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Obama says ’America’s possibilities are limitless’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.

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Man kills mother, then 26 at Conn. grade school

A shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday left 28 people dead.

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Flag Spring Church destroyed by early morning fire

Church totally destroyed

State offices to be closed on Black Friday

Citing a stronger state budget outlook because of the continued improving Missouri economy, Gov. Jay Nixon today issued an executive order closing state offices on Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving.

Fatal crash on Highway 87

Accident on Hwy 87

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Paul Wilson among 3 nominated for high court vacancy

Former Cole County Circuit Judge Paul Wilson is one of three nominees to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court.

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Gump meets challenge, retains Sheriff's office

After a hard-fought and at times heated campaign, incumbent Sheriff Jeptha "Jay" Gump defeated challengers Tony Wheatley, Dale Embry and Chris Dunham on the Republican ticket in the primary election held Tuesday, Aug. 8. Turnout was 33.77 percent.

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Prairie Home Bank Robbed

At approximately 11:25am today 7/18/2012 a lone gunman entered the Mainstreet Bank in Prairie Home.

California fireworks cancelled - burn ban in force until further notice

"The California Fireworks show has been cancelled and there is a burn ban in force in California until further notice," said California Fire Chief Allen Smith Friday, June 29. "The heat and drought continue. There is no relief in sight."

Jury finds Joseph Spencer not guilty

Joseph Spencer, 39, formerly of California, was been found not guilty of murder by a Laclede County jury after less than two hours of deliberation.

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Ray Price to leave state Supreme Court

To resign effective Aug. 1

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Fatal collision mars holiday weekend

Highway 50 was blocked for several hours in the aftermath of a fatal collision on Memorial Day.

Conference Committee recommends House pay raise plan

A final committee vote still must be taken.

Pamida Pharmacy to close May 18

The Pamida Pharmacy will close Friday, May 18, according to Tara Zeller, speaking for Shopko from Green Bay, Wisc.

Senate keeps pay raise plan on first test-vote

Nine senators want to cancel pay raises; got 15 votes