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Ryan Chappell tries football as Tolton program progresses

Entering its third year of existence, Tolton football is continuing its growth by attracting players like Ryan Chappell, who have never played the sport before. The junior receiver has also played soccer, cross country, track and basketball for the Trailblazers.

Mike Moustakas' home run in 13th lifts Royals past Mariners

Kansas City led 6-5 in the ninth inning before Raul Ibanez homered off Greg Holland into the Mariners' bullpen with two outs to tie the score. It was Holland's first blown save since May 6 to end his streak of 31 consecutive saves.

 

In health care market, lower-premium plans are less generous

Two independent studies provided the first look at rates filed by insurers around the country, ahead of the Oct. 1 opening of new state insurance markets.

New fruit fly makes its way to Missouri

The spotted wing drosophila has come to Missouri this summer and could be particularly troublesome.

Senior Spotlight: Rock Bridge’s Zach Reuter leads by example

Senior receiver Zach Reuter of Rock Bridge doesn’t tell his teammates how to play. He shows them.

Battle's O-Line looks ahead to Hannibal

Last week, Battle's offensive line was the "unsung hero" of the Spartans' game against Kansas City East. The O-linemen talk about dishing out pancake blocks and being "six-second jerks."

Adams' home runs send Cardinals over Reds 5-4 in 16 innings

The Cardinals' 16-inning game finally ended with Matt Adams hit a home run.

Mariners beat Royals 6-4

The Royals used eight pitchers, tying a club record for a nine-inning game, in their 6-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners.

Reds hit 3 home runs off Lance Lynn, beat Cardinals 6-2

The Reds recovered from a 16-inning loss by overpowering the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 on Thursday night, taking three of four in their final series of the season.

Missouri man charged with spreading HIV says he had 300 partners

David Mangum of Dexter told police he had sexual contact with hundreds of people since his HIV diagnosis a decade ago. He has pleaded not guilty to infecting another man.

Once-a-year Jews find wide embrace with this year's Rosh Hashana services

Jewish synagogues offer more explanation of liturgy and long breaks during services in an attempt to get congregation members to continue attending.

Study: The right bacteria might help fight obesity

Thursday's report raises the possibility of one day turning gut bacteria into personalized fat-fighting therapies, and it may help explain why some people have a harder time losing weight than others do.

Study links global warming to some 2012 wild weather

New evidence suggests human influence has increased the risk of serious weather events.

Kansas City schools to make case for partial accreditation

Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro heard from district officials Wednesday and decided to let them speak at the state board's next meeting on Sept. 16 and 17.

Fuel charge decreased for Ameren Missouri

The Public Service Commission says the decrease amounts to about $1.97 per month for residential customers.

Stone Hill Winery takes Missouri Governor's Cup award

Honorees in the Missouri Wine and Grape Board's 2013 competition were announced Wednesday by the state Agriculture Department.

Without J'den Cox at his side, Christian Geen coming into focus for Hickman football

Senior Christian Geen grew up wrestling J'den Cox before the two became dynamic linebackers for Hickman. As Cox begins his wrestling career at Missouri, Geen is filling a vacated leadership role and trying to steer the Kewpies away from a Week 1 loss.

 

'Shots fired' calls on pace to be fewer this year than last

July usually has the highest frequency of calls about shots fired because the sound of fireworks is sometimes mistaken for the sound of a gunshot.

Missouri football's coaching staff built on loyalty, Toledo ties

As they prepare for Saturday's game against their old school, Gary Pinkel's assistant coaches reflect on why they followed their boss from Toledo to Missouri.

Historic Preservation Commission supports renovation of Rome restaurant building

The owner had asked for a demolition permit after the city told him the building partially stood on city land

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