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Popular or not, Kyle Busch wins Dover race

Kyle Busch carries the checkered flag to his car after he won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Best Buy 400 auto race Sunday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del.

Kyle Busch dominated the second half of the 400-mile NASCAR race Sunday at Dover International Speedway and charged to his Sprint Cup series-best fourth win of the season.

MU baseball team ends season with loss to Ole Miss

Mississippi’s Logan Power hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning off Missouri’s Kyle Gibson to lift the Rebels to a 9-6 victory over the Missouri baseball team Sunday in Coral Gables, Fla., eliminating the Tigers from NCAA regional competition and ending their season.

Rock Bridge runner holds five state titles

Rock Bridge senior Lauren Borduin captured her fourth and fifth state track titles last month in the 800- and 1600-meter runs. She is set to run for Georgetown next season.

Families enjoy motocross races

There were almost 200 riders for Sundays’ American Motorcyclist Association’s District 18 series event at the motocross track at Finger Lakes State Park.

25 people involved in N. KC casino brawl

A routine arrest at a North Kansas City casino early today quickly escalated into a fight involving dozens of people, North Kansas City police said.

"Blind" Boone festival kicks off

A veteran performer and first-time featured act are among the highlights at this year’s “Blind” Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival. The festival began Sunday and runs through Tuesday.

Authorities search bait shops for illegal minnows

State wildlife officials in Kansas and Missouri are reviewing how they keep non-native species from invading their respective states after a near-miss involving minnows.

Mesaba starting Aug. 19, Air Midwest leaving June 30 creates gap

The gap means commercial air service ceases temporarily, while cargo and general aviation flights will still continue at Columbia Regional Airport. The city plans to ramp up its marketing efforts in the next few weeks to prepare for Mesaba’s arrival.

Witness in murder trial changes story

After his testimony resulted in Joshua Kezer’s 1994 murder conviction, Mark Abbott says he could be wrong.

Analysis: Missouri's universities give mix reviews to 2008 legislature

University leaders were encouraged by increases in operating budgets, but were disappointed by low faculty salaries and less financial support from the state.

Ashland man charged with assault

Mother embraces challenges and joys of daughter with disability

When Kate and Christian Basi’s daughter, Julianna, was born, they said they were in a state of denial that she had Down syndrome. Now, Kate Basi says she would not change her daughter’s condition; Julianna is perfect the way she is.

Missouri State Senior Games bring together athletes over 50

More than 1,700 athletes will compete in more than 25 events June 19 to 22, and some winners can move on to the National Senior Games in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Teen wants people to draw their own conclusions about his art

The young artist who goes by Bob Dynamite is not loud or boastful. Nothing about his teenage demeanor screams for attention. But there is one thing about this shy, composed person that begs to be noticed: his artwork.

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