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Blue Jays soccer team's season ends in Division III loss to Loras

It was a familiar feeling and score to end the season for the Westminster Blue Jays soccer team. The No. 8-ranked Loras (Iowa) College Duhawks used a pair of second-half goals to down Westminster 2-0 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday at Rock Bowl Stadium.

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Hillers Creek Bridge up for grabs

Scheduled for replacement, interested parties have until Jan. 15 to submit plan for relocation, repurpose

There’s a bridge just northeast of New Bloomfield available to the highest bidder — or at least to the one with the best proposal for its relocation and re-use.

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National Churchill Museum hosts Victorian tea time

The National Churchill Museum served PG Tips English tea at its Victorian Christmas Holiday Shopping and Tea event Thursday afternoon. Click to see photos from the event.

New Bloomfield to vote on 2015 budget next month

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen discussed the city’s preliminary 2015 budget at its regular meeting Thursday night. The board will vote on the budget at its December meeting.

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Rotary, Fulton Sun to collect gloves, coats for SERVE

Donations of items such as hats, blankets, scarves accepted through Dec. 12

As temperatures take a nosedive, the Fulton Rotary and the Fulton Sun are hoping Callaway County residents will help make sure all of their neighbors have the ability to bundle up against the cold this winter.

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Soup Kitchen to host Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 29

You’re invited, to Thanksgiving dinner. Organizers of the Fulton Soup Kitchen are once again hosting their annual free community holiday meal from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29 at the John C. Harris Community Center in Fulton.

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27 indicted for drug trafficking, prostitution conspiracy, illegal firearms

Callaway County residents among those indicted

Authorities arrested 17 people Thursday who are among 27 defendants indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly participating in a large-scale conspiracy to distribute drugs and promote prostitution in the Boone County area. Read more about the charges and an information leak that was discovered during the investigation.

Johnson's posts double-double in William Woods' loss to Avila

Junior forward DJ Johnson’s double-double wasn’t enough to push the Owls past the Eagles in a 73-63 loss on Wednesday night.

William Woods tumbles to Park in AMC volleyball semifinals

The fourth-seeded Lady Owls hit on just 11.1 percent of their attacks in a 25-22, 25-13 and 25-17 loss to the top-seeded Lady Pirates in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament Thursday night.

Lady Owls soccer team prevails in PKs to claim AMC tourney title

Will earn automatic bid to NAIA Opening Round

The William Woods University Lady Owls soccer team didn’t get a lot of shots in comparison to the Missouri Baptist University Lady Spartans.

No. 3 South Callaway, No. 4 East Buchanan set to clash in Class 2 quarterfinals

When East Buchanan’s offense is operating at hyper-speed, it is guaranteed that time — and the football — will be flying. South Callaway’s defense has been a menacing maelstrom for opponents all season, and now its sights will be on slowing East Buchanan’s offensive blur when this battle between state-ranked, undefeated Bulldogs plays out tonight in the Class 2 quarterfinals. Kickoff is at 7 in Gower, located southeast of St. Joseph.

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 15, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

Fulton man among 27 allegedly involved in large-scale drug and prostitution conspiracy

Authorities arrested 17 people today who are among 27 defendants indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly participating in a large-scale conspiracy to distribute drugs and promote prostitution in the Boone County area, said U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy Dickinson at a press conference Thursday.

Court invalidates St. Louis County foreclosure law

Missouri’s top court has invalidated a St. Louis County ordinance that required lenders to try to mediate disputes with homeowners before foreclosing on their properties.

Missouri urged to not appeal gay marriage ruling, legality of gay marriage in Missouri in judicial limbo

With the legality of gay marriage in Missouri in judicial limbo, more than 3,000 residents are asking the state to drop its appeal of a federal ruling that overturned its ban on same-sex unions.

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Fulton debuts robots during school board meeting

Humanoid machines to be used to help autistic students

Attendees of Wednesday night’s Fulton School Board meeting got to meet the two newest members of the district: Buzz and Buddy, two humanoid robots which eventually be used to work with autistic students at McIntire Elementary.

2 Kansas City men charged in drive-by shooting of 6-year-old girl

The Kansas City Star reports Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced charges Wednesday afternoon against 19-year-old Howard Chase and 21-year-old Leandre Smith.

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Police chaplains help officers working in Ferguson

The unrest in Ferguson over the past three months has led many police officers to seek counsel with chaplains, who say frustrated officers welcome the opportunity to vent.

Monsanto to pay Pacific Northwest wheat farmers

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat.

South Callaway School Board discusses instructional coaches, athletic facility rental agreement

The South Callaway R-II School District’s instructional coaches presented to the Board of Education Wednesday night. The board also discussed possible changes to the district’s facility rental/use agreement and received updates from each school in the district.

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