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Most regional stocks close higher

Regional stocks

•Capitol Federal Financial fell 2 cents, or 0.16%, to close at $12.50.

•Cerner Corp. rose 32 cents, or 0.57%, to close at $56.49.

•Commerce Bancshares Inc. fell 16 cents, or 0.35%, to close at $45.75.

•Compass Minerals fell 83 cents, or 1.10%, to close at $74.38.

•DST Systems Inc. rose 23 cents, or 0.27%, to close at $85.47.

•Ferrellgas Partners L.P. rose 18 cents, or 0.79%, to close at $23.07.

•Garmin Ltd. rose $1.30, or 2.79%, to close at $47.91.

•Great Plains Energy rose 8 cents, or 0.34%, to close at $23.62.

•H Block Inc. rose 54 cents, or 1.87%, to close at $29.43.

•Kansas City Life Insurance Co. rose 50 cents, or 1.09%, to close at $46.28.

•Kansas City Southern rose $1.45, or 1.18%, to close at $124.06.

•O'Reilly Automotive Inc. rose 3 cents, or 0.02%, to close at $124.24.

•Sprint Nextel Corp. rose 16 cents, or 2.33%, to close at $7.03.

•UMB Financial Corp. rose 40 cents, or 0.68%, to close at $58.98.

•Waddell Reed Financial Corp. rose 97 cents, or 1.55%, to close at $63.45.

•YRC Worldwide Inc. rose 13 cents, or 1.50%, to close at $8.47.

Market averages

•Dow Jones rose 23.57 points, or 0.15%, to close at 15,639.12.

•Nasdaq rose 14.55 points, or 0.37%, to close at 3,936.59.

•S 500 rose 6.29 points, or 0.36%, to close at 1,767.93.

•BATS 1000 rose 94.01 points, or 0.47%, to close at 20,004.40.

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