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  • Spelling bee runs out of words
  • After 19 rounds in a Missouri county's annual spelling bee over the weekend, only two of the 25 contestants who started the competition remained.
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  • After 19 rounds in a Missouri county's annual spelling bee over the weekend, only two of the 25 contestants who started the competition remained.
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  • A 23-year veteran firefighter was killed Saturday while helping evacuate students from a University of Missouri-run apartment complex after a second-story walkway collapsed, according to Columbia Fire Department officials.
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  • A Missouri grade school coach has been jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder in the abduction and death of a 10-year-old girl.
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  • A Southwest Airlines flight bound for the main airport in Branson, Mo., instead touched down at a much smaller nearby airfield.
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  • Usually when you think of an urban bar scene, you think about a place that caters to 20-somethings.
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  • One person was killed and three people taken into custody after an altercation Sunday in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium.
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  • A northwest Missouri man is charged with disposing of a baby's body by placing it in a bucket that he then filled with concrete.
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  • Man wrongly accused freed after 10 years
  • After nearly a decade in prison, freedom did not come easy for Ryan Ferguson - not even in the final few hours after the Missouri attorney general decided to not retry him in the 2001 slaying of a newspaper sports editor.
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  • A man is suing the Kansas City Royals after he says he was hit in the eye by a hot dog thrown by the team's mascot.
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  • A Missouri prosecutor who faced intense criticism over a rape case will ask a special prosecutor to decide if new charges should be filed.
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  • Chemical bombs found at Missouri Sorority house
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  • A car is pulled from a day care center after it crashed into the building Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. Authorities say three children and an adult were injured after an SUV collided with a car and sent it through the front of the day care. Two children were trapped under the car. All three children and the driver of car were taken to a hospital. The driver of the SUV ran from the scene. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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  • Police say an SUV rear-ended a parked car and sent the vehicle crashing through a Kansas City day care center.
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  • A Missouri woman and her daughter confessed to fatally poisoning two relatives with antifreeze.
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  • Authorities in Missouri have arrested a suspect in the murder of a woman whose body was found tied up with pink duct tape in her central Pennsylvania home.
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  • A Missouri highway overpass that partially collapsed when rail cars smashed into one of its support pillars after a cargo train collision was about 15 years old and in good condition but just couldn't withstand the impact, a sheriff said.
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  • Emergency personnel respond to the scene where of a train derailment near Rockview, Mo. Saturday, May 25, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people. (AP Photo/Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch)
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  • Communities along the Mississippi River and other rain-engorged waterways are waging feverish bids to hold back floodwaters that may soon approach record levels.
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  • Volunteers worked into the night to stack sandbags against rising Midwest floodwaters and evacuate people in its path after a powerful spring storm system unleashed downpours from Oklahoma to Michigan.
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  • Storms packing rain, snow and dangerous winds raked the Midwest and spawned a possible tornado outside of St. Louis that prompted an emergency declaration from Missouri's governor.
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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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  • An early spring snowstorm forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights at Denver International Airport and closed several roads Saturday as it moved eastward, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places.
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  • Six employees of a popular Kansas City restaurant destroyed last month in a natural gas explosion have filed a lawsuit over the blast that killed a server.
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  • An irate man commandeered a microphone from Kansas City Mayor Sly James during a speech Tuesday and ranted for several seconds before being tackled by the mayor's bodyguard.
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  • Suddenly being swallowed up by the earth on a golf course's fairway drove a wedge between Mark Mihal and a stellar round.
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  • A St. Louis-area animal shelter has found a home for a 37-pound cat named Biscuit. It even found him a sympathetic shoulder to meow on.
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  • A homeless man will soon have well over $100,000 after returning an engagement ring to a woman who accidentally dropped it.
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  • Search crews at the site of a massive explosion that destroyed a popular Kansas City, Mo., restaurant have found the remains of one person.
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  • A Kansas City couple charged with child abuse Tuesday told authorities they handcuffed the husband's malnourished teenage son to a basement pole because he was bipolar and they had run out of options in handling him, court documents said.
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  • Authorities found a frail 17-year-old boy handcuffed to a pole in his parents' Kansas City basement, where he said he'd been kept since his father withdrew him from school in September.
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  • Joe Ryan decided to try his luck again.
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  • Chiefs introduce Andy Reid as new head coach
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  • Chiefs introduce Andy Reid as new head coach
  • Andy Reid has been introduced as the new coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, one week after he was fired from the Eagles.
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  • The Kansas City Chiefs were in shambles after the worst season in franchise history, and chairman Clark Hunt promised their devoted followers that better ways were ahead.
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  • Recordings of a 911 call show Jovan Belcher's mother begging her son's dying girlfriend to stay alive after being shot.
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  • Kansas City Chiefs Jovan Belcher (59) stands on the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)
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  • Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher told officers who found him sleeping in his car outside an apartment complex hours before he committed a murder-suicide that he was there to visit a woman he described as his "girlfriend," but that she wasn't home.
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  • People were coming and going Sunday from a house where a day before Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide in front of his coach and general manager.
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  • NBC broadcaster Bob Costas used his halftime segment on "Sunday Night Football" to advocate for gun control following this weekend's murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media.
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  • Kansas City Chiefs Jovan Belcher (59) stands on the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)
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  • It began like any other Saturday for the Kansas City Chiefs for the GM and coach. Then they got a call to hurry to the parking lot.
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  • Cindy Hill, a laid-off office manager who lives in a small town in Missouri, called her husband Thursday with urgent news that would change everything: "We won the lottery."
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  • A southwest Missouri man is accused of plotting to open fire inside a movie theater during a screening of the new "Twilight" film.
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  • A University of Missouri panty thief won't be going to jail.
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  • Big Rico is back.
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  • Emmy-winning TV host and "Moon River" crooner Andy Williams has died at age 84.
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