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Missouri patrol says accidents, drownings increased

Officials with the Missouri Highway Patrol announced this week that Missouri has experienced an increase in traffic fatalities and drowning’s so far in 2015.

Extension Service says wheat disease hurting Missouri crops

The University of Missouri Extension Service says continued wet weather has led to serious problems in the state's wheat fields.

6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps

Lab results have confirmed that six University of Missouri students came down with the mumps, while a seventh suspected case came back negative.

Man accused of using $476K in employer's funds for strippers

An Arizona computer engineer for a Missouri-based tech company wrongly racked up nearly a half million dollars in personal charges on his employer's credit card, lavishing much of the money on online strippers, according to a federal indictment accusing him of five wire-fraud counts.

Mayor offers draft 2016 budget

$30 million projected in general revenue

The Jefferson City Council has begun work on the 2016 budget, projecting roughly $30 million in revenue for the general fund.

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Family af-'fair': Love of agriculture spans generations in Braun family

Three barns full of FFA and 4-H students — and their animals — outlasted Monday’s excessive heat to show the animals and projects they spent the past several months raising and preparing.

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New library program targets millennials

Participants in the Missouri River Regional Library’s new millennial program went on a treasure hunt of sorts Monday night.

Chiefs Pro Bowler Poe to miss significant time following back surgery

The Kansas City Chiefs are facing a potentially devastating loss on defense, even though training camp doesn’t begin for veterans until this weekend.

Cueto to make his first start Friday for Royals

Johnny Cueto hasn’t officially joined the Royals yet, but the ace’s presence is already being felt.

World Cup qualifer scheduled for Busch Stadium

ST. LOUIS — The United States will host Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines at St. Louis on Nov. 13 in the Americans’ opening qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.

Register to coach soccer at Tolton

Chuck Register is getting back into coaching.

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Luebbert at national soccer camp

Sarah Luebbert will be working with the elite of the elite.

Wong’s slam paces Cardinals’ 4-1 win against Reds

Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals past the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.

Monday's MLB Capsules

Games played on July 27, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday night.

Collier helps United States to world title

Napheesa Collier wasn’t quite sure what to do. Or where to go.

Landon Donovan to make coaching debut

There’s nothing like a visit to the field to get Landon Donovan’s competitive juices flowing again.

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Royals post 9-4 win versus Indians

After celebrating with handshakes and high-fives, the Royals walked off the field as dozens of blue-clad Kansas City backers lined the rows behind their first-base dugout.

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March, civil disobedience planned next month in Ferguson

A silent march and a day of civil disobedience are among the events being planned for next month in Ferguson to mark the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer, an event that galvanized the “Black Lives Matter” movement.

Flooding looses hatchery trout in southwest Missouri river

Recent flooding in southwest Missouri has been a boon for anglers because it forced trout out of a large hatchery pool and into publicly accessible areas of a popular trout stream.

Movie critic dies in -cara accident

The longtime movie critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has died in a one-car accident.

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