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De La Rosa strikes out 10, Diamondbacks beat Cardinals 3-0

Rubby De La Rosa struck out a career-high 10 and pitched two-hit ball through seven innings, Chris Herrmann and Brandon Drury homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Thursday night.

Chiefs trade first-round pick to San Francisco

The Kansas City Chiefs traded the 28th overall pick to San Francisco on Thursday night and received the 49ers' second-round pick along with choices in the fourth and sixth rounds in this year's NFL draft.

Holts Summit woman gets 10 years in prison

A Holts Summit woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug bust that occurred in October 2013.

Sen. Brown drops out of race for state treasurer

Republican Missouri state Sen. Dan Brown is dropping out of the race for state treasurer.

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NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.

Missouri speaker doubts religious-objections measure revival

The leader of Missouri's House says he doesn't expect there will be an effort to revive a contested measure to protect some businesses opposed to same-sex marriage.

Voter ID measure stalled in Missouri Senate

A proposal to require Missouri voters to show photo ID at polling places is stalled in the state Senate.

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YMCA’s Color Burst 5K set for Saturday

The chance to charge through multi-colored plumes of pixie dust was too much for 85 runners and walkers to resist last year — and on Saturday, they get to do it all over again.

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Pair charged in deaths of family members

Two dead, two arrested

The first homicides in Callaway County in nearly two years resulted in the arrest of two people Tuesday night at a Columbia motel, Sheriff Dennis Crane said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

Kelley wants sex offenders to know when they must register

State Rep. Mike Kelley wants to make sure people expected to be listed on the sex offender registry know they must register.

Missouri Legislature passes bill to add expert witness rules

Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday passed legislation to tighten the courtroom guidelines for expert testimony, an effort supporters say is aimed at ensuring experts who testify in court are truly experts.

T-Birds wrap up EMO win over Wellsville

The North Callaway Thunderbirds finished off a suspended game with Wellsville by handing the Tigers their first Eastern Missouri Conference loss 11-5 on Wednesday night.

Westminster sweeps Blackburn (Ill.) in softball doubleheader

The Westminster Lady Blue Jays improved to 18-15 overall and 11-5 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after sweeping the Lady Beavers, 13-6 and 8-0, in Tuesday night’s home doubleheader.

William Woods splits softball doubleheader with Central Methodist

The WWU Lady Owls took the lead for good by tallying two runs in the top of the fifth inning in the 5-3 nightcap victory to force a split with the No. 21 Lady Eagles in Tuesday night’s regular-season finale.

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Missouri’s J'den Cox achieves goal of making Olympic wrestling team

When Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith first met J’den Cox, Cox was a fat little 4-year-old reading chapter books in Smith’s office while he waited for his older brothers to finish practicing with the Columbia Youth Wrestling Club.

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Cardinals bash past Diamondbacks 11-4

Adam Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his first win and hit a three-run triple in St. Louis' fifth straight offensive outburst, lifting the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.

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Trout, Escobar, Simmons homer for Angels in 4-2 win

Mike Trout hit a tying two-run homer, Yunel Escobar put the Angels ahead with a solo shot in the sixth inning and Andrelton Simmons also went deep to power Los Angeles to a 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

Columbia couple charged in Callaway Co. double murder

A man and woman from Columbia have been charged in connection with two murders in Callaway County.

Missouri governor approves higher education funding boost

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a higher education budget that will result in a tuition freeze at public universities.

Missouri religious objections proposal suffers setback

A Missouri religious objections proposal failed on Wednesday to get the approval of a key legislative committee in a setback for conservatives who hoped to add protections for those who cite their faith in denying services such as flowers or cakes for same-sex weddings.

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