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Calling all green thumbs

In early spring, many Missouri gardeners begin preparing cool-season crops, such as cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli and head lettuces.

Jefferson City JCPenney receives company’s highest distinction

Jefferson City’s JCPenney is one of approximately 100 stores nationwide that received the company’s top honor last week, according to a news release.

Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said.

Track & Field: Calvary in meets

The Calvary Lutheran Lions and Lady Lions participated in a pair of recent meets.

Track & Field: Thomas Jefferson results

Jefferson City's Thomas Jefferson seventh and eighth grade teams ran Thursday at the Rolla Open.

Jays capture baseball victory against Willard

The Jefferson City Jays were 6-4 winners Saturday in baseball action against Willard.

Blair Oaks baseball drops two

The Blair Oaks Falcons dropped a pair of baseball games Saturday, falling 10-9 to Cuba and 7-0 to Holden.

February home sales statistics

More homes sold for higher average prices and more new listings entered the Jefferson City real-estate market in February 2015 than in February 2014.

St. Louis municipal judge resigns after reports of problems

A municipal judge in suburban St. Louis has resigned after it was reported that he was on probation for his conduct as a private attorney and had unpaid taxes.

Trooper wounded in barracks ambush hopes to return to force

A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the state police force.

Perspective: Lessons to be learned from ‘The Matheny Manifesto’

“The Matheny Manifesto” is a very insightful book by St. Louis Cardinal manager Mike Matheny and co-author Jerry B. Jenkins.

Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.

Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare.

Lincoln falls in baseball twinbill

The Lincoln Blue Tigers were outscored 33-2 Saturday in dropping a doubleheader to Nebraska Kearney.

Lincoln softball swept in doubleheader

The Lincoln Blue Tigers managed just four hits Saturday in dropping a doubleheader to the Missouri Western Griffons.

JCBOA honors basketball officiating

The Jefferson City Basketball Officials Association recently had 16 members officiate in the 2015 Missouri State High School Activities Association basketball postseason.

Lincoln women's tennis falls 8-1

The Lincoln Blue Tigers dropped an 8-1 decision Saturday to Fort Hays State.

Press Box: Missouri basketball looking for someone to sit next to Anderson

News Tribune Sports Commentary

While we’ve been watching the best of the best play in college basketball, some of the rest are trying to catch up. The Missouri Tigers are one of the rest.

Missouri posts 3-2 victory vs. Texas A&M

The Missouri Tigers evened their baseball series with the Texas A&M Aggies with a 3-2 victory Saturday afternoon.

Roth’s home run in bottom of eighth sends MU past Auburn

Kelsea Roth’s two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday night lifted the Missouri Tigers to a 5-4 win against the Auburn Tigers.

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