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  • Adam Wainwright gets to 20 wins as the Cardinals inch closer to the Central title with a big win over the Cubs
    Adam Wainwright hit the 20-win mark for the second time in his career, joining L.A.’s Clayton Kershaw as the only pitchers in the majors with 20 this season, as the Cardinals moved a step closer toward their second straight division title with an 8-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Pittsburgh won, so the Cardinals magic number […]  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:21 +0000

  • Duffy shows up and shuts down the Indians in the scheduled game to pull to within one of Detroit
    Danny Duffy pitched for the first time since throwing one pitch on September 6th and threw six shutout innings  as the Royals moved within one game of first-place Detroit and built a two game lead in the wild card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night. The Royals grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first […]  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:48:57 +0000

  • Reverse transfer moves forward (AUDIO)
    Higher education leaders hope the successful completion of a pilot project puts Missouri in a position of having sixty percent of its working-age residents with college degrees. The Department of Higher Education thinks a little more than forty percent of Missouri workers have degrees from community colleges or from four-year institutions. The Department wants to […]  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:31:52 +0000

  • Ferguson, St. Louis same-sex marriages illustrate need to vote local
    Two stories that have drawn national attention to Missouri this year could serve as reminders to Missourians, no matter how they feel about those stories, of the importance to vote in local government races. Those with passionate feelings about police procedures stirred by the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the unrest that followed, or about […]  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:15:38 +0000

  • Royals and Indians complete suspended game. Royals score a run in the bottom of the tenth, but lose 4-3
    Jarrod Dyson ran for Nori Aoki and stole second base after Aoki singled in a run in the bottom of the tenth inning.  Dyson was left stranded at second as Omar Infante popped up to end the game 4-3.  The game was completed at Progressive Field in Cleveland, after the game was suspended in Kansas […]  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:55:15 +0000

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  • Missouri man sentenced for sexually abusing girl
    Missouri man sentenced for sexually abusing girl

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      Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:19:06 CST

  • St. Louis looks to add poet laureate
    St. Louis looks to add poet laureate
    The St. Louis Board of Aldermen is considering adding a poet laureate position in wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

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      Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:57:46 CST

  • 12 years later, Missouri killing still a mystery
    12 years later, Missouri killing still a mystery
    Twelve years after the death of Peggy Miller in St. Francois County, police say they're still looking for clues in the case.

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      Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:48:03 CST

  • Missouri gives money to help town after tornado
    Missouri gives money to help town after tornado
    The Department of Economic Development will give a Community Development Block Grant to help the town of Orrick recover from an EF2 tornado in May.

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      Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:43:18 CST

  • Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria
    Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria
    Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:41:52 CST

  • Columbia Daily Tribune - news/local

  • Man accused of shooting relative sentenced to two years in prison
    A Columbia man accused last year of shooting his half brother pleaded guilty to an amended charge and was sentenced by Boone County Presiding Judge Jodie Asel to two years in prison.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:58:00 -0500

  • Telecom companies oppose municipal broadband in Columbia
    Telecom companies that provide service in Columbia are pushing back against the idea of the city government expanding broadband service by opening up its existing fiber-optic network.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:33:00 -0500

  • Lawsuit highlights 'mish-mash' of policies covering benefits for same sex couples
    Gay couples in Missouri looking for public employers who provide benefits to same-sex spouses must check each agency’s rules carefully because what is true in one location may not be in another.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:25:00 -0500

  • Angel Lane reconstruction starts next week
    ASHLAND — Reconstruction of Angel Lane, the roadway that connects Highway 63 to Columbia Regional Airport, will begin Sept. 29 and should be finished in just 2½ weeks.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:04:00 -0500

  • Homeowners still recovering from July windstorm
    On July 7, Wendy Hale was in her living room and had just reached for a book or magazine — she can’t remember which — when she heard something that sounded like a train bearing down on her home.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:30:00 -0500


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