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Vegas charity gives $10 million to U Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri’s journalism school on Friday announced a $10 million gift from a Las Vegas-based charitable foundation whose total contributions now exceed $100 million in a first for the flagship Columbia campus.

Pardee employees receive awards

Pardee Homes employees in Las Vegas received top scores for excellence in construction, design and customer service in a national homebuyers survey, Division President Klif Andrews said.

Montana hospital says woman posed as nurse

BILLINGS, Mont. — A woman posing as a health care worker at a Billings hospital accompanied doctors on multiple patient checks, leading Montana health officials to warn employees at other facilities to be on the lookout for an impostor wearing scrubs or a lab coat.

California families want chance at 9/11 scholarships

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Many of the relatives of Californians killed in the Sept. 11 attacks never knew that millions of dollars were raised in their name for college scholarships, and now lawmakers want to give them another chance to apply for money that an Associated Press investigation and subsequent audit found was poorly administered.