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Organization opens 100th home since Joplin tornado

Rebuild Joplin has built a home for the Campbell family, the organization's 100th home constructed after the 2011 tornado.

Missouri lawmaker charged with stealing

Rep. Steve Webb faces one felony charge of stealing and seven misdemeanor charges for failing to report campaign contributions and expenditures and mixing campaign contributions with personal funds.

100-year-old Wichita statue comes down for repairs

A 100-year-old statue has been removed from its perch atop a Civil War memorial in Wichita. The 13-foot-tall "Liberty"' has been sent to central Missouri for repairs.

Bill James, Warrensburg publisher, dead at 65

Bill James, former publisher of The Daily Star-Journal in Warrensburg and a member of the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame, has died.

St. Louis archdiocese seeks dismissal of abuse suit

St. Louis archbishop Robert Carlson has connections to the Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, who was accused of child abuse in 2012, and may have failed to report Jiang's behavior.

Ex-mayor sentenced for police confrontation in St. Louis suburb

Nathan Grellner, former mayor of Valley Park, pleaded guilty Tuesday to several charges including drug and alcohol intoxication, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer.

Ponder possibility of RG3 paired with Peterson

Two years ago, in the second-to-last game of the season, Adrian Peterson tore ligaments in his left knee. Toby Gerhart and backup quarterback Joe Webb rallied the Vikings to a victory that ensured their record was better than Indianapolis or St. Louis.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens can rein in federal power

I have decided to leave a legacy of action by getting involved, writing my legislators and telling everyone I can there's a way out through convention of states.

Agent says Nick Saban facing 'pressure,' would consider Texas job

The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under "special pressure," The Associated Press has learned.

Cardinals claim national sportsmanship award

The organizers for the Musial Awards say the St. Louis Cardinals are being recognized for "playing with heart, class, character and respect for the game."

Nixon invites Missouri lawmakers to Medicaid discussion

The Missouri governor wants to meet with members of House and Senate interim committees who have been studying potential Medicaid changes ahead of the 2014 session.

Columbia voters approve $32.3 million bond issue for sewer work

The $32.3 million sewer bond issue passed with overwhelming support Tuesday. Of the 5,667 votes cast, almost 80 percent voted in favor of the bond.

UPDATED TIMELINE: The evolution of the Ryan Ferguson case

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ryan Ferguson's 2005 conviction for murder. Here's a timeline of the evolution of his case.

Missouri football's Green-Beckham sees production dip against SEC teams

Through five games of Missouri's Southeastern Conference schedule, sophomore wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been the clear third option in the passing game, but his presence is still being felt.

Ferguson attorney Kathleen Zellner boasts high success rate

If the state decides it will try to keep Ryan Ferguson behind bars, Kathleen Zellner said she will be ready. "If (the prosecutors) want a battle, we're always up for a fight." Her record of legal victories suggests that's no empty boast.

Ryan Ferguson appeals court ruling complex, focuses on Brady violation

The court wrote that Ferguson did not discover until after his appeal and post-conviction motions had failed that the prosecution had not disclosed key evidence to the defense. That opened the way for the appeals court to consider the significance of that evidence.

The who's who of people involved in the Ryan Ferguson case

As Ryan Ferguson's story is being told once again, here's a guide to some of the key people who have been connected to the case.

Meetings will discuss possible addition of Columbia Catholic parish, school

The meetings will address the growth of the Catholic community in Columbia, including overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School.

Remembering Kent Heitholt

Kent Heitholt was killed in the parking lot of the Columbia Daily Tribune in 2001. Ryan Ferguson has been serving a 40-year sentence for second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in Heitholt's death.

Tennis player Althea Gibson featured on stamp

Gibson was a physical education teacher at Lincoln University in Jefferson City in the early 1950s.

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