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2 hrs ago | Missourian

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6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Congress continues to avoid long-term fix for highway funding

States were bracing for a drop in payments during the height of construction season.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | KFVS12

2 arrested in Missouri man's disappearance

Two Columbia residents have been arrested in the 2011 disappearance of a central Missouri man, in a case investigators are now calling a homicide.

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9 hrs ago | Missourian

Missouri Peace Corps volunteer being evacuated

A Missouri man is among the hundreds of Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from three West African nations affected by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history.

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10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Missourians see their home values rising

Sixty-six percent of Missourians expect their home values to rise in the next year, and 47 percent say the values have risen during the last year.

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11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Saint Luke's hires director for spine program

Saint Luke's Health System has hired Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya to take over as director of its spine program and director of spine surgery at the Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, University of Missouri Kansas City

16 hrs ago | KOMU-TV Columbia

Auditor: At least $12,000 missing in Clark County

A report by the Missouri Auditor's office shows that a northeast Missouri county is missing more than $12,000, with a former circuit clerk suspected of taking the money.

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20 hrs ago | Missourian

In Columbia, Missouri Rep. Wright presses for lobbyist reform

State Rep. John Wright wants to change an inappropriate culture of entitlement he said is pervading the Missouri state Capitol.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Columbia, MO, Rocheport, MO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Scanews.com

Transportation Tax Campaign Spent More than $2 Million -- Just In July

The campaign for a statewide transportation sales tax has been in a spending frenzy in July - and still has more money to burn.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

The Island Packet

WWII veterans remember their service during national tour's stop on Hilton Head

Auston O'Neill, his wife Bonnie with their dog Barker are touring the states in a motor home as part of the "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!" tour to raise public awareness about next year's 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army

Sedalia Democrat

Debunking the myth: Dog Days of Summer3:18 pm

Sores and boils brought on from swimming in lakes and rivers, canines going mad, and fish refusing to bite are just a few of the many myths associated with the "Dog Days" of summer, but is there any real truth behind the stories of these strange occurrences? Local experts say "likely no," but add there are some elements of fact to many popular ... (more)

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Christian Science Monitor

Sexual assault: Senators introduce bill to hold campuses more accountable

Anna a survivor of sexual assault, with her mother Susan joins Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. , during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, to discuss 'Campus Accountability and Safety Act' that is before the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican

Joplin

Gulfport standout picks Missouri

And that's all the time the Gulfport receiver needed to decide to turn down offers from Cincinnati, Alcorn State and Memphis.

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Business Journal

Former SEMO health network CEO sentenced for conspiracy

Cheryl Ann White, former CEO of Southeast Missouri Health Network Inc., was sentenced to 33 months in prison on a conspiracy charge.

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Related Topix: New Madrid, MO, Bernie, MO, Senath, MO, Sikeston, MO

Trenton Republican-Times

Trenton - SSoftball Practice

Practice for Trenton High School softball will begin on Monday, Aug. 4. Practice will run from 8 to 10:15 a.m. at the Ebbe Sports Complex.

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The L Magazine

Boyhood: Rich Hill

This year has proven that there still remains room for the coming-of-age film to grow.

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Stars and Stripes

Just what's in the VA reform bill, and can lawmakers pass it before recess?

Capitol Hill lawmakers signed off Monday night on a detailed $17 billion compromise to overhaul the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 29, 2014

River Front Times

Gina Loudon Writes 2000-Word Essay About Her Teen Daughter Dating a 57-Year-old Actor

Missouri's top Tea Party, reality show D-list family is in the gossip headlines this week, and they seem to be soaking up the attention in the strangest way possible.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Steven Bauer, Celebrities, Al Pacino

Lee's Summit Tribune

Congressman Cleaver Welcomes President Obama to Kansas City, Missouri

July 29, 2014 Congressman Emanuel Cleaver will join President Obama at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kansas City, MO, North Kansas City, MO

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"Back to School" no sales tax holiday approaches

The Missouri Department of Revenue released a statement saying the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Entertainment

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