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Missouri ballots will be reprinted following court ruling Missouri election officials are scrambling to reprint ballots and reprogram computers after an appeals court ordered a change to an early-voting proposal that will appear on the November ballot. County clerks said Wednesday that the change could cost the state thousands of additional dollars and could delay the availability of absentee ballots. An appeals court panel ruled earlier this week that the ballot wording approved by lawmakers ...

Mizzou suspends 2 basketball players following arrests The University of Missouri men's basketball coach suspended freshmen Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen following their arrests over the weekend on suspicion of third-degree assault after three men were jumped near campus. Coach Kim Anderson suspended both players from all team activities. "We have high standards for the conduct of our student-athletes and expect much more from them as members of our program," Anderson said Tuesday night. Allen ...

Photos: 2 guys have fun in city park turned into lake Jennifer Adams sent these photos of two guys who were paddling and swimming on Wednesday at Kirkwood Park just off Seminole Street between Glenstone and Lone Pine avenues, just east of the Brentwood branch library. ...

Group wants all H.S. seniors in Missouri to pass citizenship test Some former Missouri officials back a proposal to require high school students to pass a test used for immigrants who apply for citizenship.   Former Gov. Bob Holden and other political leaders said Wednesday that the test is necessary to educate students on democracy.   A study conducted by a conservative Oklahoma research organization found less than 3 percent of high school students in that state could pass ...

Fraud by Prime, Inc., salesman brings prison, order for restitution A judge says a man from Battlefield has to repay nearly a million dollars that he stole from his employer and its clients -- after he serves time in prison.   U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays sentenced Travis Honaker, 36, on Tuesday to three years and one month in federal prison without parole.  The judge also ordered Honaker to pay $945,200 in restitution. Last March 18, ...

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Maps provide early warning of California fire risk
FILE - In this May 15, 2014 file photo, a woman douses around her home with water from a hose as her neighbor's home burns during a wildfire in Escondido, Calif. Fire-hardened Southern Californians know that when the Santa Ana winds blow, a wildfire probably isn’t very far behind, the only questions are where and how bad it will be. The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, rolled out a mapping tool that should help homeowners and first responders get a better idea of just where those fires are most likely to erupt during a Santa Ana wind event. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Fire-hardened Southern Californians know that when the Santa Ana winds blow, a wildfire probably isn't very far behind — the only questions are where it will erupt and how bad it will be.

Tulsa deputy resigns after sexual assault arrest
In this photo provided by the Tulsa County Jail is Tulsa County sheriff's deputy Gerald Nuckolls. Oklahoma authorities say Nuckolls, 26, was arrested Tuesday and resigned Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2104 after two women said he sexually assaulted them at a Tulsa County home while he was on duty. (AP Photo/Tulsa County Jail)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy resigned Wednesday after two women said he sexually assaulted them at a Tulsa County home while he was on duty, a case that comes on the heels of a state trooper and an Oklahoma City police officer being arrested on sexual assault complaints.

NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) watches the action from the sideline in the second half of a NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. The NFL reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy, including the addition of human growth hormone testing, which will allow the Welker and two other previously suspended players to return to their teams this week. Under the new rules announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, players who test positive for banned stimulants in the offseason will no longer be suspended. Instead, they will be referred to the substance abuse program. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month.

Fed renews zero rate pledge, but hints at steeper rate hike path
Sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in WashingtonBy Michael Flaherty and Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time," but also indicated it could raise borrowing costs faster than expected when it starts moving. Many economists and traders had expected the U.S. central bank to alter the rate guidance it has provided since March, given generally improving data on the economy's performance. But the Fed repeated its assurance that rates would stay ultra-low for a "considerable time" after a bond-buying stimulus program ends. ...

Fed chief Yellen's remarks at press conference
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks at a press conference on Wednesday following the conclusion of the U.S. central bank's two-day policy meeting. ON INTEREST RATE PATH PROJECTIONS "I would say there is relatively little upward movement in the (federal funds rate) path, and I would view it as broadly in line with what one would expect with a very small downward reduction in the path for unemployment and a very slight upward change in the projection for inflation. "So most participants in deciding on the path ... ...