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Missouri governor signs $27 billion budget despite concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:11pm

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a $27.3 billion budget that boosts spending for education while attempting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.

US consumer borrowing jumps 10 percent in March

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:11pm

U.S. consumers sharply increased use of their credit cards in March, pushing up total borrowing at the fastest pace in more than a decade.

Marchionne: Self-driving cars could be on roads in 5 years

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:01pm

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says working with Google convinced him that self-driving technology is closer than he thought and could be on the road in five years.

'Million-dollar man' uses marathon to rebuild his life

Zak Keefer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:51pm

He's supposed to be angry. Right? Angry at the tie rod for busting, angry at all the pain that followed, angry that he'll never get his old life back. His SUV slammed into the median at 60 mph that day, and before it could somersault across the highway, it tried to slice off John Miller's legs.

Correction: Backyard Chickens story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:41pm

In a story May 4 about a law exempting small chicken farmers from certain regulations, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the law eliminates mandatory food-safety classes. The bill was amended to retain a mandatory food-safety course.

The Latest: Senate president expects KidsCare floor fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:30pm

The Latest on the legislative effort to restore KidsCare (all times local):

Obama calls on Sen. Paul to drop objections to tax treaties

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:30pm

President Barack Obama is calling on Sen. Rand Paul to drop his objections to pending international tax treaties so they can move forward in Congress.

Pakistan anti-graft body seizes currency, gold from official

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:11pm

A spokesman for Pakistan's anti-graft body says its officers have seized currency and gold worth 680 million rupees, or $6.4 million, from the residence of top provincial financial official in southwestern Baluchistan province.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra, U of M announce partnership

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:01pm

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the University of Memphis have formed a partnership that organizers say will solve the music organization's financial hardships.

Workers are losing ground as Atlantic City casinos struggle

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:01pm

Atlantic City's casino workers are making only 80 cents an hour more now than they did 12 years ago, having opted instead to secure benefits like health insurance and retirement plans as the casino industry shrunk and four properties went out of business.

US rig count drops 5 this week to 415, another all-time low

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:00pm

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by five this week to 415, another all-time low amid depressed energy prices.

Lawyers clash on mental competency of media mogul Redstone

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:00pm

Lawyers on both sides agree that ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone was being manipulated in the months before he expelled a longtime companion from his life.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra, U of M announce partnership

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:00pm

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the University of Memphis have formed a partnership that organizers say will solve the music organization's financial hardships.

Jobless rate for recent military vets fell sharply in April

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:50am

The unemployment rate for recent military veterans dropped sharply in April, while the rate for Hispanic workers increased.

The Latest: Media mogul says he wants ex out of his life

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:50am

The Latest on a trial that will determine whether media mogul Sumner Redstone is mentally competent (all times local):

Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:50am

A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, through the community to safe areas south of the Canadian oil sands capital

Tesla waging car-sales fight before Utah Supreme Court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:41am

Tesla is fighting to sell its sleek electronic cars in Utah, arguing before the state supreme court that laws regulating traditional car dealers don't apply to it because its business model is fundamentally different.

Woman who cashed dead man's checks for decades faces prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:41am

A 78-year-old Shreveport woman faces up to 10 years in prison for cashing Social Security checks mistakenly sent to a dead man for nearly three decades.

Trump sweep of GOP field deflates federal land transfer push

Ben Neary, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:31am

Donald Trump's apparent lock on the Republican presidential nomination means advocates of large-scale transfers of federal lands to states in the West likely won't find support in the White House regardless of who wins election this November.