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Lions finish fifth in tourney

Calvary Lutheran won its pair of baseball games in the Calvary Lutheran/New Bloomfield Invitational, earning fifth place honors.

Boys Tennis: Jays go 1-1

The Jefferson City Jays finished 1-1 on Friday in the Columbia Duals.

Golden Hammer award returns to Jefferson City

Adding curb appeal

Six local historic treasures will be recognized this year as their owners have put a new shine to their curb appeal

Perspective: Softball can resemble legislative process

The Missouri House held its annual charity softball tournament this week and raised more than $3,400 for the Samaritan Center.

Perspective: Upcoming ACT event will offer excellent feedback

Jefferson City will join all high schools across Missouri when juniors take the American College Testing college readiness assessment (ACT) on April 28. The testing is mandated by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

Press Box: New media clashes with baseball’s unwritten rules

News Tribune Sports Commentary

I’ve seen more than a handful of no-hitters through the years. I mostly cover Helias in baseball and the Crusaders have been blessed with some pretty good pitchers in that time. But a perfect game?

Two years after bombs at marathon, Boston looks forward, not back

It’s been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to.

Two Jefferson City men entered to run in Boston Marathon

A pair of Jefferson City residents are listed among the entrants for the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Ohio woman's search for birth mother leads to co-worker

A 38-year-old woman's quest to find her birth mother ended in a surprising place — the company where she works.

Intervention by Alaska governor spares lives of bears

The lives of a black bear and four cubs that have been feasting on garbage in an Anchorage neighborhood will be spared after the governor on Saturday asked the state's fish and game commissioner whether they could be moved rather than shot.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Youth turkey season a blast

When the first thunderous gobble of the morning rattled down the pine tree covered hill to our south, Brenden McGuire’s head snapped up. His eyes were as big as saucers. He’d never heard a wild turkey gobble before. It was a moment I trust he’ll never forget.

Sheriff: Cannot yet arrest woman bragging of killing cat

A Texas sheriff said Saturday that he could not arrest and charge a veterinarian shown in a Facebook post bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow unless an investigation determines the picture of the dead cat is genuine.

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Tulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records

Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma.

Musical chairs: Who would Shelton want in his 'Voice' seat?

Musical chairs is a common game on "The Voice." Pharrell is sitting in a seat originally owned by CeeLo Green and once occupied by Usher, while Shakira and Gwen Stefani have filled in when Christina Aguilera took a hiatus from the show.

Man who went on 9-day killing spree in 1977 denied parole

A convicted California serial killer who went on a nine-day rampage that claimed the lives of four people has been denied parole and cannot reapply for seven years.

Ohio officer praised for restraint, refused to shoot suspect

An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me."

Phelps roars from last to 1st in 100 free at Arizona meet

Michael Phelps felt something coming off the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, a sensation he hadn't experienced since resuming training four months ago.

Oilers win NHL draft lottery and chance to select McDavid

The Edmonton Oilers won the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. The Oilers bucked the odds Saturday night in Toronto by winning the NHL draft lottery for the No. 1 pick.

Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting numbers of desperate people rescued in the Mediterranean during journeys on smugglers' boats to flee war, persecution or poverty.

Castroneves earns pole at Long Beach with track record

An IndyCar mandate forced Chevrolet to ditch its winglets for the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Winged or not, those Penske cars are still awfully hard to catch.

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