<![CDATA[State News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:51:14 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:51:14 CST State 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Kansas City rail plan appears headed to November ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91574812.html#storylink=rss Kansas City voters may get a chance to vote on another light-rail system in November.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:06:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91574812.html
2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91572972.html#storylink=rss It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified, fanned by a governor's race in which all four Republican candidates are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:31:04 CDT By DAVID A. LIEB ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91572972.html
Southern Illinois lacks hospitals with trauma centers http://www.kansascity.com/news/article91570202.html#storylink=rss Southern Illinois residents continue to lack easy access to hospitals with trauma centers that offer specialized care for severe injuries.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:16:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article91570202.html
Watch a teen see color for the first time http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91464182.html#storylink=rss EnChroma glasses allow people with color-blindness to see more vividly

Nathan Rose received glasses as graduation gift

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Woman accused of hiding gun in Salina killing gets probation http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91512917.html#storylink=rss A woman accused of attempting to hide a gun used to kill a Salina teen has been sentenced to probation.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:40:23 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91512917.html
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis receives $1M gift http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91507672.html#storylink=rss The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has received a $1 million gift, the largest in its history.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:55:23 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91507672.html
Kansas man charged with impersonating officer http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91499532.html#storylink=rss A 51-year-old man is accused of pulling over a vehicle and acting as if he were a police officer.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:15:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91499532.html
Anthony man gets 6-plus years in ATV crash http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91492512.html#storylink=rss A south-central Kansas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted of charges stemming from a fatal collision.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:25:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91492512.html
Slain Kansas police captain remembered as hero at funeral http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91470792.html#storylink=rss Just before the funeral of a detective who was killed by a fleeing suspect in May, the police chief of Kansas City, Kansas, asked one of his trusted veterans, Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton, to craft a how-to manual for holding a slain officer's funeral in case the department ever needed to do so again.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:16:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91470792.html
Hutchinson woman sentenced to 12 years in prison http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91488257.html#storylink=rss A Hutchinson woman has been sentenced to about 12 years in prison for the death of a 38-year-old woman.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:45:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91488257.html
Correction: Closing Guantanamo-Kansas story http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91272697.html#storylink=rss In a story July 22 about Kansas' attorney general suing the Department of Defense over a freedom of information request, The Associated Press misidentified the rank of department spokeswoman Valerie D. Henderson. She is a lieutenant colonel, not a lieutenant.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:21:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91272697.html
Wichita Paralympics star says ring from Athens 2004 stolen http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91473052.html#storylink=rss A three-time Paralympics gold medalist from Wichita wants whoever stole the gold ring he received during the 2004 Athens Paralympics to return the ring.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:30:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91473052.html
Kansas students to spend less time taking tests http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91469262.html#storylink=rss Kansas students will spend less time taking tests under recently announced changes.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:21:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91469262.html
Hepatitis-infected man accused of spitting in officer's eye http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91469627.html#storylink=rss A Kansas City, Missouri, man is accused of spitting in a police officer's eye and insisting he was infected with hepatitis and HIV.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:20:28 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91469627.html
Court: Birth control mandate violates religious rights http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91362657.html#storylink=rss A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:01:02 CDT By DAVID A. LIEB ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91362657.html
Nation's only female Buffalo Soldier honored with monument in Leavenworth http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91392912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:24:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91392912.html Kansas shows a slight improvement in job growth in June http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91268877.html#storylink=rss State had been showing no job growth or declines in earlier months

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Wichita police chief gets White House invite after police-Black Lives Matter cookout catches nation’s eye http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91220257.html#storylink=rss What was originally planned as a protest march turned into a cookout

More than 700 stories about the event have been published or posted around the country

The crowd at the cookout included people who were white, black and Hispanic

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At slain officer's funeral, calls for respect and unity http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91212707.html#storylink=rss When protests erupted here over a black man's killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald made a promise to an old friend who urged him to be careful.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:31:01 CDT By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91212707.html
Missouri patrol: 18-year-old drowns in lake http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91379027.html#storylink=rss The Missouri State Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old has drowned in Table Rock Lake.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:35:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91379027.html
Kansas court upholds death sentence for sheriff's killing http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91209017.html#storylink=rss The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence imposed against a man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:41:07 CDT By JOHN HANNA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91209017.html
Missouri woman gets 15 years in stabbing death of boyfriend http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91356612.html#storylink=rss A Kansas City, Missouri, woman has been ordered to spend 15 years in prison for the stabbing death last year of her boyfriend.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:25:36 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91356612.html
Wichita police chief lands White House invite after cookout http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91224032.html#storylink=rss A Kansas police chief has received an invitation to the White House after hosting a cookout to promote dialogue between law enforcement and leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:01:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91224032.html
Missouri trooper cleared in fatal shooting of suspect http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91316787.html#storylink=rss A Missouri state trooper was justified in the shooting death of a suspect, a prosecutor ruled Friday.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:16:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91316787.html
Man suspected of impersonating a police officer arrested http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91301427.html#storylink=rss Police have arrested a man suspected of impersonating an officer during a Kansas City traffic stop.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:20:42 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91301427.html
Kansas man convicted of raping, killing 100-year-old woman http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91294692.html#storylink=rss A southern Kansas man has been convicted in the 2014 death and sexual assault of 100-year-old woman.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:55:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91294692.html
Aphids that plague sorghum fields return to Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91276257.html#storylink=rss Officials say the sugarcane aphid has returned to Kansas.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:50:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article91276257.html
Ferguson voters to again consider tax increase http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91263247.html#storylink=rss Voters in Ferguson will be asked in August for the third time this year to approve a tax increase as the St. Louis suburb continues to try and rebound from fallout of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:06:03 CDT By JIM SALTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91263247.html
Body found near St. Louis bike trail http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91256492.html#storylink=rss St. Louis police are investigating after the body of a man was found along a bike trail near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:35:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91256492.html
Man accused of posting threat against Louisiana sheriff http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91255617.html#storylink=rss A 25-year-old Missouri man accused of posting social media threat against a Louisiana sheriff has been arrested in California.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:30:38 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91255617.html