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University of Missouri loses library science accreditation

University of Missouri officials will appeal a loss of accreditation for the school’s master’s program in library science.

Governor’s race not a mirror of White House contest

A well-known and well-funded Democrat, opposite a field loaded with an array of Republican candidates. The contest to become Missouri’s next governor may seem similar to the White House race, but experts say important differences will affect it.

Film looks back at 1974 Sedalia rock festival

The Ozark Music Festival of 1974 was three days of drugs, sex and rock 'n' roll in a land of jam judging, tractor pulls and 4-H lambs. The Woodstock generation throwing a final blowout in a small Missouri town.

New child-on-child sex abuse law in the works

In just under five weeks, the Missouri Children’s Division will have new legal authority to investigate complaints that a child under 14 sexually abused another child.

Distressed property investor capitalizes on tax auctions

Four times a year, the city of St. Louis auctions hundreds of properties with delinquent taxes at the civil courts building downtown. In the lobby, a sheriff's deputy reads from a list of parcels, many of which are vacant lots and deteriorating homes that draw little interest from the crowd of prospective buyers.

Webb City Farmers Market offers free meals for children

When Levi Jennings was asked his opinion of the free meal provided this month at the Webb City Farmers Market, he looked at his plate, picked up an heirloom cherry tomato the size of a pingpong ball, popped it into his mouth and gave an emphatic thumbs-up.

Bass Pro lays off employees in Springfield, Nixa

Bass Pro Shops has laid off "fewer than 60" employees at its corporate headquarters in Springfield and at a woodworking shop in Nixa.

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Parson dropping Missouri governor's bid to seek No. 2 post

Missouri's crowded Republican primary for governor shrunk by one Saturday, as state Sen. Mike Parson dropped out and announced that he instead will seek the state's No. 2 post of lieutenant governor.

Sedalia police investigate teenager's shooting death

Sedalia police are investigating the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy.

St. Joseph girl dies days after being pulled from lake

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 5-year-old St. Joseph girl who was pulled from a lake on Thursday has died.

2 drown in southwest Missouri creek

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two men drowned in a southwest Missouri creek when one man tried to save the other.

Missouri mansion searched after assault allegations

Authorities have searched a large southwest Missouri home after women reported they may have been sexually assaulted there, according to court documents.

Phone companies called to offer call-blocking technology

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller led 43 other state attorneys general in calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers, according to a news release.

Company wants additional testing at Bridgeton landfill

One of the companies potentially liable for contamination at a suburban St. Louis landfill is now pushing for additional testing.

Turkish journalist settles lawsuit over protest arrest

A Turkish journalist has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department over his arrest at the Ferguson police shooting protests.

Springfield woman to stand trial mother's death

A judge has found probable cause for a 23-year-old Missouri woman accused of arranging her mother's killing to stand trial.

Missouri girl helps save grandpa thanks to science project

A 10-year-old St. Louis girl is being credited for helping save her grandfather's life after noticing, thanks to her earlier science fair project, that he was having a stroke.

Man charged in southeastern Missouri shooting death

A southeastern Missouri man is jailed without bond after being accused in the shooting death of a man who was found slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle.

Kansas City OKs finance deal for new convention hotel

Kansas City officials have approved a financing deal for building a new downtown convention center hotel.

18-year-old dies week after St. Louis house explosion

Authorities say one of two people injured when a St. Louis house exploded earlier this month has died.