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Derby Ridge neighborhood holds crime prevention workshop

Second Ward City Councilman Jason Thornhill and Police Chief Ken Burton met with Derby Ridge neighborhood residents to discuss how residents and police can work together to reduce crime in the area.

Columbia's Hobby Lobby assistant manager held up at gunpoint

An unknown amount of cash was stolen from Hobby Lobby on Worley Street after the manager was robbed at gunpoint. The suspect is still at large

St. Louis, Baltimore and Detroit to get arts program funds

The Missouri city is one of three locations in the U.S. expected to receive the money over a two-year period.

3 family members found shot to death in Missouri

Three people found dead in their west-central Missouri home were shot to death.

Report gives Missouri average marks for higher education

Missouri ranks 43rd nationally for state funding per higher education student but has the sixth-highest rate of graduate degrees per 1,000 residents. 

State treasurer: Missouri sets record in returning unclaimed property

The Unclaimed Property Division of the Missouri State Treasurer's office has paid out more unclaimed property accounts this year than any other.  The new record surpasses that set in 2004.

Clarksville holds celebration to thank 2008 flood fighters

A party will take place in Clarksville later this month as a "thank you" to volunteers who helped sandbag the town during the 2008 flooding of the Mississippi River.

Missouri hotel association provides environmental certifications

The Missouri Hotel & Lodging Association has already started a green certification program to lessen environmental impact across the state. Nine hotels have already made the association's list.

Dig to find missing Missouri man called off

The dig in Nodaway County began Tuesday after the patrol received a tip regarding the 2001 disappearance of Skidmore resident Branson Perry.

Missouri man sentenced in funeral procession death

Jon E. Mihm of Blue Springs was sentenced on Wednesday to three years in prison for hitting and killing Steven Keith, who was escorting a funeral procession on his motorcycle.

Nixon to discuss tax cut for businesses in Missouri stops

The governor will speak on Thursday in Kirksville, Hannibal and St. Louis County about the plan, which is aimed at helping small businesses make ends meet during the economic downturn.

Missouri included in Kroger recall of store-brand chicken wings

Ohio-based Kroger Co. is recalling bags of chicken wings because of improper labeling.  The wings might contain allergens about which consumers should be aware, company representatives said.

Overnight storm leaves damage in Kansas and Missouri

A pre-dawn storm on Thursday took down powerlines and tipped over rail cars as it passed through Kansas and Missouri.

Family: Former Kansas City Rep. Karen McCarthy has Alzheimer's

Former Rep. Karen McCarthy has been diagnosed with advanced Alzheimer's disease and bipolar disorder.  She has been living in a nursing home for about a month, a family statement said.

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