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  • High expectations for Mules as the defending national champs picked number one in MIAA poll
    The defending national champion Mules basketball team was picked to finish first in the MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll released by the league office on Thursday morning. The Mules enter the season having won three straight MIAA regular season championships. Central Missouri received 10 first place votes and totaled 151 points to claim the top spot […]  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:38:16 +0000

  • Pinkel expresses concerns about the Mizzou offense and Mauk dodges media better than the pass rush (Google Hangout)
    Listen to coach Pinkel’s brief and rather terse comments about the struggling offense.  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:36:31 +0000

  • Five-run sixth inning filled with some drama as Royals come roaring back to even World Series
    On my preview of Game 2 of the World Series, heard across our Missourinet radio network on Wednesday afternoon, I stated the key for the Royals to win game two was for pitcher Yordano Ventura to be able to get into the sixth inning keeping it a one run game in either direction. Royals manager […]  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:10:42 +0000

  • Alderman, Justice Department slam Michael Brown investigation leaks
    A stream of evidence in the Michael Brown shooting investigation has been leaking out in recent days, and that’s alarming some St. Louis community leaders. People claiming to know officer Darren Wilson’s version of what happened when Michael Brown was shot have talked to the media, and now the second of three autopsy reports has […]  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:39:36 +0000

  • Senators: Is Missouri ready for Ebola? (AUDIO)
    Some state lawmakers want to make sure state agencies have the resources and the authority they need to keep Ebola away from Missouri, or to deal with it if it shows up. The Public Safety Department says is has a response plan in place to deal with any disaster–including a contagious disease outbreak. But it […]  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:31:26 +0000

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  • Family releasing autopsy of young man shot by cop
    Family releasing autopsy of young man shot by cop
    The family of a 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr killed by a St. Louis police officer is planning to release details of an independent autopsy.

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  • Kansas City Royals team name inspired by historic livestock show
    Kansas City Royals team name inspired by historic livestock show
    The American Royal Livestock Show began in Kansas City Wednesday. The event inspired the name for the Kansas City Royals baseball team.

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      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:13:46 CST

  • Homicides in St. Louis poised to pass 2013 total
    Homicides in St. Louis poised to pass 2013 total
    Homicides are up more than 25 percent in St. Louis this year, and the city is already poised to surpass the total number of killings for all of 2013.

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  • Five arrested after protest in Ferguson
    Five arrested after protest in Ferguson
    Five people are facing misdemeanor charges after violence erupted during a protest in Ferguson.

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  • 1 hospitalized after being hit by train
    1 hospitalized after being hit by train
    A pedestrian who was walking along train tracks in Cape Girardeau is now hospitalized with moderate injuries after being struck by a train.

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      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:07:18 CST

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  • Ashland group pushes YMCA fundraising effort
    Some 5,000 southern Boone County residents have received or will soon receive a large postcard asking them to consider making a pledge to support efforts to bring a YMCA to Ashland.  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:42:00 -0500

  • Job Point hires Steve Smith as interim president and CEO
    Job Point has hired Steve Smith as its interim president and CEO. He started Wednesday.  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0500

  • Capital improvement input session nixed because of low attendance
    The thought of the Columbia Capital Improvement Project budget makes Third Ward Councilman Karl Skala “nervous.”  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:01:00 -0500

  • Columbia man dies in Warren County crash on I-70
    A 79-year-old Columbia man died in a car crash Wednesday morning in Warren County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:53:00 -0500

  • Campaigns over Columbia ballot measures ramp up
    With a ballot issue that would raise the city’s development charge for new construction coming before voters in two weeks, supporters and opponents of Proposition 2 are sharpening their outreach to vo  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0500

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