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  • Lawmaker wants investigation of St. Louis prosecutor
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Missouri lawmaker is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, saying he "manipulated" the grand jury in the Ferguson case. McCulloch said in a radio interview on Friday that some witnesses obviously lied to the grand jury....
  • No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift
    HAVANA (AP) -- Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro....
  • Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President Barack Obama said Friday that change may not come quickly to the communist island. He suggested Congress will keep the U.S. economic embargo in place until lawmakers can gauge the pace of progress in the "hermetically sealed society."...
  • Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt
    MIAMI (AP) -- Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba's communist government, the Cuban American National Foundation opened the doors to its inviting new headquarters, with a modern glass and concrete lobby in the heart of Miami's Cuban exile community....
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  • Grassley: Holder will review Iowa man's drowning
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will personally review the case of an Iowa man who drowned while in a Missouri state trooper's custody....
  • Lawmaker wants investigation of St. Louis prosecutor
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Missouri lawmaker is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, saying he "manipulated" the grand jury in the Ferguson case. McCulloch said in a radio interview on Friday that some witnesses obviously lied to the grand jury....
  • Opponents of new smoking law start petition drive
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Opponents of three new ordinances limiting the sales and use of tobacco and e-cigarettes have launched a petition drive to erase the new laws....
  • School mentoring group might be coming to KC
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Several prominent Kansas City leaders are working to bring a national school mentoring program to the Kansas City public school district....
  • Missouri man among those granted clemency
    KENNETT, Mo. (AP) -- A southeast Missouri man's prison term will end April 15 after he was granted clemency this week by President Barack Obama....
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