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

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Governor Jay Nixon has ordered a review of the Missouri Lottery after a decline in the proceeds transferred to education. The lottery had record sales of nearly $1.16 billion during the 2014 budget year that ended June 30th. But the amount of money transferred to education declined to $267 million from a high mark of nearly $289 million during the 2013 budget.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri has apparently won another round in its border war with Kansas that involves using tax incentives to entice businesses to move across the state line. Leawood, Kansas-based Cbiz and Mayer Hoffman McCann PC have announced plans to move their headquarters and 450 employees to Kansas City, Missouri's Country Club Plaza next summer.

NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Board of Education is altering its transfer policy for the troubled Normandy School District in a move that will allow additional students to transfer. The unaccredited St. Louis County district is now under state supervision. A new policy allows students who transferred in 2013-14 to continue to transfer, regardless of where they attended in 2012-13.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis County man who claimed to own land he planned to sell to Wal-Mart has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud involving more than $1 million in improper loans. Ronald Roberts was accused of soliciting personal loans for a phony real estate deal connected to property he purported to own near Poplar Bluff. He'll be sentenced in October.

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