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London Olympics: Azevedo scores 4 in US Olympic water polo win

Captain Tony Azevedo scored four goals — three in the opening quarter — and the U.S. men's water polo team beat Britain 13-7 to remain undefeated at the London Olympics.

London Olympics: Ndlovu, South Africa win 1st Olympic rowing gold

Three years ago, Sizwe Ndlovu gave up his job as an IT technician to pursue his dream of winning an Olympic gold in rowing at the London Games.

London Olympics: Roger Federer advances to Olympic semifinals

Roger Federer's final shot of the day clipped the let cord, dribbled over the net and settled softly in the grass, beyond even 6-foot-9 John Isner's reach.

KCI changing electronic signs, expects congestion

Officials of Kansas City International Airport are advising travelers to give themselves extra time to get to the airport because of construction that could cause congestion for nearly two months.

Jobless rate drops below 8 percent in St. Louis

The jobless rate in metropolitan St. Louis is going down, and has dipped below 8 percent for the first time in more than three years.

Kansas City fighting graffiti with $110K

Kansas City officials are taking steps to replace some of the graffiti around town with murals.

Man sentenced in 2 St. Joseph shootings, 1 fatal

A St. Joseph man was sentenced to a total of 30 years in prison for shootings that killed one woman and seriously injured another.

Plan for downtown Kansas City streetcar passes

Voters approved a special tax to fund a two-mile streetcar route in downtown Kansas City, although only 500 people voted.

Monett industrial plant closure will cost 140 jobs

A manufacturing company in southwest Missouri says it will close part of its plant, costing about 140 people their jobs.

Police: No suicide note at home of shootings

A St. Louis Area Major Case Squad investigator says no suicide note was found at the Glendale home where a woman and her two children were killed.

St. Charles deputy guilty of crime at meth raid

A St. Charles County deputy faces sentencing in October after being found guilty of several crimes while on a methamphetamine raid.

Kansas City man charged with killing girlfriend

The Jackson County prosecutor's office has charged a 32-year-old Kansas City man in the death of a woman whose body was found after police said he called them to report her death.

Tiger Town canceled due to insufficient funds

Although the two block party-style events were canceled this year, Tiger Town organizers hope to hold similar events next year.

Maine man returns to race Missouri River 340

Maine native Brad Krog returned to this year's Missouri River 340 after racing with his wife last year. At this year's race, Krog's wife served as his ground crew, following him from checkpoint to checkpoint.

 

Annual survey shows some improvement in Missouri children's well-being

The 2012 Kids Count Data Book shows that Missouri ranked 26th in overall children's well-being in 2010, but there was a significant decline in their economic status.

 

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS: U.S. wins 3 golds, still trails China

The U.S. came away with several medals Wednesday, including three golds but is still trailing China for the medal lead. The Americans collected a gold medal in cycling and one in swimming.

Interfaith Resource Center looking for a new, larger location

The Columbia Interfaith Resource Center, a place dedicated to helping the homeless, is looking for a new location so that it can serve more people.

Missouri football begins practice

The Missouri Tigers open their first season in the Southeastern Conference this fall.

Sweltering July sets several Columbia records

Thirty-one days of record-breaking temperatures made July 2012 one of the hottest Julys in Columbia history.

Suspect arrested in connection with fatal March shooting

Durantrae Logan, 20, was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Lamont Sargent, which took place March 4.

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