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No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining and Markus Golden recovered a fumble to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory Friday against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC championship game for the second straight season.

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Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaser

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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Ferguson protest temporarily closes 2 St. Louis-area malls

Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.

Perspective: ‘Shop small’ and make a big difference

Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions.

Our Opinion: Shop locally: Enhance the mosaic of community

In a mosaic, the quality of the overall image depends on how the individuals tiles are connected.

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Community celebrates Thanksgiving

Volunteers make sure holiday meals are available

For many residents of Jefferson City's Dulle and Hamilton Towers, Thanksgiving provides an opportunity to come together as a community. Residents, families and friends gathered Thursday morning for a full turkey meal provided by Audrey Kauffman and the Immaculate Conception Church.

Christmas time events begin in Mid-Missouri

Streets, churches and performance halls will be filled with the sights and sounds of the holiday season as the next few weeks draw closer to Christmas Day. The first weekend of Advent begins with the Downtown Lighting Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today on High Street.

Lebanon man charged in robbery, chase

A robbery suspect who officials say shot at his victim and then led authorities on a chase Monday in Cole and Callaway counties faces a total of 10 charges out of both counties.

Charge dismissed in murder case — again

For the second time a charge against a man authorities believed may have been involved in the murder of a Jefferson City man has been dismissed. Now a tampering with physical evidence charge against Adam Moore-Duncan, 25, Jefferson City, has been dismissed.

Shooting in Jefferson City nets 5 years in prison

A St. Louis man pleaded guilty to charges in connection with a shooting in the 700 block of Madison Street in November 2013 and was sentenced to five years in prison.

JC man gets 7 years for home invasion

A Jefferson City man has been sentenced to seven years in prison in connection with a home invasion in June 2013. Byron Davis, 20, of 300 W. Ashley St., pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and resisting arrest.

Jefferson City man on probation for child porn

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. Gary Buettner, 59, is believed to have pornographic images of four young females.

Probation handed out for assaulting woman

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation for assaulting the mother of his child with a knife in April. James Ahhee, 43, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Jefferson City man pleads guilty to burglary

A Jefferson City man pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree burglary and three counts of stealing for crimes dating to December 2013 and February of this year.

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Ferguson protests move to Target, Walmart stores

Dozens of people have interrupted holiday shopping at major retail stores around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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For some, location of Brown’s hands irrelevant

The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown’s death — a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop.

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MU's Hunt closing in style

Standing out as college career winds down

COLUMBIA — With less than 11 minutes remaining in Missouri’s win against Tennessee last Saturday, wide receiver Jimmie Hunt out-jumped a defender to snatch a deep Maty Mauk pass before turning to run the remaining 40 yards for a touchdown. The Volunteer defense wasn’t the only thing he left behind him.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.

Nominees selected for Extension Council

Citizens of voting age in Cole County will have an opportunity to vote and elect members to the University of Missouri Extension, Cole County Council, in January.

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A lot on the line for Missouri

In budding rivalry with Arkansas

Today, for the first time since Missouri joined the Southeastern Conference in 2012, the Tigers will meet the Arkansas Razorbacks on the football field. Though the teams have played just five times before, the game has been labeled the Battle Line Rivalry — thanks to geography, the void left by the now-dormant Missouri-Kansas tug-of-war.


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