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  • Jared Cook drops a pass, then shoves quarterback Austin Davis on the sidelines. Apologizes on Twitter (AUDIO)
    Not only was Austin Davis the tough luck quarterback in the Rams 34-31 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, but then he got shoved by tight end Jared Cook on the sidelines…after Cook dropped an easy one-yard touchdown.  Davis to his credit, didn’t make much out of the sideline shove. Cook addressed the situation after the game […]  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:24:35 +0000

  • Cardinals clinch a playoff spot, not try to contain the flu as team eyes the division title
    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said there are more than ten players who are affected with flu-like symptoms, saying after Sunday’s 7-2 loss to Cincinnati that there may be more players unavailable to play then those that are well enough to go. Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams were out of the lineup for the second game […]  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:55:56 +0000

  • Historian, former inmate, troopers recall 1954 MO Penitentiary riot
    60 years ago the prison that had helped Jefferson City to remain the state’s capital city threatened to turn on the town. The biggest riot in Missouri State Penitentiary’s 168-years of operation kicked off shortly after 6 the evening of September 22, 1954, and what would follow was hours of chaos and 50 years of […]  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:17 +0000

  • MODOT needs shovelers (AUDIO)
    Summer leaves us at 9:29 tonight. But the Missouri Department of Transportation already is thinking a season ahead. If you have some spare time to hit the road in the nastiest weather of the year, the transportation department might have a truck for you to drive. The department is recruiting seasonal workers for emergency snowplow […]  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:18:49 +0000

  • Royals take a step closer to postseason play with a win over Detroit to avoid a sweep
    Nori Aoki hit a two-run triple, and the Royals were able to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 to avoid a sweep Kansas City pulled to within 1.5 games of Detroit for the division. The Royals also maintained their position for a wild card with a 1.5 game lead over Seattle. Aoki’s tiebreaking triple in the fourth scored Omar […]  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:30:08 +0000

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  • Missing man with Alzheimer's survives being hit by train
    Missing man with Alzheimer's survives being hit by train
    A man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing in St. Louis County has turned up alive, despite being struck by a train.

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:53:57 CST

  • Police arrest suspect in Eldon Jiffy Stop armed robbery
    Police arrest suspect in Eldon Jiffy Stop armed robbery
    The Eldon Police Department said Monday they arrested a man in connection to a Saturday armed robbery at an Eldon convenience store.

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:30:48 CST

  • State Rep. Randy Pike dies at 60
    State Rep. Randy Pike dies at 60
    State Rep. Randy Pike, of Butler, died Saturday.

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:52:47 CST

  • Four teens arrested after robbery, assault outside nightclub
    Four teens arrested after robbery, assault outside nightclub
    Police said Monday morning they arrested four teens in connection to a strong armed robbery near a Columbia night club just after midnight.

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:26:34 CST

  • Missouri Dept. of Education reviewing learning standards
    Missouri Dept. of Education reviewing learning standards

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:23:41 CST

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  • Heavily-favored MU falls to Indiana in final minute, 31-27
    Heavily-favored Missouri's nation-leading streak of 47 straight games causing a turnover ended Saturday at the same time the Indiana Hoosiers ended an 18-game losing streak to ranked opponents by stun  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • Tribune reporter gets award for Ryan Ferguson coverage
    Tribune reporter Alan Burdziak has been chosen to receive a Missouri Bar Excellence in Legal Journalism Award for his coverage of proceedings in 2013 that led to Ryan Ferguson’s release from prison.  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • Heritage Festival brings history to life in Nifong Park
    In the predawn hours of Sept. 14, 1814, Georgetown, Md., attorney Francis Scott Key was one of three Americans being held on a British warship in Chesapeake Bay during a naval bombardment of Fort McHe  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • Boone County judge appointed to statewide panel
    A Boone County associate circuit judge has been appointed to the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision.  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • People's Visioning organizes climate rally
    The People’s Visioning community action group will hold a rally Monday to mark the start of the United Nations Climate Summit.  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500


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