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America's health care is more important than foreign affairs

Operation Bark Alert expands efforts to subdue unlicensed breeders

Director of Agriculture Jon Hagler and Attorney General Chris Koster spoke at the Central Missouri Humane Society on Monday to discuss the second part of a plan to circumvent unlicensed dog breeders

Parking garage robbery was a game for suspects

The suspects in a downtown parking garage robbery told police they were playing a game called "Knock Out King." The objective of the game is to knock victims out in one punch.

Defense challenges death sentence for 1994 triple murder

A Columbia man convicted of a 1994 triple murder was back in 13th Circuit Court Monday, where his defense team appealed his death sentence on the grounds that the defendant is mentally retarded.

Joint Communications requests $1.3 million from Boone County Commission

Joint Communications Interim Director Zim Schwartze says the agency needs help with staffing and space to handle an increased workload.

Special master to investigate innocence claims in 1991 murder case

Reginald Clemons, who was sentenced to death for a double-murder in 1991, claims he was wrongly convicted. On Tuesday, the Missouri Supreme Court appointed a special master to investigate that claim.

Kirksville man pleads guilty to $844,000 Ponzi scheme

A Kirksville man is guilty of defrauding 26 investors since the early 1990s in a mail-fraud scheme.

Latest state audit reveals pattern of fraud

In a scheme uncovered by state auditors, former St. Louis city accountant has been charged with felony stealing.

Nixon appoints Shellabarger as new prosecutor

Shellabarger will take over for Jason Lamb on Wednesday as prosecutor for Audrain County.

No new trial for mid-Missouri murderer, high court rules

The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a new trial and DNA testing for a Linn County man serving life in prison for his mother's murder.

Missouri GOP criticizes plan to use bonds for buildings

Gov. Jay Nixon's proposal to finance construction projects with bonds faces criticism from Missouri Republicans,who say that stimulus funds should be used for the projects instead.

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