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Sack saves Tigers

Sean Weatherspoon and William Moore’s rush on Northwestern quarterback C.J. Bacher finally knocked Northwestern out of the game.

For the Tigers, the final feeling is victory

Missouri rallied to beat Northwestern 30-23 in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night. The win gave the Tigers (10-4) double-digit victories in consecutive seasons for the first time in school history.

GALLERY: Tigers last stand

'First Night' offers family-friendly New Year's celebration

For those looking to avoid the rowdier festivities of most New Year's Eve celebrations, First Night Columbia may be a more family-friendly alternative.

'Robocall' legislation upcoming in Missouri House and Senate

Despite a continued push from Gov.-elect Jay Nixon during his time as attorney general, the Missouri legislature has yet to pass a bill that would place automated telephone calls on a statewide list blocking telemarketing calls.

Missouri immigration restrictions take effect in 2009

Missouri businesses are about to get a shove toward a federal database for screening newly hired employees for illegal immigrants. And cities will risk getting punished if they become havens for illegal immigrants. Those new laws take effect Thursday.

Group wants red-light cameras out of Missouri town

Ex-health care CEO tapped for Missouri Social Services

Gov.-elect Jay Nixon chooses a former health care executive to lead the Department of Social Services. Nixon said Tuesday that he will appoint Ronald Levy to direct the agency that oversees Missouri’s Medicaid, juvenile justice, foster care and public aid programs.

Sheriff says he won’t be involved in son’s sex case

Wyandotte County Sheriff Leroy Green Jr. says he’s deeply saddened that his 35-year-old son is charged with child sex crimes.

Kids find meth lab; 2 adults busted

A man and woman are facing drug charges after two children stumbled across a working methamphetamine lab in a wooded area near a Missouri apartment complex.

Police: Man stole truck to break into store

A Jennings man allegedly stole a tractor-trailer, then climbed on top of it to break into a convenience store from the roof.

Man injured in Bootheel home robbery dies

Prosecutors are considering upgrades to charges against four men in an assault during a home robbery that has now claimed the life of a southeast Missouri man.

Group sues over St. Peters floodplain development

A St. Louis-based conservation group is suing over a development in the floodplain in St. Peters. The Great Rivers Habitat Alliance has fought against the construction of the Premier 370 Business Park since it was proposed in 2000.

Fee to boost Missouri deputy sheriff pay challenged

The St. Louis County and St. Charles County executives are challenging a state law designed to boost pay for sheriff deputies. Lawmakers added a $10 fee that sheriffs can charge for serving subpoenas and other court documents. The money is deposited in a state fund to boost deputy salaries.

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