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Colleges trying to find ways to deal with racial incidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the University of Missouri, officials were slow to handle racial incidents and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by football players and the resignations of two administrators.


Graduate assistant accused of assaulting teenager over hijab

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old University of Missouri graduate teaching assistant is accused of pulling a teenage family member out of a Columbia school because she wasn't wearing a traditional headscarf worn by some Muslim women.

Suspect in Boone Co. car chase arrested in Audrain Co. after second high speed chase

Authorities have arrested the suspect who led a Boone County Sheriff's deputy on a high speed chase Saturday afternoon.

NW Missouri man fatally shot after pointing gun at officers

STEWARTSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A northwest Missouri man is dead after pointing a weapon at law enforcement officers who were responding to a domestic disturbance.

Small businesses highlighted during holiday shopping weekend

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday spotlights local businesses for holiday shopping adventures.

2-year-old awaits lifesaving liver transplant

For almost two years, his entire life, Xander Barr has been a fighter.

Missouri lawmakers seek answers on funding to help refugees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration on how the state spends money to help refugees.

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Collins, Arkansas run over Mizzou in Gary Pinkel's final regular season game

Alex Collins runs for 130 yards and three touchdowns as Arkansas beats Missouri 28-3. 

Columbia road crews ready for winter weather

Several counties across Mid-Missouri may see freezing rain through Saturday morning, including Chariton, Saline, Macon and Pettis.

Thanksgiving fire destroys three homes in Sedalia; cause unknown

The Sedalia Fire Department is investigating what started a fire Thursday afternoon in the 500 block of West Fourth Street that destroyed three homes.

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2 civilians killed in Planned Parenthood shooting ID'd

Jennifer Markovsky, 35, and Ke'Arre Marcell Stewart, 29, were the two civilians killed in Friday's Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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