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Man sentenced to life with no parole walks free in Missouri

A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge walked out of a Missouri prison a free man on Tuesday, after spending two decades behind bars.

Investigation continues into trooper’s death last week

Funeral planned for Friday in O’Fallon

Highway Patrol Trooper James Bava, 25, of Mexico, was killed Friday as he was trying to stop a motorcycle he had observed violating traffic laws, Cpl. Scott White said Monday.

Missouri Lottery warns of mail scam

The Missouri Lottery is reminding players not to fall for a recent national mail scam.

Two injured during Sunday accidents

A Boonville man was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 10:10 a.m. Sunday on Missouri 179, north of Route N in Cole County.

JC couple charged with child abuse

A Jefferson City man and woman have each been charged with one count of child abuse.

Four Eldon students injured in bus accident

A school bus was struck from behind Monday afternoon at the corner of Fourth Street and Business 54; several students were injured in the accident.

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Blair Oaks reviews new high school planning numbers

There’s no commitment, yet — not even a formal proposal.

State Tech moves closer to choosing presidential search firm

By the time the board of regents meets again in late January, their search for a new State Technical College of Missouri president could be underway.

Cousins to begin season as Redskins QB

ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins have made a quarterback change: Kirk Cousins will be the starter this season, not Robert Griffin III.

Rams unsure who will start at center

ST. LOUIS — Heading into the preseason finale, the St. Louis Rams are unsettled at center.

Lock listed behind Mauk at quarterback for Missouri

COLUMBIA — The Missouri football team released its first game-week depth chart of the year Monday, and a few lingering questions were answered.

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Heyward’s 2B keys rally as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

ST. LOUIS — Jason Heyward hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Monday night.

Chiefs expect waived players to be snapped up

KANSAS CITY — The first year general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were in charge of the Chiefs, they were so short of quality depth they snapped up seven players on waivers. This year, the Chiefs could have that many of their own claimed.

Blair Oaks remains No. 4 in football rankings

The Blair Oaks Falcons remain the highest-ranked team in the area in the latest Missouri media football rankings released this morning.

Lady Jays blank Waynesville in tennis

The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped just four games Monday in sweeping a tennis dual from the Waynesville Lady Tigers.

Girls Golf: Helias, Lady Jays at Quad

The Helias Lady Crusaders were second and the Jefferson City Lady Jays finished third Monday at the Sedalia Quad.

Softball: Fatima 14, St. Elizabeth 1

Erica Fick and Sammey Bunch had three hits each Monday as the Fatima Lady Comets defeated the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets 14-1.

Softball: Vienna 16, Salem 3

Bailey Wilkinson rapped out three hits and stole seven bases to lead Vienna to a 16-3 win against Salem in six innings Monday night.

Boys Soccer: Calvary 2, Fatima JV 0

The Calvary Lions opened the season with a 2-0 victory Monday against the Fatima JV at the 63 Sports Complex.

Volleyball: Smith-Cotton drops Lady Jays

The Sedalia Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers posted a 19-25, 25-20, 25-22 win against Jefferson City in volleyball action Monday night.

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