<![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 Concealed carry for Kansas public employees takes effect July 1 http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86828967.html#storylink=rss Proponents say employees have a right to safety

Opponents say law infringes on rights of home owners

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Kansas priest on diversion in bank fraud case http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86828407.html#storylink=rss Thomas H. Leland agreed to pay $150, 919 in restitution

Thefts were from two parishes in Neosho County

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From drones to tanning beds: 11 new Kansas laws http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86842117.html#storylink=rss Kansas lawmakers passed dozens of new laws in the last legislative session

Here are 11 that might affect you

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Police: Security guard at a downtown St. Louis hotel broke into room, groped sleeping woman http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86834882.html#storylink=rss Authorities say the man used his security access key card to enter her room

Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Arch officials say the guard has been fired

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From drones to tanning beds: 11 new Kansas laws http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86828587.html#storylink=rss New laws from the 2016 legislatiive session

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Wichita man trapped under lawn mower dies http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86809902.html#storylink=rss Man, 63, found beneath running lawnmower

He appeared to have been repairing the mower

Family discovered accident after returning home

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Company tries again to build power line in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86976547.html#storylink=rss A Houston-based company on Thursday reapplied to build a power line across Missouri for a multistate wind energy project despite an earlier rejection by state regulators.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:15:08 CDT By SUMMER BALLENTINE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86976547.html
Teen given probation in attack on Great Bend school bus http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article87005462.html#storylink=rss A Great Bend teenager has been sentenced to a year of probation for his part in an assault on another teenager on a swim team school bus.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:59:20 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article87005462.html
Missouri won't immediately halt Planned Parenthood funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86913107.html#storylink=rss Planned Parenthood facilities in Missouri will continue to receive government funding for women's health services for a while, despite a new budget provision attempting to stop it.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:20:01 CDT By DAVID A. LIEB ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86913107.html
Suspect in deaths of 4 family members pleads not guilty http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86992782.html#storylink=rss A Missouri man accused of killing four of his relatives has pleaded not guilty to charges in the case.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:19:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86992782.html
President of University of Central Missouri hurt in accident http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86978097.html#storylink=rss The president of the University of Central Missouri has been hospitalized after a bicycle crash in Colorado.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:44:20 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86978097.html
Planned Parenthood seeks repeal of abortion laws in 8 states http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86970122.html#storylink=rss Planned Parenthood says it will work with its abortion-rights allies in eight states to repeal laws that may be vulnerable following the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down tough abortion restrictions in Texas.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:40:06 CDT By DAVID CRARY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86970122.html
2 die in industrial accident in south Wichita http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86943057.html#storylink=rss Wichita police say two men have died at an industrial accident in south Wichita.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:19:16 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86943057.html
FDA warns against eating raw dough amid E. coli fears http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86828622.html#storylink=rss In a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, federal regulators said this week that people should not eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some recalled flour.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:30:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86828622.html
Report: Kansas farmers planted more corn, soybeans http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86919452.html#storylink=rss A new government report shows Kansas growers planted this spring more of their fields into corn and soybeans, and put in fewer acres of sorghum.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:09:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86919452.html
Missouri sports league 'continuing to recover' from theft http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86896997.html#storylink=rss A southwest Missouri youth sports league is working to rebuild after a former leader embezzled tens of thousands of dollars.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:54:19 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86896997.html
Farmers lament pasture-based dairy loss, casualty of a crime http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86866642.html#storylink=rss Ten years ago, Mike Meier, a fourth-generation dairy farmer, was about to call it quits. Workdays at his Monett farm were long and tiring, and he wasn't making much money.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:04:47 CDT By LIDIA MOORE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86866642.html
SEMO president to become citizen on Fourth of July http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86865612.html#storylink=rss This Fourth of July will be extra special for Southeast Missouri State University president Carlos Vargas-Aburto — he'll become a U.S. citizen.

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Gun storage truck to park near Cardinals games http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86851952.html#storylink=rss Like most sporting venues, Busch Stadium prohibits guns. Soon, gun-carrying Cardinals fans will have the option of leaving their weapon in an armored truck instead of their car.

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Authorities identify man found in car parked at restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86848512.html#storylink=rss Police in southwest Missouri say a decomposed body found in the backseat of a car parked at a Wendy's restaurant was that of a 34-year-old man.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:29:22 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86848512.html
Hollister coach, teacher charged with statutory rape http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86845962.html#storylink=rss A southwest Missouri coach and early childhood teacher who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has been charged with statutory rape.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:14:16 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86845962.html
Man who helped cop subdue gunman is among 23 Carnegie heroes http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article86652062.html#storylink=rss A civilian who helped a New York police officer subdue a gunman who had already fatally shot another officer is one of 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism announced Thursday.

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Kansas priest may receive diversion in bank fraud case http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86836952.html#storylink=rss Federal court records show that a Catholic priest charged with stealing nearly $151,000 from two small parishes to fund his gambling has negotiated a diversion agreement.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:19:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86836952.html
2 dead, 1 badly hurt in St. Louis shooting http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86830632.html#storylink=rss Two people are dead and a third critically injured following a shooting in south St. Louis.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:29:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86830632.html
Kansas City man indicted in $3.3M investment fraud scheme http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86829357.html#storylink=rss A Kansas City man has been indicted in a nearly $3.3 million investment fraud scheme.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:14:12 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86829357.html
Authorities investigating Kansas woman's death seek 2 trucks http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86827752.html#storylink=rss Authorities investigating the death of a central Kansas woman are asking the public for help locating two vehicles.

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Kansas City-area man charged with embezzling from 2 churches http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86826992.html#storylink=rss A suburban Kansas City man has been charged with embezzling more than $86,000 from two churches.

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West Point cadet on ventilator after trying to save swimmer http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86822722.html#storylink=rss Officials say a West Point cadet from Missouri is on life support after he tried to save a swimmer who was caught in a rip current off a Long Island beach.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 02:59:20 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86822722.html
Woman charged in attack of St. Louis train station worker http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86821317.html#storylink=rss A Ferguson woman has been charged in the attack of a security guard at a train station in St. Louis.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:34:18 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article86821317.html
Man trapped under running lawn mower in Wichita dies http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article86821307.html#storylink=rss A 63-year-old man has died in Wichita after being trapped under a running lawn mower.

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