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Online ticket brokers part of college sports

A scalping scheme at the University of Kansas saw athletic department officials selling to ticket brokers.

Flood could curtail Fourth of July events

The Mississippi River continues to flood, and that could put a damper on some popular Independence Day events in St. Louis and elsewhere in Missouri.

Oil spill brings push for wetlands habitat

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill prompts a new push to quickly increase wetlands habitat for birds migrating toward the Gulf of Mexico. Up to $20 million is available through federal conservation money in eight states including Missouri  to create or enhance areas that will attract wetland wildlife.

Missouri posts first memorial sign for DWI victim

A Missouri law passed last year allows the relatives of drunken driving victims to request and pay for special blue road signs that memorialize the victims.

County planning and zoning commission approves three animal-related requests

The commission granted permits to expand an equestrian center and create a dog-training facility and authorized an expansion of the Rock Bridge Animal Hospital.

VIDEO: A passion for fireworks

Bob Gerau of Deer Park has been selling fireworks for 45 years. "It's a passion for some of us," he said.

Researchers find ancient tool in melting ice near Yellowstone

Researchers at the University of Colorado have discovered a 10,000-year-old hunting weapon they say had been preserved in ice before being melted out by rising temperatures.

UPDATE: Jurors in deliberation in Fields murder trial

As of Tuesday around noon, the jury was sent to deliberation for the first-degree murder trial of Tausha Fields. The verdict is to be based on what her involvement exactly was in the murder of Mitchell W. Kemp, one of her former husbands.

MU researchers allowed to reenter Schweitzer Hall after Monday explosion

The investigation into a Monday explosion at an MU lab is ongoing, officials said. One person remained in the hospital.

Jury begins deliberations in Fields' murder trial

Tausha L. Fields faces life in prison in connection with the 2004 shooting death of her ex-husband, Mitchell Kemp. The jury began deliberations Tuesday morning.

Missouri House votes to tighten state worker pensions

New legislation raises retirement age and requires workers to contribute part of their pay toward pensions.

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