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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are pushing to give all state workers paid parental leave after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed an order providing the benefit to some executive branch employees. Greitens' order gives up to six weeks of additional paid leave to...
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Rhyen McGill scored with 1:31 left and Clarkson never trailed in its 4-3 win over Minnesota on Friday night in the women's Frozen Four. Genevieve Bannon, Loren Gabel and Savannah Harmon each added a goal for Clarkson (31-4-5), which will play Wisconsin in...
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Melissa Channell scored with 16.2 seconds left, Ann-Renee Desbiens had her 55th career shutout and Wisconsin beat Boston College 1-0 on Friday night to advance to championship game of the Frozen Four. The Badgers (33-2-4), who are 6-0-0 all-time against...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sierra Michaelis scored 16 points, including the game-winning basket with 0.6 seconds remaining, and No. 6 seed Missouri rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat No. 11 South Florida 66-64 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...
PLEASANT HILL, Mo. (AP) — Missouri fire investigators are helping local authorities in trying to determine what sparked a fire in a western Missouri house where a man's body was found. The Cass County Sheriff's Department says the blaze was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The head of Missouri's prison system is implementing a zero-tolerance policy for managers who fail to respond to reports of sexual harassment and other misconduct. New Missouri Department of Corrections Director Anne Precythe's Friday announcement...
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Tommy Pham has left a spring training game after jarring himself on a headfirst slide. Pham was thrown out trying to steal second base Friday against the New York Mets. Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera tagged Pham on the...
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The Royals have optioned three of their top prospects, infielder Hunter Dozier and outfielders Jorge Bonifacio and Bubba Starling, to Triple-A Omaha as they begin paring their roster Kansas City announced the series of roster moves Friday. Dozier is a...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Columbia campus will cover a $17 million gap between budgeted spending and available revenue with the help of the medical school and campus operations. The Columbia Daily Tribune ( http://bit.ly/2mWABdm ) reports the university...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 17 points, Tacko Fall had a double-double and Central Florida held on to...
TOKYO (AP) — Fewer Japanese are taking their own lives, a positive sign in a country with one of the world's...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While his name has been mentioned as a pivotal figure in a federal insider trading criminal...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While his name has been mentioned as a pivotal figure in a federal insider trading criminal...
DETROIT (AP) — A former truck driver fired after leaving his trailer on the side of an Illinois road after...
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago man who spent more than eight years in an Indiana prison for a wrongful conviction...