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Chinese man sentenced for stealing Monsanto trade secret

A Chinese national who pleaded guilty earlier this year to stealing a trade secret from agribusiness giant Monsanto while he worked in Missouri has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

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Judge tosses Girl Scouts’ recruitment suit vs. Boy Scouts

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Girl Scouts' claims that the Boy Scouts created marketplace confusion and damaged their recruitment efforts by using words like “scouts” and “scouting” in recruitment drives.

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Judge dismisses charges for duck boat tragedy

A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against three men prosecuted after a tourist boat sank and killed 17 people during a 2018 Missouri storm.

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Missouri House fine-tunes state budget

Missouri's GOP-led House on Tuesday fine-tuned a spending plan for the state's upcoming budget year, including billions of dollars in federal pandemic aid.

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Greitens has become ‘erratic, unhinged,’ ex-wife alleges

The ex-wife of Eric Greitens said in a sworn statement that the former Missouri governor and current U.S. Senate candidate has become erratic and unhinged since she accused him of abuse in an earlier court filing.

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Missouri regulates boarding schools after abuse allegations

Dozens of people say they were abused at either Circle of Hope or Agape Boarding School — allegations that helped prompt a new Missouri law aimed at reining in religious boarding schools that for decades went without any oversight by the state.

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Execution suit tossed because Louisiana can’t get drugs

A federal judge has dismissed a nearly decade-old lawsuit against executions in Louisiana, saying there’s nothing to challenge because the state can only get the required drugs as medicines.

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Jefferson City sued for removing Confederate-related stones

A former city councilwoman alleges in a federal lawsuit that Jefferson City officials violated her free speech rights when two paving stones with messages about a Confederate general were removed from city property.

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$14M jury award for protesters could resonate around US

A federal jury’s $14 million award to Denver protesters hit with pepper balls and a bag filled with lead during 2020 demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis could resonate nationwide as courts weigh more than two dozen similar lawsuits.

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Kansas City police to pay $325,000 to teen after arrest

A Black Kansas City teenager will receive a $325,000 settlement after three white police officers hit him more than 10 times and used a stun gun on him, according to an excessive force lawsuit.

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Preliminary settlement in Normandy ‘debtors’ prison’ lawsuit

A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement in a lawsuit that accuses the city of Normandy of issuing excessive fines for traffic and other minor offenses and then jailing people who couldn't afford to pay.

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