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Army: 11 killed, 31 hurt in attacks at Texas base

Sgt. Anthony Sills comforts his wife as they wait outside Fort Hood Army base near Killeen, Texas, on Thursday. The Sills' 3-year old son is still in daycare on the base, which is in lockdown following a mass shooting earlier in the day.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan is the suspect in a shooting at Fort Hood Army base on Thursday. The shooter killed 11 people and wounded 31 before authorities killed the gunman.

Troubled portrait emerges of Army shooting suspect

Nidal Malik Hasan was responsible for the worst mass killing on a U.S. military base, authorities say. He had problems throughout his career and strongly opposed U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.

UPDATE: 12 dead, 31 injured in shooting rampage at Fort Hood

Gunman shoots and kills 12, injures 31 in rampage at Army base. The man was identified as Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a 39-year-old from Virginia. There was no official word on motive.

Hickman wins boys soccer district championship

The Kewpies boys soccer team recorded its third-straight shutout in a 2-0 victory over Jefferson City on Thursday night to claim its first district championship since 2001. 

Damon Williams found guilty of murdering Nathaniel Bentley

A jury found Damon A. Williams guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action in the June 2008 fatal shooting of Nathaniel Bentley.

Facts about Fort Hood

Fort Hood, the largest active duty armored post in the U.S., houses nearly 52,000 soldiers. It is located outside Killeen, Texas.

Democrats voice support for health care bill

President Barack Obama and House Democats looked to secure votes Thursday to pass a bill that includes a health care overhaul initiative. The bill would expand coverage to millions of uninsured people that would be put into effect in 2013 if voted in. Obama plans on visiting the House on Friday to convince undecided Democrats to vote to pass the bill.

Army: Texas base shootings suspect is alive

The attacker in the shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, is alive and in stable condition, an Army spokesman says. After the attack, they had said he was killed, but there was some confusion.

Federal officials had concerns about Fort Hood suspect

The suspect in the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting drew the attention of federal law enforcement officials at least six months ago because of Internet postings that talked about threats such as suicide bombings.

Lake of the Ozarks pollution similar to earlier problems elsewhere

Leaking on-site septic tanks contributed to pollution at Table Rock Lake in the late 1990s, but authorities in that area now enforce stricter regulations.

Where your legislators stand in the health care debate

Look at a breakdown of some of the key issues and where Missouri senators and representatives stand on pieces of health care reform.

Woman in wheelchair makes MU history during sorority recruitment

Gabriella Garbero, who joined Kappa Kappa Gamma after sorority rush in August, was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2. Panhellenic officials believe she is the first woman at MU to participate fully in the recruitment process while managing a wheelchair.

Pulmonary embolism 'a chronic disease'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 100,000 or more people die every year from pulmonary embolism. Caused by blood clots, the weakened heart is forced to work against gravity, making clotting in the lower extremities such as the legs and pelvis more likely.

The muck stops here: Bureaucracy may be at the root of septic tank problem

Bureaucratic complexities make it unclear which state department is responsible for the state of on-site and residential septic systems.

Panel considers problem of DWI prosecution and recidivism

Gov. Nixon called for stronger and more consistent enforcement of DWI procedures across the state.  A panel of judges, prosecutors and law enforcement personnel met to discuss options.

LETTER: MU should lessen coal usage

MU should take the steps necessary to reduce coal usage and become more energy efficent.

UPDATE: Army: 12 dead in Fort Hood attacks

Lt. Gen. Bob Cone said at a news conference that one shooter has been killed and two suspects were apprehended Thursday. All were U.S. soldiers.

Incompetent usher indicative of careless change to football seating

William Powell describes his first-hand experience with the switch to general admission seating in the student section to accomidate the growing population. He discusses his discontent while attending home MU football games and the instances surrounding them.

Today's Question: How should the FAA's rules concerning pilots' rest, work schedules look?

After the potential fatigue-related February crash near Buffalo, N.Y. that killed 50 people and general concerns about pilots' work loads, the Federal Aviation Administration is looking to update its rules on the rest and work schedules of pilots.

Columbia College sweeps Stephens in both volleyball team's final regular season match

Columbia College swept Stephens College 25-7, 25-14, 25-9 on Thursday night.

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