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Vanderbilt routs Missouri 86-71 for 2nd win in 3 games

Wade Baldwin IV scored 17 points in leading five starters in double figures, and the Vanderbilt Commodores routed Missouri 86-71 Wednesday night for their second win in three games.

Missouri senators consider government role in road safety

A Senate panel is considering four bills that would change Missouri's laws on texting while driving, seatbelts and motorcycle helmets.

Missouri lawmakers act to block home care worker wage hike

The Missouri House voted Wednesday to block a state agency rule that would increase wages for home care attendants, sending the measure to Gov. Jay Nixon.

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Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.

Missouri bill would require students to pass civics exam

A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass a civics exam similar to the U.S. naturalization test in order to graduate

State sheriffs group votes to oppose efforts to legalize marijuana

Not going to pot

The Missouri Sheriff’s Association took a unanimous vote to oppose legislation or ballot initiatives that would make medical or recreational marijuana legal statewide.

Council still pondering half-cent tax for variety of projects

A proposed half-cent tax that would improve the city’s storm water system and parks and recreation department took on shape during the Fulton City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday.

Callaway County again seeks additional marshal for court

Callaway County needs another marshal for its circuit court, Sen. Jeanie Riddle told the Senate’s Judiciary committee members Tuesday.

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Show Me Life rally at Missouri Capitol

Approximately 200 people attended the Missouri Right to Life’s “Show Me Life” rally in the Missouri Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday in support of pro-life causes and legislation.

Winter warning on danger of open fires

Landowners should not take the recent gray skies and cold weather as an indication that conditions are appropriate for that controlled burn they may be planning. Instead, the low humidity and the days of high winds can make it particularly dangerous for burns this time of year.

Man arrested for vehicle theft

A Montgomery City man was arrested for stealing a motor vehicle registered in Callaway County Monday.

St. Louisan faces drug, other charges

A St. Louis man was arrested Monday for drug possession with the intent to distribute.

Lady Bulldogs bury Wellsville in 73-30 blitz

WELLSVILLE — South Callaway sophomore forward Adrian Mann supplied a game-high 21 points Tuesday night as the Lady Bulldogs easily disposed of Wellsville in a 73-30 romp.

Lady Hornets hammer Marshall in NCMC rout

Senior guard Sloane Totta’s game-high 23 points triggered the Fulton Lady Hornets’ 65-35 North Central Missouri Conference romp over the Marshall Lady Owls on Monday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Wentworth's late run topples Lady Eagles

LEXINGTON — The Missouri School for the Deaf Lady Eagles let a 23-21 lead slip away when the Wentworth Military Academy Lady Red Dragons scored the game’s final five points in the last 1 minute, 22 seconds in a 26-23 victory Monday night.