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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Students at Missouri State University will soon be able to work off campus parking tickets with community service. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the Bear With Me program will start in January and forgive up to $3,000 in fines during the spring...
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) — A new veterans ward in a Missouri prison is earning recognition for veteran rehabilitation. The Columbia Missourian reports that the Missouri Veterans Project began at the Moberly Correctional Center six months ago. Its success has led to similar programs at...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — After more than 20 years of providing resources and activities for home schooling, a southwest Missouri group is closing its doors. The Southwest Home Education Ministry says it is closing because of changes in the home school movement. The Springfield...
Good morning from The Associated Press. Today is Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Josh Funk is on the desk in Omaha. The news editor in Nebraska and Iowa is Scott McFetridge. The news editor in Kansas and Missouri is Julie Wright. If you have Nebraska stories of statewide interest or...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rob Gray was 13 of 13 from the free-throw line and finished with 24 points and Devin Davis scored 17 on 7-of-8 shooting to help Houston beat Saint Louis 77-58 on Saturday night for its seventh win in a row. It is Houston's longest win streak since the Cougars (8...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Geist, a role player known most for his scrappy style, scored 28 points Saturday night to help Missouri beat Green Bay 100-77. Geist, a reserve guard who entered the game averaging 5.2 points, turned into a scoring machine, exceeding his previous...
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Denzel Mahoney scored 18 points with 6-for-12 shooting, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Southeast Missouri State held on Saturday night for a 75-69 win over Southern Illinois. Southeast Missouri State (6-4) raced out to a 37-15 first-half lead with a...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Barry Odom has been given a two-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season. Odom's salary will remain at $2.35 million annually for the additional two years, though he was also given a ticket-based incentive — with 20 percent of any...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say an 8-year-old boy has died after being hit by a garbage truck outside his grandparents" home. Television station WDAF reports that Dra'Viontay Baker was playing in a small wagon with a 9-year-old friend when the truck...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drugmaker, on Thursday said it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate race and Democrats (all times local): 7:15 a.m. Democratic Sen...
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ruled that Illinois video gambling parlors must continue to evenly split their profits...