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  • Both managers expect tonight’s wild card game to be low scoring, but both teams have hit Shields and Lester (AUDIO)
    Both Oakland A’s manger Bob Melvin and Royals manager Ned Yost agree that tonight’s one game wild card between these teams will be low scoring.  The A’s are sending out their mid-season pick up and post season ace Jon Lester to the mound while the Royals will counter with James “Big Game” Shields. Bob Melvin […]  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:19:49 +0000

  • Chiefs fans set a new record for loud at Arrowhead. Andy Reid said his ears were still ringing well after the game (AUDIO)
    Chiefs fans be proud.  You may not have the defending Super Bowl champs to cheer for, but Arrowhead Stadium is officially the outdoor loudest stadium in the world again. The crowd for last night’s game against the Patriots registered a 142.2 on the decibel scale, beating the 137.6 registered by a Seahawks crowd set at CenturyLink Field […]  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:42:31 +0000

  • How did it happen? What the Missouri Tigers were able to do to beat South Carolina from the Gamecock perspective (Google Hangout)
    Phil Kornblut, from our sister network, SportstalkSC.com in Columbia, South Carolina was just beaming last year after he cleaned up four pounds of bar-b-que in a bet he made with one of our Missourinet radio affiliates.  This time around, his mood a little somber as he tells me on this Google Hangout that it will […]  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:04:23 +0000

  • Missouri State football wearing orange decals to honor softball star Allie Alvstad as she battles leukemia
    As part of the #AllieStrong movement on the Missouri State University campus, the Bears’ football team will have orange helmet decals to support MSU softball player Allie Alvstad’s, who was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, and to raise awareness of the disease. Orange is the official awareness color for leukemia. Senior football players Caleb Schaffitzel […]  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:37 +0000

  • Blunt talks militarization with police (AUDIO)
    Senator Blunt has met with several law enforcement officials to talk about militarization of local police,  an issue raised after Ferguson police used an armored vehicle  early in last month’s demonstrations.  The public reaction to that action has triggered inquiries into the transfer of equipment through the Department of Homeland Security and from the Military […]  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:37:31 +0000

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  • Jefferson City School Board calls Amendment 3 "deeply flawed"
    Jefferson City School Board calls Amendment 3
    After a Monday work session, the Jefferson City Public Schools Board announced Tuesday morning a unanimous decision to oppose Amendment 3 on the November ballot which would alter teacher evaluations statewide.

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  • ACLU suit questions '5-second rule' in Ferguson
    ACLU suit questions '5-second rule' in Ferguson
    The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking an end to the so-called "five-second rule" for Ferguson protesters.

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  • Palmyra schools finish $5.5 million upgrades
    Palmyra schools finish $5.5 million upgrades
    Construction has finished on $5.5 million upgrades to security systems and energy efficiency at two Marion County schools.

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      Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:44:04 CST

  • Smokin' Chicks BBQ holds fundraiser for Walk to End Alzheimer's
    Smokin' Chicks BBQ holds fundraiser for Walk to End Alzheimer's
    Smokin' Chicks BBQ in Columbia will give a donation from sales at the restaurant this month to the Walk to End Alzheimer's at Cosmo Park.

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      Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:25:22 CST

  • Springfield gets grant to add more police
    Springfield gets grant to add more police
    The city of Springfield will receive a federal grant to help hire 10 more police officers.

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  • Boone County children's fund requests top $5 million
    The Boone County Children’s Services Board is in the final stages of recommending more than $5 million in funding for proposals aimed at improving access to mental health care and preventing substance  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:04:00 -0500

  • Pinball wizards start local league to grow the game
    Ever since he was a young boy, Adam McKinnie played the “silver ball.” Now, at age 39, he’s a “Pinball Wizard,” a la The Who’s 1969 rock hit.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:45:00 -0500

  • Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms
    The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — and that’s if they can even get it.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:36:00 -0500

  • Stylists offer pink hair extensions, clips for $10 mammography fund donations
    In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, hair stylists at Hair Therapy Salon in Columbia are offering pink hair extensions and removable clip-ins for a $10 donation to benefit th  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0500

  • Comic book creators invited to challenge
    Midwest Geekfest is hosting a 24-Hour Comics Day Challenge this weekend. The challenge starts at noon Saturday and goes through noon Sunday. It will be held at Carfax, 2301 Maguire Blvd., in southeast  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0500


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