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Deadly shooting by state trooper probed

After vehicle stop, suspect attacked, drug him with car

The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating after a trooper fatally shot a suspect following a traffic stop.

WWU to confer 836 degrees

American landscape artist William Cather Hook will be the Saturday morning commencement speaker at William Woods University.

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Blind runner includes Mid-Missouri in solo run from L.A. to Boston

Jason Romero, of Denver, is running to provide some education — to help people understand “blind people are capable of anything, if just given the chance.”

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Raffle to benefit senior center

With mouths to feed and funds dwindling, members of Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church decided to help out the Callaway Senior Center with a shiny black BMW to raffle.

Westminster offering new degree

Want to go to bat for a baseball team or plan a concert tour for Adele? Westminster College officials have a new degree program that will teach students how to get there from here.

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A new standard in learning for Missouri students

New K-12 standards include change to when state history is taught, addition of cursive writing

Now that the Missouri Learning Standards have been stripped from the Common Core label, they’ve been well received by the public even though they aren’t drastically different.

Missouri Democrats see scant progress on police oversight

Taped on the office door of Rep. Brandon Ellington, the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, is a cutout of the House public safety chairman's smiling face, topped with the words "This is what bigotry looks like!"

Hornets pick apart Mexico in 5-1 win

None of their hits were particularly noteworthy, but the Fulton Hornets were decisive in dictating their duel with Mexico pitchers Dalton Logerman and Steven Smith.

Prep Baseball: North Callaway 7, Sturgeon 6

The Thunderbirds broke a 5-all tie by tallying two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to edge the Bulldogs in Friday night’s non-conference triumph.

Fulton boys take title in own Don Dobson Invite

Track and field results

Sophomore Mason Gaines posted first-place finishes in both the 1,600 (4 minutes, 49 seconds) and 3,200 (10:31) meters to steer the Hornets to the championship of their annual Don Dobson Invitational on Friday.

Lady Bulldogs finish fourth in own South Callaway Relays

Track and field results

Sophomore Kaci Jordan took second place in the triple jump (32 feet, 4 inches) as the Lady Bulldogs came in fourth in their own South Callaway Relays on Friday.

Boys’ Tennis: Fulton 7, Mexico 5

The Hornets won four of six singles matches in turning back the rival Bulldogs in Friday night’s North Central Missouri Conference victory.

Owls get swept by Park in AMC doubleheader

The William Woods Owls were swept by the Park University Pirates in an American Midwest Conference doubleheader on Friday.

Westminster sweeps Principia, 15-2 and 14-2, in softball

The Lady Blue Jays ended their regular season by sweeping the Lady Panthers in a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader at Blue Jay Field Thursday.

Westminster beats Fontbonne, loses to Principia in SLIAC Tournament

In women's tennis

The No. 3 seed Westminster Lady Blue Jays defeated the No. 6 Fontbonne Lady Griffins in the opening round of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday.

Women's Tennis: William Woods 5, Stephens 0

The Lady Owls defeated the Stars in the first round of the NAIA Association of Independent Institutions Tournament Friday.

Westminster’s Robertson wins javelin at True Blue Twilight

Junior Bret Robertson won the men’s javelin at the True Blue Twilight at Illinois College Friday with a 52.79-meter throw.

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Easy-to-make garden art

I love to make garden art, especially when I have the opportunity to recycle/repurpose items into new treasures for my garden.

Three Tigers drafted by NFL teams

Three others to get opportunities

Three Missouri Tigers were selected on the final day of the NFL Draft, while three others will also get a shot at making a team.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Five places to hike in Missouri this year

Sometimes you just need to go for a walk in the woods.

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