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Police confirm second shooting victim after man killed in Columbia

Police have confirmed the identity of a second victim after one man is shot and killed in Columbia Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday officials said Derrick Brookins, 44, died following the shooting at 920 West Texas Avenue just north of I-70. Another man, Darrius Edwards, 22, also went to a nearby hospital in a personal vehicle.

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15 of nature's most spectacular shows

Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce.

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Regulator reverses approval of powdered alcohol

A federal agency that had originally approved a new powdered alcohol product reversed its position Monday.

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Tours restarting at MO state pen in Jefferson City

The Missouri State Penitentiary is restarting tours on Monday, after it closed last fall because of mold. Activities stopped in September after high levels of mold were found. Full access will be available this July.

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French fashion designers don't hold a monopoly on haute. Every April the country's top pâtissiers and chocolatiers prove they can be just as outlandish as they unveil their annual collection of chocolate Easter eggs.

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Cannabis lovers flock to Denver

Coming to the Mile High City this weekend was the perfect 65th birthday present for Karen Stevenson. She and her husband drove out of the Bible Belt to experience, for the first time, what it's like to buy and smoke weed legally.

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When a rescue and a baby became besties

When you look at a picture of Zoey, a rescue dog from Taiwan, and Jasper, a 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby, it's hard to imagine they were ever anything but best friends. But once, they weren't.

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New York's hottest nightclub -- for kids

The dance floor was thick with the smell of sweat and alcohol, and tattooed arms waved neon glow sticks through the dark as a remix of Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" filled the club.

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Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.

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Distressed parents: Prom dresses too sexy

For Holly Manson, a mom of three teens in Oakland, Maine, one simple saying has made the difference between absolute dread during prom season and actually welcoming the rite of passage.

MODOT has started construction on Highway 63, which has caused traffic congestion

Traffic was backed up Wednesday on Highway 63 between Stadium and Broadway due to the Missouri Department of Transportation repairing bridges. 

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