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Police looking for suspect involved in Break Time armed robbery

A man entered the store at 900 Conley Road on Tuesday morning armed with a handgun and demanded money.

Shots fired on 500 block of Oak Street on Monday

Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Oak Street on Monday in reference to a report that shots had been fired. 

GUEST COMMENTARY: Voter impersonation fraud is a nonissue in Missouri

Since no case of voter impersonation fraud has ever been documented in Missouri, since our state is in the midst of major budget problems, and since it would cost more than $7 million to enact these laws, it seems wasteful for our legislators to spend time and money on this issue.

Patricia Harris taught elementary school, lectured at MU

Patricia Harris, May 20, 1932 — April 29, 2013

John Fenton Wheeler, April 10, 1924-April 21, 2013, of Columbia

He spent an extensive career as a newspaper reporter and editor where his work took him to Chile, Cuba, Spain, Portugal and Peru while working for the Associated Press.

COMO YOU KNOW: Columbia Housing Authority

The mission of the Columbia Housing Authority is to provide safe, healthy and affordable housing opportunities to low-income individuals and families.

Steen's overtime goal gives Blues game 1 win over Kings

Alex Steen's goal in overtime made the Kings pay for a too many men on the ice call and gave the Blues a 1-0 series lead.

Shields posts strong start for Royals against former team

Kansas City's James Shields allowed a two-run homer to Matt Joyce in the first inning, but only allowed three more hits over the next six in an 8-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

Garcia outduels Reds' Arroyo as Cardinals edge Cincinnati

Garcia (3-1) gave up one run on seven hits, struck out three and did not walk a batter. The left-hander improved to 7-0 in eight starts against Cincinnati at Busch Stadium and is 9-2 overall against them.

Missouri senators debate medical malpractice liability

Senators began debating the legislation Tuesday afternoon, and the discussion was continuing into the evening hours. Earlier this year, the state House endorsed the medical malpractice legislation on a 93-62 vote.

NCAA president calls for inclusiveness

NCAA President Mark Emmert opened Tuesday's second Inclusion Forum by urging campus leaders to make school policies more welcoming for women, minorities, disabled athletes and those with different sexual orientations.

Solar plane to make stop in St. Louis

The exact date of takeoff for the Solar Impulse will depend on the weather: The plane is so light and delicate it can't fly through clouds or bad weather.

WORLD BRIEFLY: Russian agents surveilled Boston bombing suspect

A Hezbollah chief warned that his militant group could intervene in Syria on Assad's behalf; The FDA announced the over-the-counter sale of the morning-after pill is OK for ages 15 and up.

Missouri prescription refill bill sent to governor

The medication cannot be a controlled substance and pharmacists must notify the patient's doctor when they provide an unauthorized refill.

Missouri Senate again passes tax credit curbs

The Senate version would cap tax credits for the renovation of historic buildings at $70 million annually — about half the current limit.

UPDATE: Interstate 70 in Kansas City reopens after truck accident

Investigators said truck was on a ramp from Interstate 35 to I-70 when it went along a guardrail and fell over the edge.

Missouri House bill would study Medicaid expansion

It would create a joint committee of House and Senate members to look at ways to "transform" the state's Medicaid program.

Republicans at odds over Sen. Schaefer's plan for extra money

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Kurt Schaefer says he expects Missouri will end its fiscal year June 30 with about $400 million more than had been projected.

Missouri House endorses criminal code overhaul

The measure endorsed on Monday would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors and give judges more flexibility in sentencing.

Missouri bill would allow sheriffs to issue weapon permits

Republican lawmakers want to allow sheriffs to print the permits instead of the Revenue Department.

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