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3 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

What to expect for fall apple picking season

Apple orchards across central Missouri are packed full of fruit ripe for the picking, due mostly to favorable weather conditions. At Binder's Hilltop Apple and Berry Farm near Mexico, Kathy and Terry Robinson said they are excited to pick their own apples and turn them into delicious food.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science

12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old's death

In this May 18, 2010 file photo, Dominika Stanley, left, the mother of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones sits next to Aiyana's father Charles Jones in attorney Geoffrey Fieger's office in Southfield, Mich. A judge won't delay the trial of a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed 7-year-old Aiyana Jones during a raid, despite his attorney's concerns that a "media frenzy" following a police shooting in Missouri could harm his client's right to an impartial jury.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

18 hrs ago | News Tribune

Public defenders praise override of veto

The Missouri Public Defenders office is praising lawmakers after this week's vote to restore funding to the defender system. The General Assembly overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of $3.47 million intended to pay private attorneys to handle cases where the public defender has a conflict.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Mail

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Related Topix: Natalie Dormer, Watches, Travel

ABC News

New Focus on Minority Voting After Brown's Death

In this March 6, 2007 file photo, pennies rest on top of the headstone marking Dred Scott's grave on the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to deny Scott his freedom, at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis. Pennies are placed on top of the marker to honor Lincoln's role in freeing the slaves.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Mashable

Solar Storm Nearing Peak Could Cause Vivid Northern Lights Display

Thanks to two solar flares that occurred in rapid succession late this week, a widespread and potentially vivid display of the Northern Lights is possible for many parts of the U.S. and Canada. This could include parts of the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest, including cities such as Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Missouri, and Portland, Oregon.

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SFGate

Missouri lawmakers push electronic privacy, again

A new Missouri law banning schools from electronically tracking students is part of a recent national push among states to increase privacy protections, experts say. The bill will take effect in October after lawmakers overrode Gov. Jay Nixon 's veto of the bill this past week, just barely getting the required two-thirds majority in both chambers.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Privacy, Education Etc.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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A Missouri man who robbed a Chili's restaurant with a BB gun has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison. Christopher Ford, 29, was sentenced Thursday to four years Missouri man sentenced in Chili's robbery EAST ST.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

The Daily Caller

Missouri: Gun Owners Prevail In Veto Override Session

This week, Senate Bill 656 received final approval from the Missouri House of Representatives, and the veto by Governor Jay Nixon was overridden. Things started late Wednesday when the state Senate took up SB 656 during the veto override session and approved it by a 23 to 8 vote.

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Related Topix: Guns, Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Education Etc., US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KFVS12

Inmate convicted of killing grandmother dies

The state Corrections Department says 31-year-old Troy Ford, of Springfield, was pronounced dead just before noon Friday at a northwest Missouri hospital. The agency says an autopsy will be performed.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a... In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday - just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the... The state says three Ohio inmates who escaped from prison, including a convicted school shooter, have been transferred to a higher-security facility. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

KFVS12

Missouri authorities cancel search for 4-year-old boy

Authorities have canceled an endangered person advisory for a 4-year-old boy who was taken from a courthouse during a custody dispute. The Polk County Sheriff's office says Benjamin K. Adams was found safe in Springfield Friday morning and was returned to his family.

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KFVS12

Mother sues plane companies in children's death

The mother of two children killed in a 2012 plane crash in southwest Missouri alleges in a lawsuit that eight companies' negligence contributed to the crash. Georgia Marshall, of Springfield, filed the lawsuit this week in the September 2012 crash near Willard.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

APNewsBreak: SC dad accused in 5 deaths was ex-con

9, 2014, Smith County Sheriff's Deputies escort Timothy Ray Jones Jr., from jail in Raleigh, Miss. . Photos of Timothy Ray Jones Jr. children are on display during a news conference at the Lexington County Sheriff's Dept Training Center in Lexington, S.C., Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Prison, Missouri Government, Alabama Government, Alabama, Illinois, Illinois Government

WXOW-TV La Crosse

US Senate rivals survive TV reality show

A defense lawyer says that a court martial has been recommended in the case of a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago and later winding up in Lebanon for eight years. A Marine hearing officer has recommended a court martial for a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago and later winding up in Lebanon for eight years, a defense lawyer said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, US Senate, Jeff Bingaman

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Former speaker Hastert marks Flight 93 anniversary

10, 2014. . A flag is placed at the base of the Wall of Names that contains the names of the 40 passengers and crew of Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., on Wednesday, Sept.10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Flight 93 National Memorial, US National Parks, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Terrorism

KFVS12

Missing man found alive after stuck in muddy field

A northeast Missouri man has been rescued after a two-day search, when he was found stuck in a muddy area of the woods near Hannibal. The Quincy Herald-Whig reports authorities found 69-year-old Ronald Eugene Howdeshell near the Salt River on Wednesday night.

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The Age

35 arrested as Missouri police block protest on highway over teenager Michael Brown's shooting

A man is arrested during a protest at Hanley Road and Interstate 70 during an attempt to shut down Interstate 70 in Berkeley, Missouri. Photo: AP Berkeley, Missouri : Demonstrators hoping to block Interstate 70 here on Wednesday to protest the shooting death of Michael Brown a month ago were barred by the police from entering the highway.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Berkeley, MO

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Missouri enacts 72-hour abortion waiting period

10, 2014, in Jefferson City, Mo. . Joanne Schrader holds signs as she gathers with other abortion opponents in the rotunda of the Missouri Capitol Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Jefferson City, MO, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration

10, 2013 file photo, the Tribute in Light rises above buildings during a test in New York. . FILE - In this Sept.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, iPod touch App, United Airlines, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

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