IT technician to pursue his dream of winning an Olympic gold in rowing at the London Games.

London Olympics: Roger Federer advances to Olympic semifinals

Roger Federer's final shot of the day clipped the let cord, dribbled over the net and settled softly in the grass, beyond even 6-foot-9 John Isner's reach.

KCI changing electronic signs, expects congestion

Officials of Kansas City International Airport are advising travelers to give themselves extra time to get to the airport because of construction that could cause congestion for nearly two months.

Jobless rate drops below 8 percent in St. Louis

The jobless rate in metropolitan St. Louis is going down, and has dipped below 8 percent for the first time in more than three years.

Kansas City fighting graffiti with $110K

Kansas City officials are taking steps to replace some of the graffiti around town with murals.

Man sentenced in 2 St. Joseph shootings, 1 fatal

A St. Joseph man was sentenced to a total of 30 years in prison for shootings that killed one woman and seriously injured another.

Plan for downtown Kansas City streetcar passes

Voters approved a special tax to fund a two-mile streetcar route in downtown Kansas City, although only 500 people voted.

Monett industrial plant closure will cost 140 jobs

A manufacturing company in southwest Missouri says it will close part of its plant, costing about 140 people their jobs.

Police: No suicide note at home of shootings

A St. Louis Area Major Case Squad investigator says no suicide note was found at the Glendale home where a woman and her two children were killed.

St. Charles deputy guilty of crime at meth raid

A St. Charles County deputy faces sentencing in October after being found guilty of several crimes while on a methamphetamine raid.

Kansas City man charged with killing girlfriend

The Jackson County prosecutor's office has charged a 32-year-old Kansas City man in the death of a woman whose body was found after police said he called them to report her death.

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