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Renovated Missouri State Residence Hall Won’t Open on Time

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – Some Missouri State University students will be housed in hotels when the semester begins next month due to a $13 million renovation of a residence hall taking longer than expected. University […]

07/29/2015

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Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s budget stalemate. The 110-1 vote would still […]

07/28/2015

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Floods, Tornadoes: Red Cross Busy in Northeast Missouri

The Red Cross has provided contacts for physical and mental health professionals as recovery continues.

07/27/2015

A black bear is seen in the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Missouri Wildlife Staff Euthanize Bear in Christian County

Once a bear associates people with food, it will continue to seek residences for food.

07/23/2015

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Experts: Missouri Lacks Key to Prevention of Heroin Use

Springfield Police took possession of more than three times that amount heroin in 2014, compared to 2013.

07/16/2015

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Police: Bomb Found in Car During Springfield Traffic Stop

Police say a 42-year-old Springfield man is jailed after police said they found an improvised explosive device in his vehicle.

07/02/2015

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10,000 Toilet Paper Rolls Stolen from Illinois Charity

Local grocery store said it would replace the stolen rolls for free.

07/01/2015

Photo: AFP/Getty/Juan Mabromata

Springfield, Mo. Inundated by High-grade Marijuana from Colorado

Narcotics investigators in Springfield say the city is seeing an influx of higher-grade marijuana from states where the drug is legal, particularly Colorado.

06/29/2015

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Illinois’s New Weed Businesses Worried About Gun Laws

Medical Marijuana hasn’t been sold legally in Ill., yet, but business owners are worried about being liable for gun incidents at their stores.

06/25/2015

Evelyn Howard only had a note in the family bible to document that she was an American citizen. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

Top 100 ‘Bible-Minded’ Cities in America: St. Louis 47th

Two other cities in Missouri are ranked sixth and 23rd on the list.

06/24/2015

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