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McNulty to start in place of Gatti on Missouri’s offensive line

When Brad McNulty took over as Missouri’s left guard against Indiana, it didn’t go exactly as planned.

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Lincoln’s Henderson receives conference award

Lincoln senior running back Morris Henderson earned multiple honors Monday after breaking three records with a six-touchdown performance during Saturday’s win against Quincy.

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Lady Jays cruise to 8-1 win against Lady Crusaders

The Jefferson City tennis team celebrated Senior Night by beating Helias 8-1 on Monday at Washington Park.

Missouri awarded $2 million for higher ed

A national nonprofit group is pumping $2 million into Missouri higher education programs. Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday announced USA Funds plans to give grants to help colleges speed students to finishing their degrees and moving into careers.

2 area residents hurt in wrecks

A Camdenton woman was injured in a one-car accident at 7:40 a.m. Sunday on Missouri 5, south of Lebanon in Laclede County.

Eldon man charged in holdup, chase

An Eldon man was identified Monday as the man believed to have robbed an Eldon convenience store early Sunday morning.

Tension marks Common Core rewrite

Task forces off to shaky start in crafting school benchmarks

An effort to rewrite Missouri’s educational standards got off to a tense and sometimes confrontational start Monday as parents and educators opposed to the Common Core guidelines clashed with those reluctant to ditch them.

St. Louis cops apologize for flier wording

St. Louis County police apologized Monday for the wording of a flier announcing a seminar to help officers interact with the media.

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found.

Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.

Sheriff: Iowa man locked 5 kids in bedroom all day

An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend’s five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours at a time without food or a bathroom, authorities said Monday.

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Protesters stage climate crisis sit-in on Wall Street

A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis.

Bear suspected to have killed NJ hiker

A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim’s body when sheriff’s officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.

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Focus on UVA employee in student disappearance

Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges.

Some Ferguson residents using body cameras

A California-based group has distributed and trained some Ferguson residents on how to use body cameras to record police.

Monday's Major League Baseball Capsules

Games played on Sept. 22, 2014

MLB ROUNDUP: Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.

Proposed wind farm near wildlife refuge will move

A company that had planned to build the largest wind farm in Missouri near several wildlife areas has decided to look elsewhere because modifications needed to protect the area’s animals made it financially unworkable.

A Missouri drill sergeant charged with sexually assaulting eight female soldiers pleaded guilty Monday to three charges at the outset of his court-martial.

A Missouri drill sergeant charged with sexually assaulting eight female soldiers pleaded guilty Monday to three charges at the outset of his court-martial.

Students can use online service to report bullies

Belton middle school students used to drop complaints about bullies into slotted-lid boxes bolted to hallway walls.

3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody near US-Can border

Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said.

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