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Today's Question: Is there enough evidence to successfully prosecute Johnny Wright?

The man suspected of killing Becky Doisy was arrested last week in Georgia. After 33 years, the challenge now is to gather enough evidence for a conviction.

Homebuyers take advantage of incentives

Tax credits for first-time home-buyers prompt some to decide now is the time to take the dive.

World's leading conservationists meeting in Missouri

The St. Louis Zoo is hosting a conference of leading conservationists this week. Biodiversity loss and lowering carbon dioxide emissions are two main topics for discussion.

Tigers tennis players close out Ace for the Cure tournament

The Missouri tennis team hosted its second annual Ace for the Cure tournament over the weekend. The unique tournament saw seven Tigers advance to the finals.

Report: Tour of Missouri needs fiscal policy guide

A financial review of the Tour of Missouri Inc., the nonprofit group that runs the bicycle race, shows room for improvement.

Off-duty St. Louis officer wounded

Shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, a St. Louis police officer and her boyfriend were wounded during a robbery. Gina Stallis, 34, was killed during the robbery.

Sedalia man entertains with hunting stories, makes games

Glenn McMullin, 76, a well-known storyteller in his Sedalia community, likes to tell stories from his hunting and logging days. In addition to hosting students to the nature walks of his nature trails, McMullin is also a craftsman. He sells wooden toys with a hidden challenge inside.

Warhol rides into town for Union Station's first major art exhibit

Kansas City's Union Station will feature an Andy Warhol now through Jan. 10. The silkscreen prints are on loan from Bank of America. Station officials hope "Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends"—a collection of 84 pieces—will appeal to a broad audience.

Missouri volleyball player earns Big 12 honors

Longtime St. Joseph News-Press photographer dies at 61

Ival Lawhon Jr., a photographer for the St. Joseph News-Press for 31 years, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer.

Blind artist has his first one-man public show

Aaron Johnson, a senior at the Accessible Arts, holds his first gallery Wednesday in Kansas City, Kan. It will include drawings, pottery, pens for which he created the barrels, his quilt and a CD he made with classmates.

Lewis and Clark popularity grows in Jefferson City

The Lewis Clark and Clark Task Force continues to maintain Lewis and Clark landmarks and resources within Jefferson city. Docents have also made more than 470 presentations.

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