Missouri

Ariz. Lottery says winner claims half of $588M

PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Lottery says the other winning ticket in last week’s $588 million Powerball jackpot has been claimed.

12/07/2012

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Powerball winner: ‘Is that the right numbers?’

A 52-year-old Missouri mechanic and his wife claimed their share Friday of the record $588 million Powerball jackpot. Mark and Cindy Hill held one of two winning tickets for the nation’s biggest Powerball jackpot.

11/30/2012

Cops: Man plotted attack during 'Twilight' movie

BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) – A southwest Missouri man is accused of plotting to open fire inside a movie theater during a screening of the new “Twilight” film. Twenty-three-year-old Blaec Lammers of Bolivar was charged Friday […]

11/16/2012

WWII gun to be displayed at Marin battery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A massive gun that was on the battleship Missouri when the Japanese surrendered at the end of World War II will soon be installed on a cliff at the entrance to […]

10/02/2012

Santorum, DeMint endorse Akin in Mo. senate race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin has won two high-profile Republican endorsements a day after guaranteeing his candidacy would continue. On Wednesday, former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and Sen. Jim […]

09/26/2012

Another Christian college sues over contraception mandate

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – The College of the Ozarks in southwestern Missouri is joining opponents of the new federal health care law with its own lawsuit over the law’s birth control component. The Christian college […]

09/19/2012

Bishop convicted for failing to report priest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A judge has found a Missouri bishop guilty of one misdemeanor count for failing to report suspected child abuse by a priest, and acquitted him on a second count. Robert […]

09/06/2012

Isaac's remnants relieves some drought states

  ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some key farm states punished by the nation’s worst drought in decades caught a break with several inches of rainfall from Hurricane Isaac‘s remnants as other parts of the Midwest […]

09/06/2012

Isaac gives drought-stricken farmers brief respite

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Several days of rain have given farmers in the nation’s midsection a welcome break from irrigating and hauling water for livestock as they contend with the worst drought in the […]

09/03/2012

Isaac update (watch video)

(AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Isaac are moving beyond New Orleans and the Louisiana coast, but the storm has left behind high water and stranded residents in some spots. Next up for a soaking: […]

08/30/2012

Rain from Isaac may not help corn growers

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some farmers in the Midwest who’ve endured the nation’s worst drought in two generations are worried that the approaching remnants of Hurricane Isaac may be too much of a good thing. […]

08/30/2012

Losing candidates get new focus after Akin comment

(AP) – The two losing candidates in the Republican primary for Missouri‘s U.S. Senate seat are getting renewed attention after comments by the party’s nominee about rape. Six-term Congressman Todd Akin said in a television […]

08/20/2012

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