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Man seeks bond money as part of phone scam

A restaurant employee in Columbia was asked to wire money to California to post bond for a friend, according to police.

Burglary suspect escapes Columbia home

A man forcefully entered the east Columbia home of a woman Wednesday and tied her up, Officer Jessie Haden said.

Bleak budgets force schools to consider closure

With Kansas City's 94-year-old McCoy Elementary closing, residents worry that the safety of their neighborhood will drop. McCoy is just one of a number of schools closing as a sign of the increasing number of struggling school districts around the country.

Obama to sign health bill, celebrate with allies

Democrats who backed the health care bill, along with Americans whose health care struggles have touched Obama, are expected to join him for the bill's signing ceremony. All other White House meetings were called off today to draw attention to the signing.

Missouri's oldest resident dies in Cape Girardeau

Missouri's oldest person, who was also the seventh-oldest documented person in the country, died on Sunday after suffering a stroke last week.

Rare Vatican exhibit to stop in St. Louis

The Missouri History Museum in St. Louis will host an exhibition of rarely seen art and artificats from the Vatican starting May 15.

Springfield student might have been targeted in fatal shooting

The shooting death of a Springfield student may have been related to an earlier confrontation at his school. Police believe Kody Ray's killer targeted him.

St. Louis neighborhood installs camera to catch speeders

A camera has been installed in a St. Louis County neighborhood to catch speeders. The county police chief questions if the camera is for safety or to simply to bring in revenue.

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