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Health overhaul remains on Missouri voters' minds

Though Sen. McCaskill addressed other issues as she spoke at a series of town hall meetings, health care remains as an important issue among her constituents.

Parents find ways to include children in Ramadan

Muslim families find ways to encourage civic responsibility among their children who are too young to participate in the fast during Ramadan, which begins Wednesday.

St. Louis man's death blamed on heat

St. Louis health officials have confirmed that the lingering heat wave is responsible for the death of a 68-year-old man.

Lawsuit filed over Missouri strip club law

Missouri's adult entertainment industry has gone to court over a new state law regulating sexually oriented businesses.

5 dead in Alaska plane crash; ex-senator believed to be aboard

Former Sen. Ted Stevens and ex-NASA chief Sean O'Keefe were believed to be among the nine people aboard the plane.

More choices alter college textbook landscape

A robust online marketplace of used books and recent inroads by textbook rental programs give students more options than ever.

Data from the National Association of College Stores show that textbooks costs climbed 14 percent from the 2006-2007 academic year to 2008-2009. A 2010 survey by the group found students spent an average of $667 per year on required course materials including textbooks.

Washington University dean calls role in spill fund an honor

The dean of the law school at Washington University in St. Louis says he's honored to be chosen to administer a $20 billion fund for victims of the Gulf oil spill.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should breaking a zoning law become a nuisance violation?

A city zoning ordinance limits the number of unrelated people allowed to live in one residence. Councilwoman Laura Nauser is working to make breaking the law a nuisance violation.

Man dies in Marshall truck-train collision

The driver of a pickup truck was killed when his vehicle collided with a train in downtown Marshall.

Missouri group fights dog breeding ballot measure

A judge in Cole County could determine the fate of Missouri's Proposition B, a measure set to go to voters in November that would establish new rules for dog breeding.

New Yorkers to adopt dogs rescued in Missouri

About 120 dogs of all ages will be available for adoption on Long Island following their rescue from 14 "puppy mills" in Missouri.

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