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  • A marathon spelling bee between two Kansas City-area students who exhausted the initial word list last month ended after 29 more rounds Saturday when the eventual runner-up stumbled over the word 'stifling'
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  • Two Missouri students who went toe-to-toe for 66 rounds in the annual Jackson County spelling bee aren't quite finished after event organizers ran out of words for the contest
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  • Flags on all city buildings in Columbia, Mo., will be flown at half-mast for 30 days in honor of a veteran firefighter who was killed while helping evacuate students from a University of Missouri-run apartment complex after a second-story walkway collapsed
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  • Southwest Airlines flight lands at wrong airport
  • A Southwest Airlines flight that was scheduled to arrive Sunday night at Branson Airport in southwest Missouri instead landed at an airport 7 miles north - with a runway about half the size of the intended destination
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  • You can now order 'The F Word' from a small Missouri brewery after its owner received a cease and desist letter from Starbucks.
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  • A woman in Missouri says a UPS delivery man threw away her daughter's Christmas present
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  • Police say they are trying to determine how a medical box containing a pair of eyeballs ended up in a trash bin at a gas station in Kansas City
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  • Few signs of spring are being found in parts of the Midwest as a snowstorm tracks mostly along Interstate 70, bringing heavy snow and high winds
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  • Authorities have identified the four people found fatally shot at a eastern Missouri campground as a 37-year-old mother and her three daughters
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  • A goose is attacking people in a Missouri parking lot, forcing them to fight off the angry bird
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  • After nearly two decades as a fugitive, a British man suspected of driving off with an armored car loaded with cash worth about $1.5 million has been captured in southwest Missouri, where he appeared in federal court wearing blue jeans and asking for a court-appointed defense attorney because he didn't have enough money to hire one
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  • Missouri police are looking for a woman who steals Christmas trees from boy scouts
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  • Police say they have run out of places to look for a Kansas City baby who disappeared from her crib more than five weeks ago and whose first birthday is Friday, but the hunt for Lisa Irwin continues behind the scenes
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  • A police affidavit says an FBI cadaver dog indicated a reaction to the scent of dead person inside the Kansas city home where a baby girl disappeared nearly three weeks ago
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  • Investigators scoured the Kansas City property of a family who say their baby was abducted from her crib as they slept
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  • Police said the parents of a missing baby for two weeks now have not sat down face-to-face with investigators since Oct. 8
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  • A New York-based security consultant who said he was hired by a wealthy benefactor to help search for a missing baby in Kansas City got little response Wednesday from police who have been looking for the child for more than a week
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  • Authorities searching for a missing baby in Kansas City have marched shoulder-to-shoulder through acres of woods, rappelled down cliffs and combed through landfills. They've interrogated her parents for hours and called in firefighters to search a 36-foot well that seemed like a possible place to hide a child's body
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  • Dozens of emergency workers are searching where there's a well under a deck at a vacant home in Kansas City on the eighth day since a 10-month-old baby vanished from her home
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  • Investigators climbed through a window that parents said had been tampered with the night their infant daughter disappeared
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  • A Missouri mother is facing possible jail time for boarding her son's schoolbus
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  • Missouri police say a man raped a woman in broad daylight and told authorities he thought she was dead
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  • Some storm chasers in St. Louis caught some impressive video of a lightning storm
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  • Missouri police have charged the parents of a 4-month old baby after their pet ferret chewed seven of the boy's fingers off
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  • Police in Missouri try to track down the whereabouts of an estranged husband of a missing mother of triplets
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  • Violent weather swept across the Eastern seaboard overnight, knocking out power and killing at least 3 people in the Atlanta area
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  • Emergency workers in Joplin searched for more than 230 people listed as missing after a tornado tore through the city
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  • Powerful storms roared through middle America again on Wednesday, with weak tornadoes touching down in isolated spots and severe thunderstorms threatening such strikes in several states
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  • The massive tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo. is now officially the deadliest single twister in the U.S. in nearly six decades
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  • The last time he ran from the law, Cody Nathaniel Willcoxson managed to elude capture for three years after leading a nine-inmate jail break in rural Oklahoma
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  • Police captured a man who tried breaking into an Army base and fired on police during a high-speed chase
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  • A hiker stumbles upon dog left to die in the woods in Saint Peters, Missouri
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  • Two St. Louis officers working a crash scene barely escaped being plowed down by an oncoming vehicle
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  • Freezing rain caused a huge big mess on a Saint Louis highway this morning
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  • A Missouri soldier surprises his kids at his daughter's basketball game right before tip-off
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  • The Missouri family went all out for everyone to enjoy and charity benefits as well
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  • Fire crews rescued a Kansas boy who fell 15-feet down a narrow drainage hole
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  • A Kansas City woman found her naked neighbor inside her home and dragged him out by his beard
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  •  This file photo provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol shows 4-year-old eastern Mo. girl Alisa Maier, who was playing with her brother Monday, July 5, 2010 when a black four-door passenger car pulled up and took her away. The FBI says witnesses late Tuesday July 6, 2010 saw what they thought was a little boy wandering around a suburban St. Louis car wash. It turned out to be Maier. (AP Photo/Missouri State Highway Patrol, File)
  • The family of Alisa Maier reacts after she's found safe and sound
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  • Bol died at the University of Virginia Hospital, where he was being treated for severe kidney trouble and a painful skin condition
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  • Police investigate the death of twin girls found inside a car in Missouri
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  • The Missouri Senate wants to take away Mark McGwire's highway
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