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News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - About 300 people stood outside the theater where President Obama spoke in Kansas City, Missouri. Protesters and supporters mingled today outside the Uptown Theater, monitored by nearby police. There were a few arguments among the protesters, some of whom carried signs calling for Obama's impeachment. Other protesters chanted "free Palestine" while denouncing Israel's military campaign in Gaza.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City rally and parade for nonviolence had to be shut down after fights broke out. The event, "Your Life Counts," included performers and animals from the UniverSoul Circus, which is organizing anti-violence events around the country. The Kansas City Star reports the parade and rally drew hundreds of people to the Linwood Shopping Center Tuesday evening before multiple fights broke out.

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) - A central Missouri inmate who has been missing for nearly a week is back in custody. Pettis County Sheriff's Captain Dave Keller tells the Sedalia Democrat that 29-year-old Brandon McGee was captured shortly after 6 a.m. today after sleeping on a couch in a Sedalia home.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - A 40-year-old northwest Missouri man accused of ramming a horse to death with his vehicle has been charged with animal abuse. The St. Joseph News-press reports Michael Ebrecht of Quitman was charged yesterday with felony animal abuse in connection with the horse's death Saturday in Nodaway County.

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