Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.

Missouri needs a total ban on dangerous texting while driving

More drivers adhered to the rules in states with anti-texting laws than in states without them. That’s bad news for motorists in Missouri, because it’s one of four states – along with Arizona, Montana and Texas – without comprehensive bans on texting.

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Pull a Plane raises money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

Thirty teams competed Saturday at Kansas City International Airport to see which one could pull a FedEx Boeing 757 jet 12 feet the quickest. The Pull a Plane competition is an annual fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. The teams raised more than $80,000.
Robert A. Cronkleton bcronkleton@kcstar.com
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