Superfund site still passing tests decades later

AMAZONIA, Mo. (AP) – Twenty years after cleanup work wrapped up on a former northwest Missouri landfill, most people have either forgotten the site or never knew it existed. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Wheeling Disposal began operating a landfill in the 1970s in a rural area near Amazonia. Before its closure in 1986,…

New Jersey racetrack plans fantasy sports betting

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey racetrack says it will soon offer fantasy sports betting. Monmouth Park officials announced their plans in a statement Saturday. It came one day after a federal judge ruled the state can’t partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and…

Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis civic group that promotes downtown businesses has told its members that the grand jury considering charges in the Ferguson police shooting case hasn’t reached a decision. Downtown STL Inc. told members in an email Saturday that the grand jury will reconvene Monday to continue deliberating whether charges are…