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An apparent murder-suicide situation in southern Missouri has left a number of people dead.

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Law enforcement in Texas County investigating multiple homicides

An apparent murder-suicide situation in southern Missouri has left a number of people dead.

Fire destroys residential building in Sunrise Beach

A large fire gutted a residential building at the Lake of the Ozarks Thursday night.

MODOT lowers speed limit on stretch of I-70

States seek alternatives for highway, bridge funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Touted as one of the first interstate highways, a 200-mile span of Interstate 70 between suburban St. Louis and Kansas City stands as a prime example of the challenges facing the nation's roads.

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Missouri engagement office unfunded in proposed 2016 budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon may not get funding this year for one of the flagship pieces of his response to unrest in Ferguson after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August.

City staff in Columbia to seek delay on plastic bag ban vote

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia city staff plans to ask council members to delay voting on a partial ban on single-use plastic shopping bags.

Driver arrested after chase in Osage County

Deputies reported finding meth with a driver who led them on a pursuit.

Spokesman: State auditor dead following self-inflicted gunshot wound

The shooting occurred just minutes after Schweich had called The Associated Press to invite a reporter to his home for an interview. Schweich said he wanted to go public with accusations that the Missouri Republican Party chairman had made anti-Semitic remarks about him. The GOP chairman denied the accusations.

What's next for state auditor position following Schweich's passing?

One of the big questions remaining after Schweich's death is, what happens next?

Lawmakers, friends react to news of state auditor's death

Lawmakers and friends of Schweich were shocked and saddened by the news of his death Thursday morning. Governor Nixon immediately ordered flags to be flown at half-staff outside all state buildings in his honor.

Schweich leaves behind political legacy

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich passed away late Thursday morning after an apparent suicide. Schweich entered the race for governor just last month. Schweich has a long history of public service, after working as a lawyer in St. Louis.

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Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.

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