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UPDATE: Freeze warning takes effect at 1 a.m. Friday

Temperatures expected to be lower than previous forecast.

GEORGE KENNEDY: An opinionated voter's guide for Tuesday

You can tell a lot about any issue by looking at who's against it. The opponents of Proposition B are as  much of a reason to vote in favor of the controversial measure as anything.

UPDATED: Suspected gunman captured in Cooper County

Sgt. Robert Bruchsaler of the Mid-Missouri Major Case Squad said Joshua William Maylee was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. Thursday without incident in Cooper County.

Mower theft ties victim to man sought in Callaway County shooting

Court records provide a direct link between Eugene Pinet and the man police are seeking in connection with his death and that of two others.

Faurot Field 30 freed

MU will not press charges against the 30 people arrested for trespassing on Faurot Field at the Saturday football game against OU.

Breeders fearful of tighter rules under Prop B

Missouri breeders find issues with Proposition B and fear compliance with the new regulations will shut them down. Proponents of the measure say it is necessary to protect thousands of puppies raised in substandard conditions.

COLUMN: Leaders should reprioritize mental health in Missouri

In the last three years, state funding for the Missouri Department of Mental Health has fallen more than $41 million.

Memorial planned for homeless man found dead Sunday

Investigators have not determined a suspect in the death, and the man's family has not yet been located.

Honorary coaches enjoy MU men's basketball team's Black and Gold Game

Cathy Scroggs, the vice chancellor of MU Student Affairs, was one of two honorary coaches during the game, alongside Missouri Students Association president Tim Noce. The black team, coached by Noce, won 102-96 after trailing by six at halftime.

Rented home catches fire, occupants displaced

One woman was affected by slight smoke inhalation but refused to go to the hospital. No one else was injured, according to the Boone County Fire Protection District.

Missouri Journalism School honors foreign free press groups

The 2010 medalists include two international press freedom groups and six media leaders. Recipients will lecture Thursday on campus before receiving their awards.

Successful night for new player, new fan at their first Black and Gold Game

Junior college transfer Ricardo Ratliffe and Boonville third-grader Brayden Page both made the most of the MU men's basketball team's Black and Gold Game, Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.

Muslims discuss significance of hijabs, cultural attitudes toward Islam

The week was sponsored by MU's Muslim Student Organization. The event's keynote speaker, Imam Suhaib Webb, also spoke about the ability of Islam to be interpreted in different ways.

Political ads surge, broadcasters benefit in 2010

Ads in the U.S. House and Senate races have risen 50 percent and they've more than doubled in gubernatorial races. Campaign commercials are expected to account for 30 percent of local TV stations' revenues in October.

Former Hickman players recall 1966 football stunner over Jefferson City

With the 105th edition of the Hickman-Jefferson City football rivalry set for Friday, former Kewpies take a look back at the day they broke the Jays 71-game winning streak.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Before voting for presiding commissioner, learn what the position entails

The presiding commissioner is the chair of the Boone County Commission. The commission has complete authority over the budget within the revenue estimates provided by the auditor.

High exposure to bisphenol-A linked to low sperm count

Chinese factory workers exposed to high levels of the chemical, found in some plastics, had signs of poor semen quality, a study has found.

Rock Bridge volleyball team thrilled to be in sectionals

The Rock Bridge volleyball team's victory at the Class 4, District 9 tournament Tuesday in Wentzville sends the Bruins to sectionals, where they will face Nixa at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rock Bridge.

Mourners pay tribute to deceased homeless man

Friends, family and citizens paid respect to Jerry Schneider, a local homeless man found dead Sunday morning.

9th District Congressional candidates express views on nation's budget

All four candidates cite the federal budget as one of the most important issues facing the nation.

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