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Adjusting fertilizers vital in claypan ag soils.

All soils are not equal. Rich loams support the world's most productive agricultural regions, including swaths of the American Midwest. But in some parts of the Midwest, including areas in Missouri and Illinois, claypan soils dominate. And where claypans reign, problems for producers abound. New research from the University ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Empowerment center to open in Ferguson at burned store site.

FERGUSON, Mo. — The president of the National Urban League says he's seen "steps in the right direction" in Ferguson, Missouri, in the three years since Michael Brown's death, and he's hopeful the new Ferguson Community Empowerment Center will…

- Billings Gazette - US

Empowerment center to open in Ferguson at burned store site.

The president of the National Urban League says he's seen "steps in the right direction" in Ferguson, Missouri, in the three years since Michael Brown's death, and he's hopeful the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Empowerment center to open in Ferguson at burned store site.

The president of the National Urban League says he's seen "steps in the right direction" in Ferguson, Missouri, in the three years since Michael Brown's death, and he's hopeful the new Ferguson Community Empowerment Center will help even more.

- FOX News - US

How a Kansas City neighborhood wrote the blueprint for transforming a community.

Part of a series on communities overcoming obstacles to become cleaner and greener. Yolanda and Alan Young never intended to make Ivanhoe their home. They purchased a two-story, shirtwaist-style house in the Kansas City, Missouri, neighborhood at public auction in 1986, planning to renovate and rent or resell it. They moved ...

- Business Insider - US

Woman reaches $5M settlement with inmate in daughter's death.

A Missouri woman has reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against a former neighbor imprisoned for killing her 9-year-old daughter in 2009.

- FOX News - US

Family: Man in Missouri interstate shootout 'tortured soul'.

Relatives of the man who died during a shootout with police along a Missouri interstate say he was a "tortured soul" who finally cracked.

- FOX News - US

Battle intensifies to contain Montana wildfire, largest in U.S.

- More than 600 firefighters in Montana battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the biggest wildfire in the United States after it torched buildings, seared grasslands and drove scores of people from their homes. The Lodgepole Complex fire was 20 percent contained after laying waste to 250,000 acres of timber, brush and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Fire crews battle to halt spread of Montana blaze, largest in the U.S.

- More than 600 firefighters in Montana on Tuesday battled to halt the spread of the biggest wildfire in the United States after it torched buildings, raced through forests and drove scores of people from their homes. The Lodgepole Complex fire was 20 percent contained after laying waste to 250,000 acres of timber, brush ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Montana Blaze Rages as California Crews Gain Ground on Wildfire.

The biggest U.S. wildfire torched buildings and parched grassland forcing evacuations in eastern Montana while California firefighters gained ground on a massive blaze near Yosemite National Park on Monday, authorities said. The two-blaze Lodgepole Complex in Montana, the biggest wildfire in the United States currently, was ...

- Voice of America - US

Montana blaze rages as California crews gain ground on wildfire.

The biggest U.S. wildfire torched buildings and parched grassland forcing evacuations in eastern Montana while California firefighters gained ground on a massive blaze near Yosemite National Park on Monday, authorities said. The two-blaze Lodgepole Complex in Montana, the biggest wildfire in the United States currently, was ...

- Yahoo! News - US

More than a dozen Missouri massage parlors raided — and the reason is incredibly disturbing

At least 18 massage parlors were raided in Missouri recently as part of the state's effort to battle human trafficking. According to a report by…

- TheBlaze.com - US

McCaskill plays watchdog ahead of tough 2018 race

The Missouri Democrat is bringing new scrutiny to the opioid epidemic, an effort that could boost her chances in a state Trump won overwhelmingly.

- POLITICO - US

In Trump's America, not everyone is anti-NAFTA

In Kansas and Missouri, 56 per cent of voters cast their ballots for Donald Trump. But many did so despite his virulent anti-trade views, not because of them

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ancient Italian Fossils Reveal Risk of Parasitic Infections Due to Climate Change

In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch contained clues about how sea level rise due to climate change could foreshadow a rise in parasitic trematodes, or flatworms. The team cautioned that the rise could lead to outbreaks in human ...

- ENN - US

Missouri ignores US Supreme Court ruling requiring resentencing of prisoners given life without parole as juveniles

I am currently serving life without parole in the Missouri Department of Corrections. I have been incarcerated since the age of 15. I'm being held under an unconstitutional sentence along with 80-plus others who were sentenced to life without parole as juveniles . In June 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court found it ...

- San Francisco Bay View - US

Nursing home in pro-Trump Missouri town fears Obamacare repeal will force them to turn the elderly away

A nursing home in a small town over 100 miles away from St. Louis may soon be forced to turn residents away who can't afford their services without Medicaid. According to St. Louis public radio, administrators at Monroe City Manor in the tiny Monroe City, Missouri are worried Republicans will ...

- The Raw Story - US

Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change

In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch contained clues about how sea level rise due to climate change could foreshadow a rise in parasitic trematodes, or flatworms. The team cautioned that the rise could lead to outbreaks in human ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Minnesota shooting shows police body cameras not used enough

MINNEAPOLIS — Police and protesters heralded the arrival of the body camera as a critical window into officers' everyday activities after the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

- Billings Gazette - US

Phila. Case Over Asbestos-Infused Talc Could Set Pattern for Series of Claims

The high-profile litigation in Missouri over talcum powder might be beginning to cool down, thanks to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, but a talc-related litigation in Pennsylvania is beginning to heat up, and may set a pattern for a growing area for tort claims.

- Atlanta Daily Report - US

Charges mount in corruption probe at Kansas City jail

A federal crackdown on alleged bribery-related smuggling of such contraband as cigarettes, cell phones and prescription drugs into the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri, has expanded with indictments accusing a fifth person and adding more charges against the previous four suspects.

- FOX News - US

Missouri GOP Rally Around Hawley To Challenge Sen. McCaskill In 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Republicans are coalescing around Attorney General Josh Hawley as their favored candidate to challenge veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2018, which would set up a marquee contest between a wily incumbent and an up-and-coming political newcomer in a state that's trending ...

- TPM News - US

Speeding car lands on roof of house in Missouri

How exactly did a speeding car end up on the roof of a house in St Louis, Missouri?

- BBC - UK

What motivated a Jordanian soldier to murder 3 US instructors?

July 17, 2017, 7:04 PM A Jordanian soldier, Sgt. Marik al-Tuwayha, has been sentenced to life in prison with hard labor for killing three US military trainers last November as their vehicles approached the al-Jafr airbase where they were training Jordanian army troops in counter-terror tactics. The victims were Staff Sgt ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Tennessee restricts use of Monsanto pesticide as problems spread

By Karl Plume CHICAGO - Tennessee on Thursday imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, a flagship pesticide for Monsanto Co, becoming the fourth state to take action as problems spread over damage the weed killer causes to crops not genetically modified to withstand it. Dicamba is sprayed by farmers on crops genetically ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Beyond scraped knees: The implications of a Missouri playground on state voucher programs

Last month, in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case about playground resurfacing for a church preschool, the Supreme Court potentially opened the doors for state governments to fund religious education through voucher programs. Given the national prominence of the school choice debate, this is an opportunity to reflect ...

- Brookings - US

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