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Netanyahu: Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war

Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a “prolonged” war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City.

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Local sports about to start

SPORTS COMMENTARY: The first day of practice for fall sports in Missouri is Monday, Aug. 4. In just eight days, it’s time for football, boys soccer, volleyball, girls tennis and golf and cross country to officially begin their preparations for their respective seasons.

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Mudd signs to wrestle at Missouri

2014 graduate of Blair Oaks

WARDSVILLE — It didn’t take long for Logan Mudd to find his sport.

Press Box: Does success mean U.S. ready to embrace soccer?

It seems the United States has a big case of World Cup fever. And why not? The boys in red, white and blue defied many of the experts by advancing out of the “Group of Death” last week in Brazil.

Team camp next step in Lady Falcons’ rebuilding effort

There’s no time like the present to get started working on the future.

Soccer success becoming the norm

For teams in the Capital City

All of a sudden, the Capital City soccer scene has entered a golden age.

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Defense name of the game for Lady Jays

In today's soccer semifinal

The Jefferson City Lady Jays enter today’s Class 3 soccer semifinal with one number in mind — 20. Because getting to 20 would mean something very good has happened.

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Crusaders successful at state track but disappointed

Finish 10th at MSHSAA Class 3 Track and Field Championships

The Helias Crusaders earned medals in all four of their final events Saturday.

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Shea picks perfect moment for a PR

The timing was just right.

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Helias wants to continue strong run in relays

In Class 3 track championships

A slight misstep can prove costly in relay events.

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