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TriWest Healthcare plans to hire 500 people in Kansas City

An Arizona-based health care services company for the military plans to open a service center in Kansas City and hire 500 employees.

Missing father of golfer found safe

The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III was found safe in Texas after he went missing for nearly two weeks, police said Friday.

Lincoln football picked eighth at its second GLVC Kickoff

Lincoln quarterback Owen Jordan and linebacker Treston Pulley were dealt a tough card Friday when the two seniors sat in front of the microphone without their head coach at the Great Lakes Valley Conference Football Kickoff.

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Jets surprised, disappointed Richardson hid his arrest

Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson’s latest troubles until media reports started popping up early Thursday night. That’s around the same time Richardson’s parents found out, too.

Friday's MLB Capsules

Games played on July 31, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series between the top teams in the NL East.

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Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0

Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night.

Texas company asks Missouri to rethink power line rejection

A Houston-based company is asking Missouri utility regulators to reconsider their rejection of a proposed high-voltage power line that was planned for a multistate wind energy project.

Friday's WNBA Capsules

Games played on July 31, 2015

WNBA ROUNDUP: Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.

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Donaldson drives in winning run, Jays beat Royals 7-6 in 11

Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Kansas City 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto failed to get a decision in his Royals' debut.

Two KC men charged after shooting, multi-county car chase

Two Kansas City men face charges in Callaway and Hickory counties after shooting a body shop employee, stealing a vehicle and leading police on a 150-mile car chase which ended with a gun battle.

Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mystery

Under a microscope and expert eyes, the wing fragment that washed up on the beach of this volcanic island could yield clues not just to its path through the Indian Ocean, but also to what happened to the airplane it belonged to.

Friday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on July 31, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

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WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, who trash talked his way to the main event of the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, has died. He was 61.

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Cardinals get reliever Jonathan Broxton from Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran.

Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

‘Gut-wrenching’ decision: Search for teens to be suspended

After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard’s search for two teenage fishermen was to end Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they’re pressing on with their own hunt.

Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect

The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn’t advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they’ll seek the death penalty.

Charges filed in S. Brooks Drive shooting

A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a shooting, Thursday, on South Brooks Drive.

US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings

Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.

Woman accused in antifreeze deaths wants statements tossed

Attorneys for a southwestern Missouri woman accused of fatally poisoning her husband and a son with antifreeze are asking a judge to toss out her videotaped statements to investigators.


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