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Homeless Advocate Accused in Lawsuit over Springfield FireThe lawsuit accuses the Rev. Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center of arranging for Moore to live in a home that lacked fire alarms.
Kansas Ends Volatile 2014 with 154 Same-Sex MarriagesReports show that 154 same-sex couples wed in Kansas during a volatile period in late 2014, months before the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized the unions nationwide.
Man's Body Found in Back Seat of Stopped CarSt. Louis County police are investigating after a dead man was found inside a car during a traffic stop.
13-Year-Old Boy Accused in Fatal Shooting of Girl, 12A 13-year-old boy deliberately shot and killed a 12-year-old girl outside a foster home in rural southwest Missouri where they both lived using a gun he had taken from the house, the local sheriff said Friday.
Slay Pushes Special Court for Violent OffendersMayor Francis Slay says he has discussed with judges about a special court to handle criminals who use guns.
Study Shows Price Differences For Women Health ProceduresA new study finds huge price differences for mammograms and other critical women’s health procedures across the nation.
Pope Remains Popular Among Catholics, Non-CatholicsPope Francis is back at the Vatican after his East Coast tour, but how is his popularity numbers holding up? He remains quite popular among Catholics and non-Catholics.
Marianists Settle With Chaminade Sex Abuse VictimThe accused, Fr. Louis Meinhardt, died in 1990
Enrollment Dips 1,500 for St. Louis SchoolsThe biggest reason for the drop is students departing for schools elsewhere in the region.
Lincoln County Man Charged in Abuse of 3-Month-Old SonPolice say the child had several injuries that included bleeding of the brain and detached retinas.
Diversity Training will be Required for Mizzou FreshmenThe university made the announcement Thursday, days after a student was removed from the Columbia campus for shouting racial slurs at a black student group practicing for homecoming.
Man Who Boasted About River Jumps, Dies After JumpHis girlfriend saw him resurface and float a short distance before he went under.

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