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Commission Chastised for Covering Jesus Symbol on Memorial

The Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.

07/01/2015

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VIDEO: Shooting Victim Found in Dumpster

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has released a surveillance video of the suspect in the shooting of a person that was found in a dumpster

07/01/2015

Photo: AFP/Getty/ Timothy A. Clary

Kansas Gun Dealer to Pay Woman for Selling to Felon

Owners of a southeast Kansas gun shop sued for selling a weapon that a man used to kill himself and his 8-year-old son have reached a $132,000 settlement with the child’s mother, according to lawyers in the case

07/01/2015

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Flooding, Power Outages in St. Louis, a Tornado in Lee’s Summit

A tornado has touched down in suburban Kansas City, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.

07/01/2015

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University of Illinois President Puts Raise Talk Off Over Budget

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said the school will put off any consideration of raises for the coming school year until the state budget situation is settled.

07/01/2015

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Brentwood Blvd. to Undergo Construction Soon

Brentwood Boulevard is going to be a construction zone potentially through next spring and is set to start in just a couple of weeks.

07/01/2015

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New Study Examines Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

A new study examines the link between citrus consumption and skin cancer.

07/01/2015

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

Mo. Supreme Court Upholds Second Amendment Ballot Issue

The Missouri Supreme Court upholds the Second Amendment ballot issue that voters approved last August.

07/01/2015

Photo: KMOX

Illinois House defeats 1-Month Budget, Battle Continues

A temporary budget to keep Illinois government operating in a new fiscal year has failed in the House, but one is still alive because the Senate OK’d an identical measure.

07/01/2015

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Missouri Panel Rejects Plan for Multistate Wind Power Line

A panel of Missouri utility regulators has denied one company’s request to construct a high-voltage power line in Missouri for a multistate wind energy project.

07/01/2015