Kim Boyer's friends are teaming up to ride in the Bike MS event in September. They are raising money for multiple sclerosis research in Boyer's honor.
Children who go to New Haven, Midway Heights, Rock Bridge, Two Mile Prairie, Ridgeway, Benton and Lee elementary schools will have start times of 7:40 a.m. for the first five schools and 7:55 a.m. for the other two.
The Cardinals ended their season-worst seven-game skid Thursday night and did so in emphatic fashion, averting a five-game sweep by routing the Pirates 13-0 in a matchup between the NL's top two teams.
The Royals won their ninth straight game, stretching their longest winning streak in more than a decade by beating Minnesota 7-2 Thursday in Minneapolis.
Ariel Castro was sentenced Thursday to life in prison plus 1,000 years
Requests for equipment are reviewed, but the process hasn't stopped many overly aggressive departments from grabbing property that could be better used by other communities with a greater need.
"We are extremely disappointed that the Russian government would take this step despite our very clear and lawful requests in public and in private to have Mr. Snowden expelled to the United States to face the charges against him," White House spokesman Jay Carney said.
Roger Herrin, 76, paid $150,000 in quarters to protest a court order mandating he pay back insurance money related to a 2001 wreck that killed his teenage son.
The FDA does not require pollen to be in the honey sold in the U.S., making it easier for companies to purchase inexpensive honey with no pollen, without knowing where it came from.
The team recently received 140 flight hours, enough for two flights each week, for each pilot to maintain proficiency. It's not enough to return to flying shows.
The Salina County prosecutor said Gregory Bledsoe, 19, of Nelson, and Garrett Tyler Green, 18, of Marshall, will repay $20,000 for the cost of repairing the Sister of Liberty statue they stole from Indian Foothills Park in August 2012.
To enact a self-ban, people will sign, notarize and submit an agreement to the Missouri Lottery.
For the first time since 1972, the share of blacks who reported that their financial situation had improved in the last few years surpassed that of whites. The tip occurred in 2010, when the percentage of whites reporting an improvement to their financial situation fell to 24 percent versus 30 percent for blacks.
Scratch and sniff panels allow the reader to get a firsthand dose of just what odor is being discussed. Anything from sweet flowers to smelly old socks can be sniffed.
As in many rural counties in California, marijuana farms are becoming more and more plentiful. The issue of large-scale marijuana enforcement and the damage some pot farms cause is not new in a region known as the Emerald Triangle, for the marijuana that has been produced there for decades. Marijuana is the state's biggest cash crop with an estimated $14 billion in legal and illegal sales annually.
While manufacturers tied to agriculture and international markets are cutting jobs in the region, durable goods producers and some nonmanufacturing firms continue to hire.
The Lee's Summit school district will spend $20.3 million on the conversion but expects to save about $11 million over 10 years.
The proposal would require Missouri motorcycle operators to be at least 21 and complete a rider-safety class before they could carry passengers.
Dozens of gay couples began getting hitched at the stroke of midnight in Minnesota, the largest state in the Midwest where it is now legal to do so. In Rhode Island, the last New England state to allow same-sex marriage, the first weddings started at 8:30 a.m., when municipal offices opened.
A major transportation and housing bill fell victim Thursday, top lawmakers said, to opposition from both conservative and more moderate Republicans and laid bare the flaws in the party's budget strategy, which promised deeper cuts to domestic programs than the rank and file were willing to deliver in votes on funding bills implementing the pledge.