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Kansas City Southern up 2.5 percent; Great Plains, Waddell & Reed also higher

Regional stocks

Capitol Federal Financial rose 21 cents, or 1.68%, to close at $12.70.

Cerner Corp. rose 1 cents, or 0.02%, to close at $49.67.

Commerce Bancshares Inc. rose 76 cents, or 1.67%, to close at $46.18.

Compass Minerals rose 29 cents, or 0.32%, to close at $90.25.

DST Systems Inc. rose 28 cents, or 0.41%, to close at $69.16.

Ferrellgas Partners L.P. rose 47 cents, or 2.11%, to close at $22.75.

Garmin Ltd. rose 17 cents, or 0.47%, to close at $36.52.

Great Plains Energy rose 38 cents, or 1.57%, to close at $24.52.

H Block Inc. rose 31 cents, or 1.02%, to close at $30.75.

Inergy L.P. fell 8 cents, or 0.51%, to close at $15.74.

Kansas City Life Insurance Co. rose 44 cents, or 1.06%, to close at $42.08.

Kansas City Southern rose $2.85, or 2.50%, to close at $116.87.

Layne Christensen Co. rose 18 cents, or 0.87%, to close at $20.98.

O'Reilly Automotive Inc. rose $1.26, or 1.09%, to close at $117.03.

Sprint Nextel Corp. fell 20 cents, or 3.20%, to close at $6.05.

UMB Financial Corp. rose 43 cents, or 0.73%, to close at $59.02.

Waddell Reed Financial Corp. rose 74 cents, or 1.51%, to close at $49.59.

YRC Worldwide Inc. fell 72 cents, or 2.23%, to close at $31.62.

Market averages

Dow Jones rose 78.02 points, or 0.50%, to close at 15,548.54.

Nasdaq rose 1.28 points, or 0.04%, to close at 3,611.28.

S 500 rose 8.46 points, or 0.50%, to close at 1,689.37.

BATS 1000 rose 118.15 points, or 0.63%, to close at 18,975.33.

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