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Politicians denounce rancher's racist remarks

What started out as a standoff over land rights may be turning into a controversy over race.

Racist comments from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy -- who earlier this month appeared to win a highly publicized standoff against federal authorities over his t...

New FDA Regulations

New electronic cigarette and tobacco regulations in sight from the FDA

One smoke shop owner in the Ozarks says the new regulations will cost customers in the long run.

City of Bolivar prepares for findings from follow-up audit

City of Bolivar prepares for findings from follow-up audit

KSPR's Sheena Elzie explains how the follow-up works and how the city views the first audit.

Missouri House votes to move primary elections from August to June

Supporters say the earlier primaries would give the winners more time to compete for November's general election. 

Medical Marijuana

Missouri House passes cannabis extract legislation

The bill would allow use of "hemp extract" containing little of the substance that makes marijuana users feel high.

Ark. Sen. Boozman leaves ICU after heart surgery

The move comes two days after Boozman had unexpected heart surgery due to a tear in his aorta.

Michelle Obama, DNC 2012 walk-through

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First lady won't speak at high school graduation

Michelle Obama will no longer speak at a Kansas high school graduation ceremony after protests that the first lady's presence meant fewer family members could attend because seating would be more limited.

Obama visits National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation


Obama plays soccer with Japanese robot

President Barack Obama has some new high-tech friends

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