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Nixon thanks supporters at ham breakfast

Nixon thanks supporters at ham breakfast

By MATT BIRD-MEYER Faculty Adviser (SEDALIA, Mo., digitalBURG) — In a short, 10-minute address, Gov. Jay Nixon used his final appearance at the Missouri State Fair Governor’s Ham Breakfast Thursday to…

New election planned after tie vote in commissioner race

(FARMINGTON, Mo., AP) — A county commissioner race in eastern Missouri is getting a do-over after the contest ended in a tie. Initial results showed that incumbent St. Francois County…

Police: Man stabbed to death inside Springfield home

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Police say a man has been stabbed to death in a Springfield home. The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/2bE7OG9 ) reports that the stabbing happened Wednesday night. Lt.…

6-year-old put on wrong bus, dropped off alone

(OVERLAND, Mo., AP) — The mother of a 6-year-old St. Louis County girl is demanding answers after the child was placed on the wrong school bus and dropped off alone.…

Man uses coffee to fight off carjacking suspect

(FENTON, Mo., AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis are searching for a carjacking suspect after the victim successfully fought him off with a face full of coffee. KMOV-TV (http://bit.ly/2bg9yn7…

Crews search for missing Arkansas woman in flooded Missouri

(POPLAR BLUFF, Mo., AP) — Authorities are searching in southeast Missouri for an Arkansas woman after she called 911 to report that she was trapped in a flooding car. KFVS-TV…

Missouri clergy guilty of trespassing in Capitol protest

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Twenty-two Missouri clergy members could face up to six months behind bars after being convicted Wednesday on trespassing charges and acquitted…

St. Louis police major claims racial discrimination

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A white St. Louis police major has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against when he didn’t get a promotion. Maj. Michael…

Prison sentence for Kansas man who embezzled from company

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A 42-year-old Kansas accountant faces nine years in prison for defrauding clients of more than $4 million. Thomas Hauk, of Overland Park, Kansas, was sentenced…

St. Louis County early literacy campaign launches

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The St. Louis County Library system has launched a literacy campaign to get children to read 1,000 books before they start kindergarten. The campaign encourages parents…