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Fierce females: Suzanne Massey; Cheryl Gorvie; Christie Myers; April Wallace; and Stephanie Giddens

NY Giants’ Carl “Spider” Lockhart’s neighborhood roots

NorthPark’s piano man: Play ‘Star Wars’ for me

This 18-year-old helped Bhutanese refugees and found herself



Judge defends tough policy on application fee

More knowledge, less recidivism is goal

How does parents’ marital status figure in child poverty?

County judges redirected money to fund diversion courts 

Ocala will raze charcoal plant to create housing




Suicide in Missouri: Mental health professionals not required to receive specific training

EpiPens’ price increase is a matter of life and death

COMO Safe Water Coalition focuses on education, conversations about water quality

With new facility, joint communications hopes to reduce 911 call response times

Callaway County residents seek answers about proposed hog farm




5-year-old displays courage during battle with stage 4 cancer

Play hopes to inform audience about experiences at overnight homeless shelters

City officials investigate mysterious water source

App aptitude: Smartphones ease tasks for disabled, elderly people.

Start Right Foods provides healthy waffle alternative




Historic Green restores dilapidated homes to LEED certified

The Sundry sets the stage for sustainable food

Urban Provisions celebrates American-made

Kansas City recycles human waste

Elements of Green specializes in sustainable building materials




Sensory-friendly ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ is fun for autistic kids, too

Lifeguard’s chair comes with lofty responsibilities amid early-summer rescues