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Joyce Baker loved family and helping others

Joyce Baker, who died Saturday, will be remembered for being a caregiver.

Joyce Baker, April 28, 1954 - Jan. 19, 2013, of Columbia

Joyce Baker died Jan. 19, 2013. She was 58.

Blues score 2 in third period, but fall just short of comeback in Chicago

Patrick Kane, Brent Seabrook and Viktor Stalberg scored to back Corey Crawford, and Chicago hung on to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Tuesday night. 

WORLD NEWS BRIEFLY: Obama prefers longer debt extension

The White House Office of Management and Budget issued a statement Tuesday saying the GOP proposal to increase the nation's $16.4 trillion borrowing authority for only three months "introduces unnecessary complications, needlessly perpetuating uncertainty in the nation's fiscal system."

Nixon sets June special election to choose Rep. Emerson's successor

Republican and Democratic party committees are to nominate candidates for the special election.

Texas official: 3 wounded in college shooting

Three people were injured and two were taken to emergency room following the shooting.

Study: High school graduation rate highest since 1976

The national dropout rate was about 3 percent overall, down from the year before.

Midwest bundles up as bitter cold grips region

The coldest location in the lower 48 states Monday was Embarrass, Minn., at 36 below. On Sunday it was Babbitt, Minn., at 29 below, according to the National Weather Service.

40 years after Roe v. Wade, abortion foes march on

Many in the anti-abortion movement looked to Kansas, where Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signed a series of tough anti-abortion measures during his first two years in office.

UPDATE: Republicans mark 10 years of power in Missouri House

About 130 current and former Republicans lawmakers and staff gathered at the Capitol for a nearly two-hour ceremony celebrating their majority.

Missouri officials: 2013 is last year to take old GED

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education says the current test will be replaced with a new, computer-based assessment in 2014.

Missouri woman sentenced to 40 years in child's death

Cheryl Patrick was found guilty in September 2012 of second-degree murder in the beating death of Alexis Ward in February of 2008.

Chuck Berry earns lifetime achievement award

The 86-year-old St. Louis native and rock 'n' roll legend received a lifetime achievement award Monday from the St. Louis Arts and Education Council.

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