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Opponents of new Columbia smoking law start petition drive

Opponents of three new ordinances limiting the sales and use of tobacco and e-cigarettes have launched a petition drive to erase the new laws.

Former boxing champ Terrell dies at 75

Ernie Terrell, whose brief reign as heavyweight champion ended with a punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in a 1967 grudge match, has died. He was 75.

Royals sign Rios

The Royals have been so busy this offseason, they gave out two No. 15 jerseys in one week.

Missouri college moves forward on Greek housing

Southeast Missouri State University is moving forward on its plans to establish a housing option specifically for students in Greek organizations.

It’s time to go bowling

In college football

The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year’s three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.

Missouri secretary of state touts smaller budget

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says he is reducing the amount of state tax revenue needed for his office.

Five Rams give back to Ferguson

‘Hands Up’ players donate to residents at holiday event

JENNINGS — The St. Louis Rams players who did the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” gesture treated residents of nearby Ferguson to some holiday cheer Friday.

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Rams’ Mason wants to forget about first fumble

ST. LOUIS — Tre Mason averaged just 2.5 yards per carry last week. A critical lost fumble hurt the most for the St. Louis Rams rookie running back, and he is looking for a bounceback game against the New York Giants.

Friday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Dec. 19, 2014

NHL ROUNDUP: Anders Lee knocked the puck over the goal line for a split-second in the second period, and the New York Islanders went on to a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Friday night.

Friday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Dec. 19, 2014

NBA ROUNDUP: LeBron James scored 22 points and Mike Miller, making his first start of the season, added 21 on seven 3-pointers to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Brooklyn Nets 95-91 on Friday night.

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