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    Three-Year-Old Accidentally Shot by Four-Year-Old Brother

    Three-Year-Old Accidentally Shot by Four-Year-Old Brother

    Posted 9:28 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - A 3-year-old St. Louis County boy is expected to recover after being accidentally shot by his 4-year-old brother.

    The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the family's home in north St. Louis County. Police say the boys' 27-year-old father was taken into custody. Formal (More)

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    Auction Begins for Old Crestwood Mall

    Auction Begins for Old Crestwood Mall

    Posted 9:25 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    CRESTWOOD (AP) - It was once a go-to place for St. Louis area shoppers. Now, the old Crestwood Mall is on the auction block.

    KTVI-TV reports that the vacant mall in southwest St. Louis County is being auctioned online starting Monday. The (More)

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    Three Charged in Portageville Killing

    Three Charged in Portageville Killing

    Posted 9:23 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    PORTAGEVILLE (AP) - Three southeast Missouri men charged with first-degree murder in the April death of a 60-year-old Portageville man are expected to make their first court appearance on Monday.

    The Southeast Missourian reports that Gunner Lee (More)

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    Hannibal Finds Home Sewers Tied to Storm Drains

    Hannibal Finds Home Sewers Tied to Storm Drains

    Posted 9:20 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    HANNIBAL (AP) - The city of Hannibal says it has found a dozen homes with sewer systems connected to municipal storm drains.

    The Quincy Herald-Whig reports that that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources alerted (More)

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    Coal Protest Continues at Washington University

    Coal Protest Continues at Washington University

    Posted 9:18 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A student sit-in over Washington University's ties to coal company Peabody Energy is approaching its third week at the St. Louis campus.

    The student protesters want the school to remove Peabody CEO Greg Boyce from the university's board of trustees. They also want the (More)

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    Groups Spent $200K on Mo. Lawmakers' Trips

    Groups Spent $200K on Mo. Lawmakers' Trips

    Posted 7:37 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Industry and special interest groups have spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers.

    Records reviewed by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch showed the travel-related spending in many cases (More)

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    Hearings Set for Cases Challenging Ameren Rates

    Hearings Set for Cases Challenging Ameren Rates

    Posted 5:07 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri utility regulators plan to hear evidence in June on a pair of cases challenging the electricity rates charged by Ameren Missouri.

    The Missouri Public Service Commission scheduled a hearing to begin June 4 on a request by Noranda Aluminum for a 25 percent (More)

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    House Plans Debate on Missouri Student Transfers

    House Plans Debate on Missouri Student Transfers

    Posted 5:06 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri House members plan to advance legislation that seeks to address a student transfer law requiring unaccredited school systems to pay for students who want to attend better-performing schools in nearby districts.

    A House committee could vote on a measure this (More)

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    Mo. Lawmakers Plan to Send Nixon Criminal Code

    Mo. Lawmakers Plan to Send Nixon Criminal Code

    Posted 5:05 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are poised to send Gov. Jay Nixon legislation to overhaul the state's criminal laws.

    House Majority Leader John Diehl says the chamber will vote on a measure that passed the Senate earlier this year. An affirmative House vote would send the bill to (More)

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    Columbia City Council to Vote on Utility Database Proposal

    Posted 3:49 AM 4/21/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council will vote Monday on a proposal to allow citizens to access detailed utility data online.

    If the council approves the policy, Columbia residents would soon be able to see water and electrical use for a particular property in Columbia on the (More)

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    MoDOT to Switch Up Closed Lanes in Highway 63 Project

    MoDOT to Switch Up Closed Lanes in Highway 63 Project

    Posted 3:05 AM 4/21/2014 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Road work will continue on some of the bridges on Highway 63 in Columbia this week and it could cause delays for area drivers. 

    On Highway 63 over Stadium Boulevard, the southbound passing lane will reopen Monday at 7 p.m. and work will switch to the southbound driving lane (More)

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    On Eve of Marathon, Festivities and Tight Security

    On Eve of Marathon, Festivities and Tight Security

    Posted 8:19 PM 4/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) - Families celebrating Easter contrasted with tight security checks as Boston welcomed tens of thousands of runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators for the annual marathon.

    Diners gathered at sidewalk cafes and runners in their official jackets picked up last-minute (More)

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    Kraft Foods Recalls Oscar Mayer Products Made at Columbia Plant

    Kraft Foods Recalls Oscar Mayer Products Made at Columbia Plant

    Posted 7:50 PM 4/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's (More)

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