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    St. Louis police suspect link between 2 shooting scenes

    St. Louis police suspect link between 2 shooting scenes

    Posted 2:11 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police suspect that the deadly shootings of two people and wounding of a third at a boarding house is connected to the non-fatal shooting of another person in an alley.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that (More)

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    Bills would ban gender neutral housing, unisex bathrooms

    Bills would ban gender neutral housing, unisex bathrooms

    Posted 12:08 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Gender-neutral university housing and many unisex public bathrooms would be banned in Missouri under bills that have been introduced in the Legislature.

    The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Rep. Jeff Pogue submitted the bills last week. The Salem Republican said he wants to (More)

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    Exhibit of women's wartime clothing on display at Mizzou

    Exhibit of women's wartime clothing on display at Mizzou

    Posted 12:03 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - An exhibit of women's wartime clothing will be on display through D-Day in Columbia to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

    The Columbia Missourian reported vintage posters and lithographs are part of the exhibit at the State Historical Society in (More)

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    Missouri bill would allow growlers in gas stations, grocers

    Missouri bill would allow growlers in gas stations, grocers

    Posted 11:53 AM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri beer lovers could buy freshly filled growlers of draft beers at convenience and grocery stores under two proposals brewing in the Legislature.

    The Senate was set to review a bill approved earlier this month by the House that would allow stores that sell (More)

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    Police arrest man after Callaway County shots fired, chase

    Police arrest man after Callaway County shots fired, chase

    Posted 11:52 PM 3/27/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Fulton man late Friday night after a chase through west Callaway County.

    Deputies arrested 35-year-old Travis Schroer, who was driving a vehicle connected to a shots fired incident at Old Highway 54 and County Road 411 around 8:30 p.m. (More)

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    Ex-police officer indicted in Kansas City-area stun gun case

    Ex-police officer indicted in Kansas City-area stun gun case

    Posted 9:59 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A former Missouri police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges accusing him of excessive force when he used his stun gun on a teenager last year.

    Timothy Runnels was arraigned Friday in Kansas City on two counts a piece of deprivation of civil rights and (More)

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    Man accused in Kansas Jewish site killings pleads not guilty

    Man accused in Kansas Jewish site killings pleads not guilty

    Posted 9:51 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A Missouri white supremacist pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he gunned down three people in 2014 at Jewish sites in the Kansas City area.

    74-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller entered the pleas during a court appearance in Johnson County, Kansas.

    Miller was (More)

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    Man on St. Louis train attacked after being asked about Mike Brown

    Man on St. Louis train attacked after being asked about Mike Brown

    Posted 9:35 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police were searching for three men Friday evening after a light rail passenger in St. Louis was attacked.

    Officers released details Friday after a passenger who wasn't involved posted video of the attack on social media.

    The 43-year-old victim told authorities that (More)

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    Missouri inmate serving time for assault dies

    Missouri inmate serving time for assault dies

    Posted 9:31 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri prison officials said a 77-year-old inmate serving a 30-year sentence related to a St. Louis-area assault has died.

    The Missouri Department of Corrections said in a statement that Robert Holloway died Friday morning at the Jefferson City Correctional (More)

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    New farming technique could make food healthier

    Posted 9:21 PM 3/27/2015 by Cody Crutchfield, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Crops could grow healthier and more nutrient rich, all it needs is one element.

    Carbon, to be exact. 

    Terra Char presented their carbon soil addition bio char product to farmers all across Missouri on Friday. 

    Terra Char president Phil Brom said bio char (More)

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    Man who killed Missouri 3-year-old to spend life in prison

    Man who killed Missouri 3-year-old to spend life in prison

    Posted 9:17 PM 3/27/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    HARRISONVILLE - A Versailles man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son in 2012.

    Thomas J. Presley was sentenced in the Cass County Justice Center after he pleaded guilty in January to first degree murder, connected to the 2012 death of (More)

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    Police arrest man for alleged assault with a weapon

    Police arrest man for alleged assault with a weapon

    Posted 8:55 PM 3/27/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Cody Crutchfield, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Police arrested a man Friday night after he threatened a woman with a weapon at an apartment on Clark Lane.

    The Columbia Police Department responded to a call of a physical domestic assault with a weapon around 6:30 p.m. Police said the victim of the assault was held (More)

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    Kansas City University to open new medical school in Joplin

    Kansas City University to open new medical school in Joplin

    Posted 8:13 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences announced plans to develop a medical school in Joplin.

    The Joplin Globe reported the project announced Thursday planned to use a 150,000-square-foot building formerly occupied by Mercy Hospital Joplin. The university (More)

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