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Missouri REALTORS report sales data for August

According to recent Missouri REALTORS sales data, Missouri’s real estate market experienced strong increases for property selling prices last month.

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Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase, authorities said.

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Browns unmoved by Ferguson police chief's apology

The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief gave weeks after their unarmed 18-year-old son was killed by a police officer.

Closed St. Louis day care claimed state subsidies

The Missouri Department of Social Services continued to make payments to a St. Louis day care after it was forced to close.

Nixon among 4 governors visiting Afghanistan for terror briefings

Four U.S. governors made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and greet troops stationed there.

Grounded flight keeps Marching Mizzou at home

A grounded flight has kept the Marching Mizzou from traveling to an away football game.

Kansas City man resentenced in double murder

A man convicted of two murders in Kansas City has been resentenced to 79 years in prison.

Chiefs great Dawson has bridge dedicated to him

A bridge near Arrowhead Stadium is being dedicated to former Kansas City Chiefs great Len Dawson.

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Ferguson unrest persists despite chief’s gesture

Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps.

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Patrol planning for worst in Ferguson shooting

Police have been undergoing training on responding to civil unrest and “planning for the worst” in case protests erupt following a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, a top state law officer said Friday.

Missouri Methodist camps shut down by conference

Four Methodist youth camps across Missouri that have hosted campers for decades now face an uncertain future following a decision to close them.

Deer-vehicle collisions in Missouri decline

Deer populations in Missouri declined dramatically in the past decade, a combination of more liberal hunting rules for does and young bucks and the onset of a severe disease during the 2012 drought.

Steelman picked for University of Missouri board

Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed former political rival David Steelman to the Board of Curators of the University of Missouri.

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Senator: Investigate sex abuse allegations at base

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is asking Fort Leonard Wood officials to respond to testimony during a court-martial this week that superiors discouraged trainees from reporting sexual misconduct allegations.

9 pounds of meth seized in Franklin County

Drug investigators in eastern Missouri are reporting the seizure of nearly nine pounds of crystal methamphetamine from a Texas trucker.

St. Louis students protest principal's departure

Some St. Louis high school students say they are being short-changed of a quality education amid high teacher turnover and a popular principal's resignation.

US cites Missouri company in cell tower deaths

A federal safety enforcement agency cited a Missouri-based communications company on Friday for "willful" and "serious" safety violations in the death of two workers in the collapse in March of a cell tower they were dismantling in Blaine, Kansas.

Last defendant pleads guilty in Joplin slaying

The last of five suspects pleaded guilty for his role in the death of a Joplin man.

Missouri couple pleads guilty to bank fraud

A northwest Missouri couple pleaded guilty to a $567,000 bank fraud scheme involving construction projects in a Lee's Summit subdivision.

Kansas woman awarded $1 million from radio station

A federal jury has awarded $1 million to a suburban Kansas City woman falsely described by a radio station as a porn star.