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Hotline for religious doubters: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT

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New helpline aims at religious doubters

An atheists organization is offering a hotline for doubters to call: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT.

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Reform for high-skilled immigrants begins

H-1B spouses, get ready to work!

On Tuesday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that select H-4 visa holders will be eligible for employment authorization.

It was part of President Obama's executive action on immigration in Novem...

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Dunkin Donuts shops planned for Columbia, Jefferson City

Dunkin' Donuts has announced it is planning to build three shops in Mid-Missouri.

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Committee hears testimony from DSS on computer issues

Lawmakers at the state Capitol wrapped a hearing Tuesday morning, taking testimony about the Department of Social Services budget.

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Missouri House endorses annual inspection of abortion clinic

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A measure to require annual inspections of abortion providers is the first abortion-related bill to move forward in the Missouri Legislature this year.

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Missouri Senate passes legislation limit welfare benefits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A measure to limit the lifetime cap for welfare benefits to four years has Missouri Senate approval.

Couple say pet monkey their only 'child'

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Indian couple leaving estate to pet monkey

Should he outlive his owners, Chunmun the monkey could be set to be one comfortable primate. An Indian couple who are estranged from their families say they've named Chunmun in their will as their only "child."

Typical teen behavior or bullying?

A 14-year-old mid-Missouri student and his family are speaking out about a case of bullying, saying their school is not handling it correctly.

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Michael Phelps: 'She said yes'

Record-setting Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is taking the plunge.

The gold medalist is engaged to girlfriend Nicole Johnson, according to their verified social media accounts.

The couple announced the news early Sunday morning on their Twitter and In...

S.F. renters abandoning pets

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No dogs allowed: San Francisco's pet housing crisis

The housing crunch in San Francisco isn't just forcing out lower income renters, it's forcing out Fido, too. The animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA says there's been a surge in owners abandoning their pets.

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