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Two passengers arrested for trespassing Sunday at airport

Airport Public Safety was notified by a private grounds contractor that the passengers had valid tickets, but invalid boarding passes, so the couple were removed from the plane and arrested.

Renetta Brock, 48, was active in church and community

Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 3 at United Community Cathedral, 5210 S. Cowan Road. Services will follow at 1 p.m. at the same location.

Gerald Stubbs, 90, WWII veteran, loved family history

Gerald Leon Stubbs of Columbia died Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was 90.

Clair Leonard Kucera, April 30, 1922 — July 27, 2013

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 8, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Columbia.

Renetta Brock, of Columbia, May 29, 1965 — July 28, 2013

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Community Cathedral. Services start at 1 p.m.

Gerald Leon Stubbs, Nov. 7, 1922 — July 27, 2013

Visitation will be held Thursday at Memorial Funeral home from 2 to 3 p.m. Services will immediately follow.

Cardinals lose Molina, doubleheader to Pirates

Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina left with a sprained right knee after the third inning of a 6-0 loss to Pittsburgh in the second game of a doubleheader sweep by the Pirates on Tuesday night.

Royals win seventh straight

Mike Moustakas hit two home runs and drove in four runs to back another strong start by Ervin Santana, and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.

Arkansas school district arming more than 20 teachers, staff

More than 20 teachers, administrators and other school employees will carry concealed weapons throughout the school day, making use of a little-known Arkansas law that allows licensed, armed security guards on campus.

Danforth Plant Science Center plans $45 million expansion

The center plans to break ground early next year on the three-story building. The new center adds 80,000 square feet of space to the current 170,000 square feet.

Gov. Nixon cites Missouri hospital in defending tax cut veto

Gov. Jay Nixon has frozen $13 million for planning and designing a new facility at Fulton State Hospital, the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.

Car crashes into Kansas City day care; 4 injured

Three injured children were among about 40 inside the Christian Academy Child Care east of downtown Kansas City about 1 p.m. when the crash happened. A driver also was injured.

WORLD BRIEFLY: Manning guilty of espionage, other charges

The Army private convicted of delivering classified material to WikiLeaks was acquitted on the most serious charge, aiding the enemy. In other news, Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators agreed to meet again within two weeks.

Blueway opponents in Missouri push for end to federal program

The Blueway program is part of President Barack Obama's America's Great Outdoors Initiative. The designation is intended to promote outdoor recreation and doesn't include new regulations or automatically bring in new money.

St. Louis, Kansas City fast-food workers strike, join national effort

The strikes Monday and Tuesday were part of an effort in selected cities, including New York and Chicago, organized by the Fast Food Forward campaign, which was launched last year.

Salad pegged in Midwest cyclospora outbreak

Cyclospora is a rare parasite that causes a lengthy gastrointestinal illness. Outbreaks have been reported in Missouri and other states, but it's not clear that those illnesses are linked to prepackaged salad mix.

Former lecturer sues UMKC chancellor

The former lecturer claims that in 2011 the university gave a passing grade to student-athlete who had failed one of his courses. The lecturer challenged the grade change, but it was not reversed.

Concealed carry class debate prompts lawsuit

Residents of New Melle were concerned about the proximity of a concealed carry class to the baseball field.

Senate confirms National Labor Relations Board nominees

Tuesday's votes included the last of the seven nominees that were part of a bipartisan deal earlier this month in which some Republicans agreed to end stalling tactics.

JPMorgan to pay $410 million in electricity price manipulation case

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said the bank used improper bidding strategies to squeeze excessive payments from the agencies that run the power grids in California and the Midwest.

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