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More deaths blamed on wintry storm moving through central US

A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept coating some states to the north in ice, making driving dangerous.

Missouri school district adopts transgender policy

A southwest Missouri school district has a new policy governing bathroom usage for transgender students that some civil rights advocates are calling discriminatory.

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Sheriff's deputies rescue newborn found buried near river

Sheriff's officials asked for the public's help Saturday in gaining information about a newborn baby deputies rescued after finding her buried beside a popular Compton bike path.

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Official says gunman made 'no more baby parts' comment

The man who police say staged a deadly shooting attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic that offers abortion services said "no more baby parts" after his arrest, a law enforcement official said Saturday.

Icy road conditions claim 4 more lives in Kansas

Authorities in Kansas are blaming four more traffic deaths in the Wichita area on the icy conditions gripping the state and other parts of the nation's midsection.

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Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign

Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to end the Ukrainian's 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion on Saturday and take his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles.

Too many bowls? At least 2 losing teams will play in bowls

OK, maybe there are too many bowls. Losses by Kentucky, Minnesota, Illinois and others on Saturday meant there will not be enough six-win teams with .500 records to fill a record 40 bowls.

Shiffrin uses blazing final run to win World Cup slalom

This is what happens when Mikaela Shiffrin gets really, really mad: She laps the field and breaks records.

Multi-home Sedalia fire's cause listed as undetermined

The cause of a fire that destroyed three Sedalia homes on Thanksgiving Day isn't known.

Valle Catholic beat Penney 61-36 for the Class 1 title

Connor Basler passed for three scores and ran for two others to lead Valle Catholic to a 61-36 win over Penney in the Class 1 state championship game on Saturday.

John Burroughs beats Odessa 30-6 for Class 3 championship

Jake Bain rushed for 255 yards and three touchdowns to lead John Burroughs to a 30-6 win over Odessa in the Class 3 state championship game on Saturday.

Missouri lawmakers seek answers on funding to help refugees

Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration Monday on how the state spends money to help refugees amid concern about the resettling of Syrians in the United States following the deadly attacks in Paris.

Saturday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Nov. 28, 2015

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead top-ranked UConn to its 40th consecutive victory, 88-46 over Nebraska on Saturday.

Saturday's Top 25 College Football Capsules

Games played on Nov. 28, 2015

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth and No. 1 Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday.

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Game Review: Shallow shock and awe in 'Star Wars Battlefront'

"Star Wars Battlefront" (for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, $59.95)

After Electronic Arts made a deal with Disney to produce more grown-up "Star Wars" games, some felt a new hope for their future.

Music Review: Adele's '25' lives up to all of its expectations

Adele, "25" (Columbia Records)

Every track on her highly anticipated "25" sounds grand, from the piano tune "Remedy" to "Water Under the Bridge," which is layered and full of echoes and sounds as if it was created just to be performed live.

Our Opinion: Share holiday creations with community

News Tribune editorial

The annual Christmas Home Decorating contest has become a tradition both for families and the community.

Christmas trees headed to Governor's Mansion

The Governor's Mansion is about to look a little more festive.

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Thursday hours, online shopping dilute Black Friday

A gray Black Friday

On the rainy mid-morning of Black Friday, you didn’t see Jefferson City shoppers shoving each other out of the way in a frenzy to get the best deals.

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Literacy program evolves in middle schools

JC partnership with ABLE Learning Center sees 88 percent of students improve

Entering middle school is already a tough transition without the struggle of a reading disability.

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