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  1. UPDATE 3-Harley-Davidson closes Missouri plant as shipments slump, shares fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Reuters

    The Milwaukee-based company forecast a drop in shipments to dealers this year as it expects retail sales in the United States - the company's biggest market - to dip. Despite generally higher U.S. consumer spending, Harley is grappling with an ageing customer base and younger, more price-sensitive buyers hesitant to embrace the iconic brand as previous generations have done.

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  2. Power Player: MO couple hits jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2012 | Reuters

    Nov. 30 - Missouri couple wins half the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot in a drawing on Wednesday. Jeanne Yurman reports.

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  3. Kansas City Southern reports results for the quarter ended December 31 - summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Reuters

    The mean expectation of 18 analysts for the quarter ended December 31 was for earnings of $1.37 per share. * Revenue rose 10.34 percent to $660.40 million from a year ago; analysts expected $656.28 million.

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  4. UPDATE 2-NAFTA future clouds Kansas City Southern earnings beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Reuters

    Kansas City Southern, a U.S. railroad with extensive operations in Mexico, sought to ease investor fears on Friday over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, touting forecasts of solid freight volumes and a stronger economy in 2018. Uncertainty over the future of NAFTA looms over the Kansas City, Missouri-based company, which dominates cross-border rail trade between the United States and Mexico and draws about 30 percent of its revenue from U.S.-Mexico shipments.

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  5. Kansas City Southern quarterly profit rises on commodity volumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Reuters

    Kansas City Southern, a regional U.S. railroad with extensive operations in Mexico, reported a higher quarterly net profit on Friday, driven by revenue growth in 2017 in all six of the commodities it hauls. The Kansas City, Missouri-based company posted fourth-quarter net income of $552 million, or $5.33 per diluted share, up from $130 million, or $1.21 per diluted share a year earlier.

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  6. U.S. judge who oversaw Argentina debt saga dead at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | Reuters

    A senior federal judge in New York who oversaw the historic sovereign debt default cases brought against Argentina by creditors, Thomas Griesa, died on Christmas Eve at the age of 87, Special Master Daniel Pollack said. Griesa, whose rulings in the Argentina case brought him notoriety on Wall Street and infamy on the streets of Buenos Aires, ultimately ruled in favor of deep-pocketed hedge funds against the successive governments of Presidents Nestor Kirchner and then his wife Cristina Fernandez.

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  7. Florida man pleads guilty to Kansas City 9/11 memorial bomb plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Reuters

    A Florida man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty of trying to enlist a person to bomb a Kansas City, Missouri, memorial for first responders killed in the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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  8. UPDATE 2-Influential U.S. auto union caucus nominates regional head for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Reuters

    An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers nominated on Thursday a regional director as candidate for union president as the UAW struggles to organize auto plants and faces a probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers. The caucus, named for renowned former UAW President Walter Reuther, nominated Gary Jones, director of the union's region 5 covering 17 Western and Southwestern states, for a four-year term.

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  9. Avis tests fully connected wireless car fleet in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Reuters

    Avis Budget Group Inc said on Thursday it has launched in the Kansas City, Missouri, area its first fleet of cars that are fully connected to the internet, other vehicles, and to the car rental company via wireless technology as it seeks to enhance its fleet-management services. The logo of Avis Budget Group vehicle rental company is pictured at the International Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin, Germany, March 9, 2016.

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  10. Manhattan jury convicts payday lender in $220 million fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Reuters

    A federal jury in Manhattan on Wednesday found a Kansas City, Missouri businessman guilty of fraud for running a $220 million payday lending scheme that charged illegally high interest rates and made loans to consumers who did not authorize them. The U.S. Department of Justice said Richard Moseley, 73, was convicted on six counts including wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, after a 2-1/2-week trial.

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  11. Sprint to accelerate network investment, CEO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Reuters

    Sprint Corp will accelerate investment in its network as it plots a future as a standalone company, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, days after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier and rival T-Mobile US Inc said merger talks had failed.

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  12. Sprint to accelerate network investment, CEO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Reuters

    Sprint Corp will accelerate investment in its network as it plots a future as a standalone company, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, days after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier said merger talks with rival T-Mobile US Inc had failed.

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  13. UPDATE 3-Kansas City Southern overcomes hurricane to beat on revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Reuters

    The fourth-largest U.S. railroad reported a higher quarterly net profit and record third-quarter operating income on year-over-year growth at all of its six business units. Operating income of $234 million represented a 17 percent increase from the same quarter a year ago, even as it took a $19 million to $23 million hit from Hurricane Harvey, which devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast in August.

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  14. Railroad Kansas City Southern quarterly profit risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Reuters

    Kansas City Southern, the fourth-largest U.S. railroad, reported a higher quarterly net profit on Friday, driven by year-over-year growth from all of its six business units and increased rail car volumes. The Kansas City, Missouri-based railroad posted third-quarter net income of $130 million, or $1.23 per diluted share, up from $121 million, or $1.12 per share a year earlier.

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  15. U.S. inflation not a worry; Fed should raise rates -GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Reuters

    Dismissing below-target inflation as "not a current worry," Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George on Wednesday called for further gradual U.S. interest rate hikes to head off unwanted inflationary pressures. "Low inflation, in itself, is not a problem in an economy that is growing and operating at full employment," George said in remarks prepared for delivery at an event in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  16. Kansas City takes down Confederate monument after vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Reuters

    Municipal workers in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday started dismantling a Confederate memorial that was vandalized earlier this month, the latest move to take down a Civil War symbol amid a fierce debate about race and the legacy of slavery in America. A rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, by white nationalists opposed to plans to move a statue of a Confederate general there turned deadly on Aug. 12 when a man crashed a car into counter-protesters, killing one woman.

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  17. Drug reduces dyskinesia, 'off' times in Parkinson's patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Reuters

    An experimental extended-release version of the drug amantadine can reduce the duration of the involuntary dancing-like movements seen in people whose long-term use of levodopa has kept their Parkinson's disease under control. The results may help doctors walk a tightrope in treating the tremors and muscle rigidity of Parkinson's itself, where the beneficial effects of levodopa wane over time, producing so-called "off" times.

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  18. Australian investors shun bond buy-backs as U.S. investors snap them upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Reuters

    Australian companies Goodman Group and Rio Tinto are near completing up to a combined $3.5 billion in bond repurchases in the United States, a stark contrast to casino Crown Resort which is struggling to buy back A$532 million of debt from local investors. Property developer Goodman Group easily bought back 96 percent of its $1 billion bonds from hundreds of U.S. investors, while mining giant Rio Tinto took back $781 billion of its notes in an oversubscribed offer, the companies said on Wednesday.

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  19. Injured Bumgarner likely out until after All-Star breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Reuters

    Apr 19, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers a pitch in the first inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Injured San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain of his throwing shoulder and is likely to be out until after the All Star break in July, the team said on Friday.

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  20. Harley Davidson will shift production, lay off 118 Pennsylvania workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Reuters

    The company said it told employees in November 2015 of plans to shift production of Harley-Davidson Cruisers from the Pennsylvania plant to Kansas City starting in the 2018 model year. Harley-Davidson told employees on Thursday it will cut about 118 positions in York and add 118 positions in its Kansas City plant, spokeswoman Katie Whitmore said.

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