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Food bank raising hunger awareness with new giant spoon

September is National Hunger Action Month and The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri is participating in a big way.

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Japan's worst day for teen suicides

Nanae Munemasa was at elementary school when the bullying started.

The 17-year-old student says she was beaten by boys with broom sticks, slapped in the girls' bathroom, and even attacked during a swimming lesson.

"I was the last one to get out of the ...

UPDATE: Highway reopened after motorcycle crash in Columbia

A motorcyclist has been taken to a Columbia hospital after a crash Monday evening on Highway 63, near Grindstone Parkway.  Joint Communications says part of the highway, which was closed, has since reopened.

Some express confusion about MU Alert system

It started Thursday night when some students received an MU Alert text message saying there was an active threat near campus. But the text had no information about the threat and no location.

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What 'Guardians of the Galaxy' taught a child

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

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Planned Parenthood files federal lawsuit against Alabama

Planned Parenthood has filed a federal lawsuit to block Governor Robert Bentley's effort to cut off Medicaid payments to the organization's Alabama clinics.

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Ashley Madison says 87,596 women joined last week

Ashley Madison wants cheaters to know that everything is fine, despite the recent hack that revealed the identities of 32 million users and the claim that women hardly ever use it.

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Wayne Dyer, self-help guru, dies at 75

Wayne Dyer, the prolific self-help guru and motivational speaker, has died, Dyer's family has announced on Facebook.

"Wayne has left his body, passing away through the night," read the post, shared more than 50,000 times Sunday evening.

"He always sa...

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Students dress like Superman to honor teen

Jonathan Fluker's best friend started calling him Superman after he was diagnosed with cancer in 2009.

Fluker was just 11 years old when doctors discovered a peripheral nerve sheath tumor. But the Tennessee teen never let it be his kryptonite, eventua...

Columbia Airport reopens after hard landing

Columbia Airport reopens after hard landing

Columbia Regional Airport closed after a single engine plane suffered a collapsed nose gear during landing just after 2:00 this afternoon. Airport police say the airport has reopened. 

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