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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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Teen drops 165 pounds -- this is how he lost it

Adam Park considers himself lucky. He weighed 315 pounds at 15, and knew he had to make a change.

Burning Man cultural gathering attracts 60,000

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Burning Man returning in Nevada desert

Dating back to 1986, this year's Burning Man event in Nevada's Black Rock Desert starts on Sunday and continues through September 7.

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Social media gives Syrian refugee a new start

It was almost another tragedy.

But with a boost from social media, an anonymous pen seller in Beirut, Lebanon became a Syrian refugee success story.

When Gissur Simonarson, an activist from Oslo, Norway, posted a photo last week of a father selling pe...

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New words in the dictionary? Awesomesauce!

New words! In the Oxford Dictionary! So exciting! If there were only a word to describe just how exciting.

License Plate Reader credited for numerous arrests in Boone County

A license plate reader system is being credited for helping law enforcement track down the suspect in a deadly Virginia shooting that left a news reporter and photographer dead and another person injured.   

Football players contract contagious skin rash at Boonville High School

Officials at Boonville High School have confirmed seven football players have contracted a contagious skin infection, and the school is working to prevent the rash from spreading.

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Cheapest degrees that will earn you $70K year

You keep hearing the same thing over and over again. A degree in math, science or engineering will get you the highest paying job.

Highway 54 in Holts Summit opens after wrong-way crash

Highway 54 in Holts Summit was temporarily closed Tuesday afternoon after a wrong-way crash. 

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