News for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Galloway takes oath as 38th auditor

Former deputy auditor denies her statement he resigned

Nicole Galloway officially became Missouri’s 38th auditor Monday afternoon, during a brief ceremony in the hallway just outside the auditor’s office in the Capitol.

Senate endorses Riddle's immunization notices bill

The Missouri Senate on Monday gave first-round approval to Sen. Jeanie Riddle’s bill requiring child care centers to notify parents if there are students who haven’t gotten their immunizations against common childhood diseases — if the parents request that information.

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Cancer survivors experience revival in YMCA program

Six cancer survivors were awarded plaques Monday afternoon to mark their completion of the first LiveSTRONG program at the Jefferson City YMCA.

Pleas from Nepal heard in Jeff City

Nepalese students at Lincoln University are trying to raise money for relief efforts in their home country after a devastating earthquake there.

Local restaurateur helping to raise funds for Nepalese

The Himalaya Family Health Care Project is one organization seeking donations in the wake of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.

Missouri football exits spring ahead of the game

Plenty of East teams exit spring unsettled at QB spot

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.

UFC champ causes crash, shoves ‘large handuful of cash’ down pants while fleeing

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones ran from a Sunday crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab “a large handful of cash” from the car, witnesses told police.

Lady Falcons track takes second in Tri-County JV championships

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons took second place Monday in the Tri-County Conference Junior Varsity Championships.

Monday's NBA Playoff Capsules

Games played on April 27, 2015

NBA PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and Milwaukee avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over Chicago on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.

For third straight year, Blues make early exit in playoffs

For the third straight year, it’s one and done for the St. Louis Blues.

Monday's MLB Capsules

Games played on April 27, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami Marlins' five-game winning streak with a 3-1 comeback victory Monday night.

Hamels hurls Phillies past Cards

ST. LOUIS — Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere’s two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

Missouri softball falls to LSU

The 15th-ranked Missouri softball team fell short of sweeping No. 3 LSU, falling 9-0 in five innings Monday.