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Innovative pantry offers food, recipes

When a reminder about The Pantry being open went out Friday morning across Facebook, for some it was the answer to “How am I going to feed my children this week?”

JC music teacher wins regional award

Beth Dampf, a vocal music teacher at Jefferson City High School, has been awarded the Section V National Federation of State High School Associations Outstanding Music Educators Award.

Probation given in teen trespassing case

A Jefferson City man charged with unlawfully entering into the Truman Building in August has been placed on two years unsupervised probation.

Jamestown school district seeking tax levy increase

Voters in the Jamestown C-1 School District will vote Nov. 4 on a tax levy increase for updates and improvements to district facilities.

Missouri hosts Vanderbilt for Homecoming game

Missouri and Vanderbilt are in two very different postitions entering today’s game at Faurot Field.

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School gunman was Homecoming prince

A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

Report warns of surveillance cam rise in Missouri

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri said in a new report that surveillance devices in a part of St. Louis threaten what’s left of people’s privacy.

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Police prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson

Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury’s decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.

Lincoln to play at Indianapolis

The Lincoln Blue Tigers know they have a big test ahead of them.

NY and NJ say they will require Ebola quarantines

The governors of New Jersey and New York said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.

Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.

US official: Auto safety agency under review

Transportation officials are reviewing the “safety culture” of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday.

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Strong defense leads Blair Oaks to district win

Against Boonville

The Blair Oaks defense shut the Boonville Pirates down for three quarters and cruised to a 37-7 victory Friday in the opening round of Class 3 District 6 play.

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Jays rout Kewpies in rivarly game

Win 39-0 in district opener

Last year, Jefferson City’s season ended with a loss to a Columbia team it had beaten in the regular season. Friday night, the Jays wasted no time avoiding a similar fate.

World Series fan causes debate with Marlins jersey

Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

Lady Jays rebound from loss in semifinals to blank Eureka

The Jefferson City Lady Jays left the Killian Softball Complex with mixed emotions.

Kesel hurls Fatima to Class 2 softball title game

Leah Kesel brought her “A” Game.

Friday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Oct. 24, 2014

NHL ROUNDUP: Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and Dallas beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight.

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university sophomore who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

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