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  • My first duck hunt and I froze. No, I was dressed warm. I meant I wasn’t ready to pull the trigger (Google Hangout)
    I was determined.  My goal, when I set out to begin this series on Adult Onset Hunting with the Missouri Department of Conservation, was to get a deer and a duck on my first two hunts. I came through on the first half, harvesting a doe.  On the duck hunt?  A different story.  To my […]  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:57:17 +0000

  • Missouri sues 13 St. Louis region municipalities
    Missouri’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against 13 St. Louis County municipalities for violating a 1995 law that bars Missouri cities and towns from collecting more than 30-percent of their total revenue from fines and court costs for traffic violations. Any fines or costs beyond that threshold are supposed to be turned over to […]  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:29:50 +0000

  • Blues will be without Schwartz for an extended period of time. Second leader scorer out with a foot injury
    St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz is week-to-week because of a right-foot injury, general manager Doug Armstrong announced.  Schwartz sustained the injury in the Blues’ 5-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday. The Blues put Schwartz on injured reserve and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey […]  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:52:17 +0000

  • Shane Ray becomes Mizzou’s 13th consensus All-American. Picks up four of the five major All-American accolades (AUDIO)
    Just hours after being named a First Team All-American by both the American Football Coaches Association and The Sporting News, Mizzou junior DE Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) was named a First Team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 17). The FWAA honor gives Ray First Team All-America […]  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:18:18 +0000

  • Marshall leads Missouri State with 36 points, but it’s not enough to overtake Haith’s Golden Hurricane
    Missouri State junior Marcus Marshall scored 23 of his game-high 36 points in the second half, but it was not enough as the Bears (5-5) fell 74-70 to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane here Wednesday.  Marshall was 11-for-17 from the field and 7-for-9 from 3-point range to set a Reynolds Center opponent scoring record and match […]  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:10:05 +0000

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  • Sex offender arrested after posing as Santa Claus
    Sex offender arrested after posing as Santa Claus
    Authorities say a sex offender has been arrested after performing as Santa Claus for Kansas City area children.

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  • Stream seeks recount in St. Louis County exec race
    Stream seeks recount in St. Louis County exec race
    A former Republican state lawmaker who narrowly lost a November election for St. Louis County executive has asked for a recount on the final possible day to make such a request.

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      Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:46:47 CST

  • St. Louis broadens traffic court reform efforts
    St. Louis broadens traffic court reform efforts
    The St. Louis region's biggest municipal court has given its judges more discretion to consider violators' ability to pay when setting fines for minor traffic offenses.

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      Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:42:34 CST

  • Missouri highway fatalities down overall, up in mid-Missouri
    Missouri highway fatalities down overall, up in mid-Missouri
    Missouri highway fatalities are down overall from 2005 but up in mid-Missouri.

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      Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:04:40 CST

  • Suspect in string of armed robberies arrested after shots fired
    Suspect in string of armed robberies arrested after shots fired
    The Columbia Police Department arrested a suspect linked to five armed robberies, after they were dispatched to a shots heard call.

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      Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:34:37 CST

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  • Law enforcement institute moving from Hearnes Center
    The University of Missouri Extension Law Enforcement Training Institute’s move to Mizzou North, 115 Business Loop 70 W., is underway after nearly four decades at the Hearnes Center on Stadium Boulevar  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

  • Nixon announces beef industry summit during Centralia visit
    CENTRALIA — Gov. Jay Nixon told FFA students at Centralia High School on Wednesday that 95 percent of cattle raised in Missouri are trucked out of state for finishing and processing, a statistic he us  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

  • Hospital board at odds with city over transmission line project
    An easement request for new high-voltage overhead transmission lines in south Columbia caught the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees off-guard Monday, but a Columbia Water and Light official said the re  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

  • Light snow causes more than a dozen wrecks
    Winter weather complicated the commute for Columbia drivers Thursday morning, with emergency crews responding to 14 car crashes by 10 a.m.  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

  • Columbia police to enforce new tobacco laws by complaints, compliance checks
    Enforcement of Columbia’s new minimum purchase age for tobacco and e-cigarette sales — which the Columbia City Council voted on Monday to increase to 21 — will still be mostly complaint-driven, but th  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600


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