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Missouri receives $1 million for library computers

The grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be distributed in 120 Missouri libraries.

Today's Question: Should the public be allowed to speak to the fire chief candidates?

The Boone County Fire Protection District is working to include public opinion in the process for selecting its new fire chief.

VA working to increase suicide prevention efforts for returning soldiers

The number of suicides among veterans has prompted a response from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Buchert claims another singles championship

The Rock Bridge senior is achieving success in summer tournaments.

Former Missouri players reunite at Show-Me State Games basketball competition

Corey Tate's team edges a team with Jason Sutherland, Greg Church and Julian Winfield.

Analysis: Fish and energy needs clash in Midwest

A new law in Arkansas will lead to less efficient use of hydropower dams in order to improve the surrounding waters as a trout habitat. The law might lead to increased electricity costs in several states, including Missouri.

Rain washes out Pocono race

The race has been rescheduled for Monday morning.

Nearly 20 years later, questions nag in murder of Chillicothe woman

Fourteen years ago, Mark Woodworth was convicted at age 16 of shooting a husband and wife in their farmhouse bedroom. However, evidence in the case has often seemed tenuous to many, including Livingston County investigators and jurors at the trial.

Wisconsin father found guilty in prayer death case

The father's defense attorney told the jury that the man believed praying would heal his daughter and that he did nothing criminally wrong.

US Marshals seize sanitizer made by Utah company

Analyses of several samples of the topical antimicrobial skin sanitizer and skin protectant products revealed high levels of various bacteria. Some of these bacteria can cause opportunistic infections of the skin and underlying tissues.

Electric power industry buzzing over 'smart grid' technology

"Smart grid" technology promises to revolutionize the electric power industry by making utilities more intuitive, but critics and regulators worry about its cost benefit and questions of security and privacy.

Kit Bond says COLT bridge important for driver safety

Sen. Kit Bond said at a ceremony Friday that construction of a railroad bridge over U.S. 63 is important for the safety of drivers.

'Sensory sensitive' screening brings moviegoing experience to children with autism

A "sensory sensitive" screening of a children's movie was held Saturday morning for children with autism and other related sensory disorders.

School officials, police talk safety at conference

Day two of the school safety and security conference featured Aaron Richman, co-director of the Institute of Terrorism Research and Response and a former police officer from Israel.

'Cash for clunkers' increases Columbia car sales

Even as money for the "cash for clunkers" program dwindles, Columbia residents are turning in their clunkers at a steady pace.

Taste of the Market draws hundreds for food, film, music

Long lines and large crowds formed at the Columbia Farmers' Market's second annual Taste of the Market. Attendees paid $5 to sample food and wine, listen to music and watch a documentary.

Columbia native impersonates Neil Diamond in his "Black Diamond Experience"

Theron Denson, who says he's the "planet's only" black Neil Diamond impersonator, will be performing at Boone Tavern on Aug. 6.

Sands hid fate of Gulf War pilot lost since '91

Officials said Sunday that new information was given last month from an Iraqi citizen, which moved Marines stationed in the western province of Anbar to visit the location in the desert believed to be the crash site.

5 people die in crash in eastern Missouri

The car apparently crossed the center line and collided with the another vehicle on Missouri Route OO just southeast of Farmington.

Cassel thrilled to start in Kansas City

Matt Cassel, who until last year had not started in a professional football game, will be suiting up for the Kansas City Chiefs this season. Cassel has shown positive signs in the offseason and said he looks forward to leading his new team.

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